Tag: Boeing

Watch Tesla Model X Break World Record by Towing Boeing Dreamliner

As part of a publicity stunt by Qantas, a Tesla Model X P100D established a new Guinness World Record for the heaviest tow by an electric production passenger vehicle by towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. With a mere 5,000-lb rated capacity, the Tesla Model X is already the passenger electric vehicle with the highest towing […]

Boeing, Assembrix to Collaborate on Secure 3D Printing

Boeing and Israeli company Assembrix Ltd today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will enable Boeing to use Assembrix software to manage and protect intellectual property shared with vendors during design and manufacturing. “This agreement expands Boeing’s ties to Israeli industry while helping companies like Assembrix expand their business,” said David Ivry, president, Boeing […]

Eight Passengers Become Sick on Board of the Transavia Boeing 737

A Transavia Boeing 737-800 with 185 people on board was enroute at FL370 about 50nm northeast of Vienna (Austria) in Slovak Airspace when the crew decided to divert to Vienna reporting a number of passengers had become sick. The aircraft landed on Vienna’s runway 16 about 20 minutes later. Several ambulances were awaiting the aircraft […]

Boeing, Airbus Lose Out on US$40bn as Iran Export Licenses Revoked

The immediate repercussions of President Trumps decision to pull out of the nuclear accord with Iran will see export licenses for Boeing and Airbus revoked according to Steve Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary. While based in Toulouse, France, Airbus is directly affected as over ten percent of its planes’ parts are manufactured in the U.S. by […]

Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways Finalize Order for 787-8 Dreamliner

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announced the finalization of an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $239 million at current list prices. Uzbekistan Airways currently operates two Dreamliners on international routes, including Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and USA. With this order, the carrier will add five more […]

Boeing Reports Strong First-Quarter Results

The Boeing Company has reported first-quarter revenue of US$23.4bn reflecting higher commercial deliveries and mix, defense contract volume and services growth. GAAP earnings per share increased to US$4.15 and core earnings per share (non-GAAP) increased to US$3.64 reflecting strong performance across the company. Commercial Airplanes first-quarter revenue was US$13.7bn reflecting higher deliveries and mix. First-quarter […]

Lion Air Group Confirms $6.2bn Deal for 737 MAX 10

Boeing and the Lion Air Group announced the airline purchased 50 of Boeing’s new 737 MAX 10 airplane, which will be the most fuel-efficient and profitable single-aisle jet in the aviation industry. The deal, valued at approximately $6.24 billion at list prices, is the largest incremental order to date of the MAX 10 variant.  “Lion […]

AerCap Leased, Purchased and Sold 114 Aircraft in the First Quarter 2018

AerCap has announced its major business transactions during the first quarter 2018. The Company signed lease agreements for 83 aircraft, including 15 widebody aircraft and 68 narrowbody aircraft. AerCap purchased 7 aircraft, including 2 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, 2 Airbus A350s and 3 Boeing 787-9s and executed sale transactions for 24 aircraft, including 11 Airbus […]

American Airlines Closes $12.3bn Deal for 47 Dreamliners

Boeing and American Airlines announced the world’s largest airline will more than double its 787 Dreamliner fleet with a new order for 47 of the super-efficient airplane plus 28 options. The 47 787s are valued at more than $12 billion at list prices and makes American Airlines the largest 787 customer in the Western Hemisphere. […]

Jet Airways Orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and Jet Airways announced a new order for 75 737 MAX airplanes as India’s premier international airline looks to the new and improved 737 jet to power its future growth. “Our new order for the additional 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will allow us to deliver a differentiated and world class customer experience to […]