Canada’s WestJet announced this week that they had signed a letter of intent to buy up to 45 Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 turboprop aircraft to launch a new regional airline.
Formally delivered late last week, the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental actually flew home to Frankfurt with its Lufthansa owners on Tuesday.
Boeing on Wednesday revealed a unique dual-feather design for the winglets on its upcoming 737 MAX series.
An Air India-bound Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner rolled off of the airframer’s controversial South Carolina, assembly line on Friday to a celebration of the first aircraft completed at the new facility.
Lufthansa on Wednesday became the first airline to take the delivery of Boeing’s new 747-8 Intercontinental, a critical milestone for the largest passenger plane ever built by the airframer.
The Kansas factory that builds the fuselage of the Boeing 737 and many other aircraft components remained closed on Monday after a tornado tore through it on Saturday.
The Spirit AeroSystems complex in Wichita that builds every Boeing 737 aircraft fuselage suffered a direct hit from a tornado on Saturday, damaging at least 10 buildings and knocking out power.
The Boeing 787 Dream Tour will make eight stops through seven cities in Europe and the US from late April through mid-May, Boeing announced on Wednesday.
TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola, also known as Angola Airlines, on Monday finalized an order for three 777-300ERs, worth $895 million at list prices.
A new Airbus report forecasts a need for 164 new airliners in Chile’s burgeoning travel market through 2030, the airframer announced this week.
Japan Airlines flew home from the Boeing factory in Everett, Wash. on Monday with not one, but two Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the first of 45 copies ordered by the Tokyo-based airline.
Japan Airlines’ president received the keys Monday to the carrier’s first two Boeing 787 Dreamliners, moving JAL a step closer to launching the first-ever Dreamliner revenue route in the United States.
Departing from Paine Field in Washington on its delivery flight to LAX, the new plane performed a low-pass and a wing wave.
The fifth segment of Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour will include stops across South America, Central Asia, Russia and Europe.
Japan Airlines will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Sunday, March 25, and will fly it to Tokyo the following day, the airline announced on Wednesday.