Boeing announced early Friday morning that it now expects the first delivery of a 787 to take place in the middle of the first quarter in 2011. The company had previously expected to deliver the first copy to launch customer ANA in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Lockheed Martin on Monday signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for two more C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
The Boeing Company on Monday announced it will relocate the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) and B-1 Program from Long Beach to Oklahoma City.
Boeing Co. on Wednesday announced that its second-quarter profit fell 21% from a year ago after fewer commercial aircraft deliveries.
Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced it will buy two additional Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s in a deal valued at approximately $153 million.
Virgin America announced an order for 40 Airbus A320s with options for 20 more, while also sharing their plans to add sharklets to their fleet.
Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that it has ordered two additional Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, in a deal valued at around $501 million at list prices.
Beijing-based Okay Airways announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in England that it has ordered 10 Next-Generation 737-800s, in a deal valued at around $800 million.
American Airlines on Wednesday announced an order for 35 additional Boeing 737-800s. The deal is estimated to be worth around $2.5 billion, according to Boeing’s list prices.
Boeing announced today that the Phantom Ray, a stealthy, unmanned combat aircraft, will soon travel on the back of a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, making it the first non-Shuttle to be transported aboard the SCA.
After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world’s medium-haul airplane market by 2019.
GE Capital Aviation Services on Monday announced an order for 40 Next-Generation 737-800s for approximately $3 billion, and an order for 60 Airbus A320s with a list price of $4.9 billion.
Dassault Falcon on Friday announced that it has received certification from both the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for the newest member of the Falcon family of business jets, the 4,750 nm Falcon 900LX.
Boeing unveiled their new unmanned airborne system, the Phantom Eye, which is capable of reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet for as long as four days. The aircraft will be sent to the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base for testing.
Governors of eight states came out on Friday in support of Boeing’s formal bid for the U.S. Air Force tanker contract.
During the second quarter of 2010, Embraer delivered 69 jets to the airline and executive jets segments, 15 more than the same period last year, the company said on Thursday.
The Solar Impulse HB-SIA, a Swiss solar-powered plane, completed the first non-stop flight on solar energy after flying 26 hours and 9 minutes. It was the longest flight at the highest altitude in aviation history, Solar Impulse announced on Thursday.