Tag: 777

Boeing Sees Doubling of Air Cargo Traffic in 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with increasing global freight traffic, which is expected to double with 4.2 percent growth annually. The 980 new medium and large freighters and 1,670 converted freighters will go toward replacing older airplanes and growing the global […]

Boeing Q3 Deliveries Slip but Rise Year over Year

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing reported that in Q3 2018 it delivered 190 commercial aircraft, including 138 Boeing 737 planes, two “Queens of the Skies” 747, four Boeing 767, 12 long-range wide-body twin-engine jet aeroplanes 777 and 34 Dreamliners. Boeing delivered 190 new commercial jets in Q3 of 2018, compared with 194 in the second quarter and 202 in the […]

Boeing and Cathay Pacific Donates World’s 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic airplane flew from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to Tucson, Arizona on September 18. The jet will be […]

Air Austral Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s First 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Austral are celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The newest addition to the Air Austral long-haul fleet will touch down at Roland Garros Airport in Saint-Marie, Reunion Island tomorrow following a 10,500-mile (16,898-kilometre) delivery flight originating from the Boeing Everett Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. “The state of […]