Tag: Boeing

Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing Partnership to Supply Aviation Biofuel

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first U.S. airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a cost-effective, efficient manner. […]

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Flying Display

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight demonstration at Paris Air Show. The industry-leading technology of the 787 Dreamliner is creating remarkable opportunities for airlines around the world and dramatically improving the air travel experience. We call it the Dreamliner effect. The 787’s unparalleled fuel efficiency and range flexibility enables carriers to profitably open new routes as well […]

Detailed Design for Boeing 787-10 Completed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has completed the 787-10’s detailed design, paving the way for assembly to begin on the largest aircraft in the Dreamliner family in 2016. The milestone, which Boeing said was achieved nearly two weeks ahead of schedule, “means the information needed to build parts and tools for assembly has been completed and released for fabrication […]

Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Boeing 777 Flight Simulator

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ethiopian Airlines has finalized the installation of a Boeing 777 flight simulator manufactured by CAE Inc. This 777 flight simulator, which is located in the newly built flight operations building at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, is its fifth full flight simulator (FFS)—following the Boeing 767/757, Boeing 737NG, Bombardier Q400 and the Boeing 787 FFS, […]

Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Departs Long Beach Assembly Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif. departed on Sunday, Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach. The airlifter flew over a crowd and the facility before heading to the company’s San Antonio location, where it will remain until delivery to […]

First KC-46 Pegasus Headed For Fuel Dock Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing officials are shifting their attention to a second round of fuel dock testing with the first KC-46 aerial refueler following successful initial airworthiness certification for the aircraft outfitted with its wing-mounted pods and centerline refueling boom. The team completed initial airworthiness testing for the first KC-46, also known as EMD-2, in the aircraft’s 20th […]

Oman Air to Build New Facility for Flight Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air will embark on a new phase in its expansion programme on 18th November 2015, when it starts construction of the new Oman Air Flight Training Centre (OAFTC). The centre will be located adjacent to Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat. Oman Air’s investment in this training facility will add an important milestone in the […]