Tag: Guinness World Record

Guinness Record: World’s Biggest Engine Given the Title of Most Powerful

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD. The record-breaking Boeing 777X aircraft will be powered by the most powerful commercial aircraft jet engine in the world, GE9X.  GE Aviation has broken its own record again. Until now, this record (title for the thrust) was held by GE’s GE90-11B engine of 127,900 pounds set in 2002. In 2017, […]

Qatar Airways Goes for 18 Gulfstream Aircraft Worth $1 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute The national carrier of the State of Qatar, placed an order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft worth over $1 billion. For 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways currently operates a fleet of 18 rivate jets, including six Gulfstream G650ERs, four Gulfstream G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s and one Global XRS. […]

Boeing Recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for 10,000th 737

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thousands of Boeing employees gathered at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. With this airplane, a 737 MAX 8 for Southwest Airlines, the 737 has broken the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most produced commercial jet aircraft model. “This incredible milestone is a […]

Watch How WestJet Lands Two Guinness World Records Titles

Reading Time: 3 minutes WestJet announced today it set two GUINNESSTM WORLD RECORDS titles when the airline built and illuminated a kilometer-wide prize wheel in the Utah desert as flight 1118 from Toronto, descended into Las Vegas. On board, one lucky guest received the Vegas trip-of-a-lifetime when their seat number appeared on the giant LED wheel. Watch how the […]

Watch How Air France Helps Porsche Get Into The Record Books

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Porsche Cayenne has successfully towed an Air France Airbus A380 weighing 285-tonnes. The Cayenne, driven by Porsche GB technician Richard Payne, towed the aircraft over a distance of 42-metres at the Air France H6 maintenance hangar at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, improving on the previous Guinness World Record title of 115-tonnes. Air France […]

World’s Shortest Flight Honors Millionth Passenger

Reading Time: 1 minute Tired of miserable long-haul flights? Probably it’s time for you to try the world’s shortest passenger flight whose time span can be less than one minute. As a tiny hop between two remote British islands, the 2.7-km flight officially takes two minutes and can be done in 47 seconds “under ideal wind conditions,” according to […]