Boeing’s new Phantom Ray unmanned aircraft took to the air for the first time on Monday, with some help from one of NASA’s 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
Air France has accused Airbus of ignoring warnings over faulty speed sensors that may have contributed to the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.
NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.
Ethiopian Airlines took delivery of the 900th Boeing 777 ever built, the airline’s first 777-200LR.
Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered Qantas A380 that was forced to make an emergency landing last week.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight test was evacuated on Tuesday after landing in Texas due to smoke detected in the cockpit, the FAA said.
Boeing has told several of its customers, including ANA, Korean and Air India, that deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner will suffer new delays of at least another 10 months.
China is expected to become the world’s number two plane market as it will require 4,330 new commercial airplanes valued at $480 billion over the 20 years, Boeing projected on Tuesday.
World air cargo traffic will expand at a 5.9 percent annual rate over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic expected to triple through 2029, Boeing projected on Tuesday.
The Boeing Company on Wednesday announced that it recorded a 2 percent increase in third quarter revenues, earning $16.96 billion better than analysts’ expectations of $16.72 billion.
Brazil’s Embraer on Monday announced it had signed an agreement to sell up to 125 aircraft with a total value of $1 billion to NetJets, the fractional jet ownership company owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway.
Boeing announced on Monday that Air Lease Corporation has completed an agreement to purchase up to 60 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Boeing and Air China on Monday announced an order for four 777-300ERs for $1.1 billion at current list prices.
Boeing on Thursday announced that it has completed the production of the first F/A-18F Super Hornet for the Royal Australian Air Force.
Boeing on Wednesday announced the finalization of a deal to sell six additional 777-300ERs to Cathay Pacific after the Hong Kong-based carrier exercised an existing option.
Boeing forecasts that air carriers in Africa will experience steady growth over the next 20 years as air travel in Africa continues to grow with the economy, the company said.
Boeing on Tuesday announced that it has begun assembling the 1,000th 767 airplane at its factory in Everett, Washington, marking an important milestone for the company.