Betting On Industry Recovery, Boeing Boosts Production Rates of 747 and 787

Betting on an airline industry recovery by the end of the year and a return to profitability in 2011, Chicago-based Boeing announced today that it will increase production rates on its popular 777 and 747 jumbo jet lines.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren


PHOTOS: Fourth Boeing 787 Airframe Takes Flight

Boeing's fourth 787 Dreamliner test plane made her maiden flight on Wednesday. David Lilienthal brings us exclusive photos of the occasion.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Video: Boeing Powers Up First GEnx-Engined 787

Boeing has completed the first power-up and engine testing of a General Electric GEnx powered 787 Dreamliner.
by Mark Lawrence



Steven Udvar-Hazy Retires from ILFC

The founder of International Lease and Finance Company (IFLC) and the “father” of the aircraft lease business, Steven Udvar-Hazy, retired Friday from the company that he established in 1973. What is next for the aviation le...
by Mark Lawrence


United Airlines Places A350 and 787 Orders

United Airlines announced today that they have placed firm orders for 25 Airbus A350XWBs and 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, in addition to 50 options for 50 additional of each type in the future.
by Phil Derner Jr.