Tag: Boeing

First North American Airline Welcomes Boeing 787-10 to its Fleet

United is the first North American airline which took delivery of the 787-10, and the first airline in the world to have the entire family of 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its fleet. Boeing’s latest Dreamliner model is 18 feet longer than the 787-9, and can carry more passengers and cargo than previous 787 […]

Flock of Birds Impacts Iraqi Airways Boeing 737

An Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-800, registration YI-ASG performing flight IA-916 from Erbil to Najaf (Iraq) with 98 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Erbil’s runway 18 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds. The aircraft received multiple impacts. The left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a number of birds. The crew leveled […]

Latest-Generation Aircraft Completely Replaces S7 Airlines Fleet

High-flying S7 Group is planning to be the first Russian airline to replace its narrow-body fleet with latest-generation Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Grigory Davydov, the group’s deputy director, has revealed to Vedomosti business daily that the country’s largest private airline is planning to phase out all of its existing A320ceos and Boeing 737NGs by 2024, […]

Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

Boeing has opened its first component factory in Europe, at Sheffield in the U.K. The premises will be used for the manufacture of actuation system components for the Boeing 737 and 767 jets from raw materials sourced in the U.K. Parts by the thousand will be produced each month, then shipped to Boeing’s Portland, Oregon […]

Boeing Raises its Profit Forecast as Q3 Earnings Top Expectations

Shares of Boeing rose after the company announced that its Q3 profit soared 31% to $2.36 billion driven by defence volume and orders for new planes placed by airlines to meet growing demand for travel. Boeing delivered 190 airliners in the quarter, including 57 737 MAX airplanes. That is down 12 from the same period last […]

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner to Juneyao Airlines

Boeing delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines. The new, super-efficient Dreamliner will also be the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone and marks a big step toward expanding our network in China and beyond,” said Wang Junjin, Chairman, Juneyao Airlines. “As […]

Boeing Sees Doubling of Air Cargo Traffic in 20 Years

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 Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to a customer, the company announced at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition. The aircraft is scheduled to fly to an interior finishing center. “We are excited to begin delivering a longer-range and more capable version of the world’s most popular business jetliner,” […]

Russia Receives First Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from ALC. S7, operated by Globus Airlines, becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new and improved 737 airplane. S7 plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of its […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]