Tag: Boeing

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 9

Boeing and the Lion Air Group celebrated the very first 737 MAX 9 to be delivered. The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air, where its added capacity will help the airline launch several international routes. Boeing delivered its very first 737 MAX 9 to Thai Lion Air. The MAX 9’s extra capacity […]

Virgin Australia Open to All Boeing 737 MAX Variants

Virgin Australia is considering all Boeing 737 MAX variants as part of its order for 40 of the next generation narrowbody, group executive for airlines Rob Sharp says. The first 737 MAX in Virgin Australia colours is due to arrive in the fleet in the final quarter of calendar 2019. While the initial 2012 order […]

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas for $100 Million Tax Reform Investment

Boeing wrapped up a crowdsourcing initiative March 9 that gathered employee ideas for workforce investments that the company has pledged to make as a result of the benefits of tax reform legislation. Boeing asked employees directly for ideas on how to spend $100 million on learning and development for the future. The company built a […]

Boeing Recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for 10,000th 737

Thousands of Boeing employees gathered at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. With this airplane, a 737 MAX 8 for Southwest Airlines, the 737 has broken the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most produced commercial jet aircraft model. “This incredible milestone is a […]

Boeing Expands Pilot Development Program with Okay Airways

Boeing has expanded its commercial Pilot Development Program (PDP) with the addition of Okay Airways to its growing customer list. The airline joins recent customers Kunming Airlines and YTO Airlines. All three carriers are based in China. Through the Pilot Development Program, Boeing works with a network of flight schools around the globe to provide […]

Hawaiian Places $2.82 Billion Order for 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines announced that the carrier has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the selection, Hawaiian intends to purchase 10 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. Hawaiian also has purchase rights for 10 additional 787s. The Honolulu-based airline, which […]

Icelandair Begins Fleet Renewal with MAX Delivery

Boeing and Icelandair celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane as the Icelandic carrier seeks to grow and renew its fleet and enhance its trans-Atlantic operations. The MAX, a new and improved version of Boeing’s 737 airplane, will join Icelandair’s fleet of Boeing 757 and 767 jets in serving destinations throughout North […]

Boeing and White House Reach Informal Deal for Two Air Force One Jets

According to Reuters, the White House has confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Boeing for two new 747-8 jets to replace the current Air Force One planes, two Boeing VC-25As which began operations back in 1990. According to Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley, “President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing on […]

Boeing 737 MAX to Make History Again

When talking to future pilots someone asks which type of aircraft they are dreaming to operate, hundreds of them start laughing when saying: ‘If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!’. Although some of them are only joking, the most stunning thing is that nearly a half of them begin their pilot career in the cockpits […]

Safran Contributes to Boeing ecoDemonstrator

Safran Electrical & Power is proud to participate in the Boeing 2018 ecoDemonstrator, a campaign launched to improve commercial aviation’s environmental performance throughout an airplane’s lifecycle. After decades of successful partnership with Boeing on electrical wiring interconnection systems, Safran Electrical & Power is demonstrating its capabilities in power generation, distribution, electrical motors, and power electronics […]