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.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday granted Boeing an amended type certificate for 787-8 Dreamliner powered by General Electric GEnx-1B engines.
A Boeing employee was seriously injured Monday night when he was pinned between the spoiler and wing flaps of a new 747 under construction.
RwandAir has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 regional jets from Bombardier Aerospace, with options to purchase two more planes, the airline announced on Monday. The deal is worth about $89 million based on list prices.
The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to wear Air India colors has arrived at its new home, though only temporarily.
Transport of critical supplies aboard brand new planes are becoming commonplace as Boeing delivers more airliners to the developing world.