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Boeing 2021 Aircraft Deliveries Surged

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing’s sales and deliveries of new planes increased in 2021, but the plane manufacturer still ended the year behind its main rival Airbus. According to Boeing, it delivered 340 aircraft, up from 157 in 2020. However, Airbus surpassed Boeing, having delivered over twice the number handled by Boeing, and it became the world’s largest airplane […]

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Airbus Increases Deliveries By 8% In 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has remained the world’s largest plane maker for the third year running as it outperformed Boeing by delivering 611 jets in 2021, up 8% from the year before. A320 family aircraft were unsurprisingly the most delivered planes throughout the year, with 483 deliveries. The A350 was the next most frequently delivered, with 55 handovers. […]

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Italian Prosecutors Investigate Components for B787 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Italian prosecutors seized elements intended for the production of Boeing 787 aircraft due to failing to meet the technical specifications. Police seized titanium and aluminum portions on the Grotaglie facility of Italian aerospace, protection, and safety powerhouse Leonardo.   According to CNBC, the prosecutors said in a statement their investigations hinted that the parts “were […]

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Boeing forecasts Africa’s 20-year commercial market at $400 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Boeing’s 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), Africa’s airlines will require 1,030 new airplanes by 2040 valued at $160 billion and aftermarket services such as manufacturing and repair worth $235 billion, enabling growth for air travel and economies across the continent. “Africa has healthy opportunities to expand travel and tourism, coinciding with increasing urbanization […]

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Boeing Spends $1 Million To Assist After Hurricane Ida

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing announced on Wednesday that it would spend 1 million U.S. dollars from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida was a category four hurricane that hit Louisiana in August and September 2021. It caused an estimated US$50 billion in damages and led to the […]

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Boeing Started 737 MAX Test Flights in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes A most controversial Boeing Co airplane Boeing 737 MAX took the test flight in China on Wednesday, reported Reuters. The U.S. manufacturer tries to end a nearly two-and-a-half-year regulatory grounding of the model in the fastest growing travel market. Flight-tracking website Flightradar24 showed a 737 MAX 7 test plane taking off from Shanghai’s Pudong International […]

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63% of Boeing’s Q2 Deliveries Were For The 737 MAX Type

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Boeing’s most recent data, approximately two-thirds of all aircraft delivered in Q2 of 2021 were 737 MAX aircraft. The total number was 79 commercial aircraft during the quarter, with 50 of Boeing’s 737 MAX family. Based on the information from ch-aviation.com, Aeromexico was the biggest customer of this quarter as it took 8 […]

SMBC Aviation Capital Expands 737 MAX Portfolio to 121 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and SMBC Aviation Capital yesterday announced the lessor is positioning its portfolio for air traffic recovery by ordering 14 additional 737-8 jets, growing its 737 MAX portfolio. The new order comes as airlines prepare for a robust return to air travel and modernize their narrowbody fleets to reduce fuel use and carbon emissions. “We […]

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Boeing Raises Retirement Age for CEO Dave Calhoun

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has raised a mandatory retirement age for its current CEO, 64-year-old CEO Dave Calhoun. He would have had to retire at 65 years old, but the company has given him another five years to remain in the leading position. Calhoun took the helm right in the middle of the Boeing 733 MAX scandal when […]

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Boeing 737 MAX Accounts for Over 80% of Boeing’s Q1 Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has released its results for Q1 of 2021, showing that Boeing 737 MAX deliveries made up over 80% of the total figure. All in all, 77 aircraft were delivered, with 63 being Boeing 737 MAX contribution. The total of 77 aircraft consisted of one 747, five 767s, six 777s, two 787s and 63 737 […]