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For Boeing, the 787 Dreamliner Nightmare Just Won't Stop

Based on a Seattle Times report, it looks likely that the 787 -- already three years late -- is saddled with enormous technical problems that could delay it two more years and cost Boeing $12 billion, 120% more than its original budget.

Qantas Takes Preliminary Legal Action Against Rolls-Royce

Qantas Airways (QUBSF) took preliminary steps towards legal action against Rolls-Royce over the grounding of the airline%u2019s fleet of Airbus A380s. Qantas filed a preliminary action in Australian federal court, allowing the company to pursue legal action is the airline isn%u2019t satisfied with the offer of compensation from Rolls-Royce, The New York Times reported.

Rolls-Royce to Miss 2010 Profit Target After Qantas Incident

One week after one of its jet engines exploded in mid-air, Rolls-Royce said it will miss its profit target for 2010. Rolls-Royce said that growth in underlying profit will be "slightly lower" than the expected 4% to 5%, Bloomberg News reported.

What's Wrong at Rolls-Royce, and Who Will Benefit?

It's looking more and more like the explosion of a Roll-Royce engine on a Qantas-owned Airbus A380 last week wasn't an anomaly, but a sign of an as-yet unidentified design flaw. So how deep are the problems at Rolls-Royce, and which of its competitors are most likely to benefit from its troubles?

Should Qantas Dump Airbus 380s for Boeing 747s?

Qantas has a lot riding on its reputation for safety, which only raises the stakes for the airline after the engine explosion on one of its Airbus A380s Thursday. It temporarily grounded its six A380s, but the airline needs a long term solution. Is that old workhorse the Boeing 747 the answer?

787 Dreamliner Will be Ready Early 2011

The long-awaited Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be ready for service early next year, engine-maker Rolls-Royce Group said. Rolls-Royce, which supplies some of the engines used in the 787 Dreamliner, will meet with Boeing (BA) this week to work out plans to recover from an engine blow-out last month, Bloomberg News said.