Tag: Boeing

Green Light to Boeing-Embraer Tie-Up from Brazil

Reading Time: 1 minute After resolving uncertainty and fighting off all the challenges posed by lawmakers and labour unions, Embraer and Boeing strategic partnership has been given the green light from the Government of Brazil. The terms for the new company were agreed by both Boeing and Embaer last month and remain almost unchanged after the Government’s approval. The […]

Battle of 2018: Airbus or Boeing?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Never-ending competition between two aircraft manufacturing icons, Boeing and Airbus, has already become an integral part of the aviation world followed with great curiosity, especially in terms of commercial aircraft deliveries and orders. As 2018 came to an end, let’s look through their performance results and find out who lead the year of 2018. Deliveries. […]

Boeing Readies First 777X to Fly

Reading Time: 1 minute Inside Boeing’s Everett assembly plant, the first 777X flight test plane is all but complete. Engineers and mechanics are preparing to roll out this majestic jet for its public debut as early as February.  This first plane, a 777-9X model, is 252 feet long. When those 11-footlong tips are unfolded for flight, it has a wingspan […]

flyadeal Signs Commitment for Up to 50 737 MAX Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and flyadeal announced the Middle East carrier is growing its fleet with the 737 MAX to take advantage of the airplane’s fuel efficiency, range and passenger comforts. flyadeal, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Airlines, offers affordable flights within Saudi Arabia. The airline committed to ordering 30 airplanes with options for 20 more in a […]

Boeing Receives the Biggest Order from Africa Ever

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split into 50 firm aircraft and 50 options, as the airline gears up to begin commercial operations. The total deal carries a list-price of $11.7 billion, the largest aircraft agreement from Africa, and will be reflected on […]

LATAM Boeing 777 Becomes Disabled on Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes A LATAM Boeing 777-300, performing flight LA-8084 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos, SP (Brazil) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 341 passengers and 16 crew, was enroute near Belo Horizonte, MG (Brazil) when the crew decided to divert to Belo Horizonte due to electrical problems, the RAT (Ram Air Turbine) deployed. The crew performed an overweight […]

Boeing and Embraer Agree Terms For Strategic Partnership

Reading Time: 1 minute American plane giant Boeing and Brazil’s Embraer have agreed the terms of the joint venture which will create a strategic partnership to target growth in the global aerospace market. The partnership, in which Boeing will have an 80% stake and Embraer 20%, will comprise the current commercial aircraft and services operations, which will be hived […]

Last Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft Joins Emirates Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates celebrated an important fleet milestone with the delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books. A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to be delivered to Emirates, the world’s largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft and also the only airline in the world to have operated all the six variants of […]

Boeing Delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history. Since its first delivery in September, 2011, the 787 family has flown nearly 300 million passengers on more than 1.5 million flights around the world, including more […]

Turbulence Injures 2 Flight Attendants on UTair Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia), experienced turbulence, two cabin crew members were injured.  Aircraft was descending towards Surgut when the aircraft entered a zone of turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Surgut. The two injured flight attendants were taken […]