All Nippon Airways cancels Boeing 787 flights to fix Rolls-Royce engines

Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has started grounding Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights after detecting problems with their Rolls-Royce engines, the company said.

Nine domestic flights were on August 26 and the airline plans to cancel others through September. others will be canceled through September. ANA says there will be no cancellations on international routes.

The airline operates a fleet of 50 Dreamliner jets. It said it has been repairing some of the 37 used on international routes since a problem with the engine was detected in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in February.

Boeing assembles the 787 at factories in North Charleston and Everett, Wash. Customers can choose between Rolls-Royce and General Electric engines.