Tag: Boeing

DHL Express Purchases 14 Boeing 777 Freighters

Boeing and DHL announced that the leading international express carrier has placed an order and commitment for 14 Boeing 777 Freighters, and purchase rights for 7 additional freighters. The $4.7 billion order agreement, at current list prices, was unveiled at the opening of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. A portion of the order was previously […]

Boeing Receives Contract for Four Special Operations Chinooks

Boeing has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. “The Army uses the MH-47G for some of its most difficult and challenging missions,” said Pat Donnelly, director, H-47 Domestic and Foreign Military Sale Programs. “By incorporating key Block II features we […]

Air Vistara Places $3.1 Billion Order for Airbus and Boeing Aircraft

Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines joint venture Vistara has entered into a deal with Airbus and Boeing for 13 A320neo and A321neo aircraft as well as six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Both deals are together valued at $3.1 billion, excluding customary discounts, the airline announced on Wednesday.  With an order for 13 A320neo and A321neo aircraft, the […]

Boeing Updates Its Livery System to Boeing Blue

From now on Boeing passenger aircraft will share a unified look as the US-based planes’ manufacturer revealed a new livery that mirrors the commonality across its aircraft families. “The family name now takes precedence, replacing the minor model designator on the nose and aft fuselage. A larger Boeing logo, a shared color palette rooted in blue and […]

Gol Boeing 737 Aircraft Movement Injures Two Flight Attendants

A Gol Linhas Aereas Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Belo Horizonte was enroute when the crew decided to turn around and return to Belo Horizonte after sudden aircraft movements had caused two flight attendants to lift off from the cabin floor and fall uncontrolled sustaining injuries. The aircraft descended for the return and landed safely […]

Boeing and Embraer Forge $4.75 Billion Commercial Jet Venture

Boeing and Embraer announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic partnership that positions both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The non-binding agreement proposes the formation of a joint venture comprising the commercial aircraft and services business of Embraer that would strategically align with Boeing’s commercial development, production, […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX for Ethiopian Airlines

Africa’s largest and fastest-growing airline expands Boeing fleet with new and improved 737 jet. Delivery is first of 30 MAX jets for Ethiopian and will be largest 737 MAX fleet in the Continent. The flag carrier of Ethiopia has long operated the efficient and reliable Boeing 737 airplane. With the MAX, Ethiopian will be able […]

Qantas to Retire the Iconic Boeing 747 in 2020

Qantas has begun the long goodbye for aviation’s most iconic figure, the Boeing 747. The finishing tape has been set for 2020, the year of the airline’s centenary. There will be much sadness, and much said, over the ensuing 30 months between now and when the 747-400 ferries its last passengers in Qantas colours. Nostalgia […]

Boeing Debuts First Passenger-Carrying Hypersonic Vehicle Concept

Building the future at Boeing requires looking decades ahead at what could be possible, and innovating now to make it happen. That’s the impetus behind Boeing’s first passenger-carrying hypersonic concept that was debuted at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference in Atlanta. The passenger concept could have military or commercial applications; this is […]

Bamboo Airways Orders 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners Worth $5.6B

Boeing and Bamboo Airways announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant Secretary for […]