Tag: commercial aircraft

Official: Boeing to End Production of Legendary 747 in 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and unconfirmed statements, Boeing has finally affirmed that the production of the 747 “Queen of the Skies” will come to an end in 2022. The information has been revealed by Boeing CEO in the letter to employees on quarterly results and market realities. “The reality is the pandemic’s impact on the aviation […]

Boeing 737 MAX Records Close to 400 Cancellations in First Half

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has announced deliveries for the Q2 and the first half of 2020. Global pandemic and ongoing 737 MAX troubles made obvious impacts. During the Q2 Boeing delivered only 20 aircraft, while a total for the first six months stands at only 70 units. While many consider 737 aircraft program to be the most popular […]

Airbus: Future of Autonomous Take-Offs and Landings is Near?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another milestone in the autonomous aircraft operations field. After the two-year test program, Airbus has completed its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. With over 500 test flights, Airbus achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a commercial aircraft through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology – a world-first in […]

Boeing To Cut Staff by 10% and Reduce Production Rates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing says it is already deeply feeling the impacts of the current crisis and reveals some drastic measures for the future to secure business and adjust operations to a significantly lower demand. In a letter to employees, Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun has explained that the coronavirus pandemic made aviation almost stop. Airlines have […]

Boeing to Gradually Resume Production of Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing is set to gradually resume production of all commercial aircraft at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week. The Washington state facilities have been closed for nearly a month amid the coronavirus pandemic. This way, almost 27,000 Boeing employees in the Puget Sound area will return to work and resume production of the 747, 767, […]

Airbus Adapts Commercial Aircraft Production to ‘New Normal’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The consequences of the crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic are already obvious and painfully felt, even skipping the still unknown impacts. Aviation business is among the most affected ones, therefore, each and every company in the industry is adapting its operations to the new standards, new market environment and demand. Airbus is also among […]

Airbus Suspends Most Production in Spain for Over a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the recently introduced measures by the Spanish Government aimed at fighting against the coronavirus, Airbus has made a decision to stop a huge part of its production in the country. As for now, Spain is one of the most affected European countries, thus, the measure to reduce all non-essential activities in the country are […]

Embraer Delivers 181 Total Jets in 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer delivered a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 85 to 95 for the commercial aviation market, while business aviation market deliveries were below the 105 to 125 […]

Commercial Aircraft to Replace Current Satellites

Reading Time: 4 minutes A more connected world makes the globe shrink. Increasingly people are gaining internet access at an exponential rate, and it is changing the way of life. Our devices are becoming progressively more connected through the IoT (Internet of things). But this is not some advanced technology that will affect only the first world. Internet access […]

Embraer Reaches 2017 Delivery Outlook

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer delivered a total of 210 jets in 2017, of which 101 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 97 to 102 commercial jets, 70 to 80 light business jets and 35 to 45 large business jets. In […]