Boeing expects airlines to demand 34,000 new planes by 2031, fueled by growth in the Asia Pacific region.
Boeing today, in conjunction with 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways, rolled out the first 787-8 commercial airliner to be used in revenue passenger service.
Boeing today announced that they had secured 17 more orders for the 747-8 Intercontinental, the latest version of the iconic jumbo Jet made by the Chicago-based company.
In a conference call this morning, Boeing gave it’s current market outlook for this year and the future for commercial airplanes, forecasting growth in the market as a whole to the tune of around 5% a year.
The 747-8 Intercontinental touched down safely at Boeing Field on Sunday after a successful four and a half-hour first flight.
Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental took off Sunday from Paine Field, kicking off the flight test program for the longest passenger aircraft in the world and the largest plane ever built by Boeing.
The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is set to make its maiden test flight today at 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern. Stay tuned for live updates from Paine Field in Washington.
Spectacular shots of Boeing’s newest jumbo jet.