Tag: Boeing 777

Air New Zealand Grounds 777s, Defers A321neo Deliveries

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic affects even the strongest. Air New Zealand is working through different ways to save cash and minimize costs. The airline made a solid start to 2020 and right upon the beginning of the pandemic in March had short-term liquidity of more than $1 billion. On 25 May, 2020, […]

Delta to Retire 18 Boeing 777 Aircraft by the End of 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute Responding to the impacts of the coronavirus crisis and in an attempt to simplify its fleet, Delta has announced that it plans to phase out its entire Boeing 777 fleet, consisting of eight 777-200 and ten 777-200LR, by the end of 2020. With a crisis breathing down Delta’s neck, the company is actively accelerating its […]

Boeing to Gradually Resume Production of Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing is set to gradually resume production of all commercial aircraft at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week. The Washington state facilities have been closed for nearly a month amid the coronavirus pandemic. This way, almost 27,000 Boeing employees in the Puget Sound area will return to work and resume production of the 747, 767, […]

Boeing Records 150 Cancellations for 737 MAX Aircraft in March

Reading Time: < 1 minute At first, safety crisis created by the 737 MAX type. Now the coronavirus situation. Although Boeing is an old and experienced player on the market, it is difficult to imagine the scope of the problems the company is dealing with. Especially grave appeared to be March 2020 performance. During the last month the airframer faced […]

Boeing 777X Suffers the Delay Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute It was 23 January on a schedule for the first ever flight of Boeing 777X. However, as Boeing had warned, the weather conditions around the Everett facility in Washington were not suitable today. We are postponing the #777X first flight that was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Jan. 23, due to weather. The team is […]

Etihad Gets EASA Approval to Train Boeing 777 & 787 Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Aviation Training, which a part of Etihad Aviation Group, has secured approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide training for Boeing 777 and 787 pilots. In 2018 Etihad Aviation Training became the first EASA-approved training organisation (ATO) in Middle East to offer Airbus A320, A330 and A340 training. Now, in […]

Boeing Faces 53% Slump in Deliveries During 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Boeing Company has announced the deliveries for the year 2019 – 380 aircraft from across all the commercial aircraft programs. This is a 53% decrease compared to the number of commercial planes delivered in 2018 – 806. After the global grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following the two deadly crashes, it was not […]

China Airlines Orders Six Boeing 777 Freighters

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Airlines, the national carrier of Taiwan, has finalized a $2.1 billion order (according to list prices) for Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft to modernize the current fleet of 18 Boeing 747-400 cargo planes. According to the statement, the airline plans to transit from one type to another seeking greater capacity and better range for its […]

KLM to Extend Widebody Fleet with Two More Boeing 777 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands, intends to expand its Boeing 777 fleet by two more 777-300ER aircraft already placed on the order list. The value of the new deal is $751 million at current list prices. In the statement Boeing noted that the order was previously listed as from […]

Air New Zealand to Decide in Favour of Boeing Aircraft?

Reading Time: < 1 minute After 18 months of discussions, calculations and attempts to arrive at the final decision, Air New Zealand, an Auckland-based airline, has come closer to picking the aircraft to renew its widebody fleet. According to Reuters, it will be Boeing. Reportedly, the flag carrier of New Zealand is looking for an option to replace its eight […]