FAA has approved additional extended operations (ETOPS) for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. According to a Boeing statement, the move will “allow 787s to be operated up to 330 minutes from a landing field and signals continued confidence in the airplane’s technical capabilities.” Boeing said the Dreamliners have been allowed to operate “up to 180 minutes away from a landing field since they were introduced into service in 2011. Granting of the expanded operational ...

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