Tag: Boeing

Biman Bangladesh Orders Two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet with two additional airplanes valued at $585 million at list prices. The purchase – recorded in October as an unidentified order on Boeing’s website – complements Biman’s fleet of 787-8 jets with the larger […]

Second Test of World’s Longest Commercial Flight: Qantas Makes it Real

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas Boeing 787-9 (QF7879) has already taken off for the second test of the world’s longest commercial flight. The first test flight was operated last month from New York to Sydney, this time Qantas is on the London – Sydney route. Both flights, and the third which is to be done in December, are operated […]

Boeing Provides Status Update on 737 MAX Progress

Reading Time: 1 minute “With the rigorous scrutiny being applied, we are confident the MAX will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly”. The Boeing Company has provided an update on the progress of 737 MAX. According to the statement, Boeing has completed one of the five key milestones. It was the FAA eCab Simulator Certification Session […]

Boeing Hit with Another Crisis: What Is Going on with 737 NG Aircraft?

Reading Time: 3 minutes While Boeing is making all the efforts to resolve already the eight-months long crisis with 737 MAX aircraft, yet another crisis with another popular Boeing aircraft program is sparking off. The planemaker is back in the spotlight again for safety issues among its older 737 planes. First of all, let’s understand which models of Boeing […]

Airbus Ahead of Boeing: Enjoys Inflow of Hundreds of Orders

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airbus is currently enjoying a huge inflow of orders from around the world – during the past three months the European conglomerate managed to secure nearly 500 bookings, over 300 commitments are solely from Asia. The biggest orders’ boost came in the last days of October during which Airbus collected the major part of these […]

El Al Bids an Impressive Final Farewell to Boeing 747 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes El Al, the flag carrier of Israel, has become the latest airline bidding the final farewell to its long-standing Boeing 747 fleet. After a 48-years bond, El Al marked this special event by tracing a silhouette of itself in the sky. The last flight of the El Al’s four-engined ‘Queen of the Skies’ (24.4 years […]

Air Premia Commits to Five Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Premia announced the Korean startup airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation earlier this year. Air Premia, which plans to launch operations in 2020 is poised to become South Korea’s second Dreamliner operator. The commitment, valued at $1.4 billion […]

Lion Air 737 MAX Crash Report Faults Boeing, the Airline and Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee has released the final report into the last year’s Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash into the Java Sea which took the lives of 189 people. The conclusions of the 353-page report point to a series of reasons, including Boeing’s failure in aircraft design, mistakes of the airline itself […]

100th Aircraft to Vietnam Airlines Fleet: It is Boeing 787-10

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has received the third Boeing 787-10 which at the same time marked the delivery of the 100th aircraft to the fleet of the carrier. The airline expressed its great satisfaction with the operational efficiency of the two first Boeing 787-10 planes which performed over 140 flights with approximately 83,000 passengers on the Hanoi […]

Beloved Qantas 747 Becomes Rolls-Royce Flying Testbed

Reading Time: 3 minutes A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The aircraft will be used to test current and future jet engine technology that will transform flight, reduce emissions and set new benchmarks for efficiency. The Boeing 747-400 – with the registration of VH-OJU – has […]