Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental took off Sunday from Paine Field, kicking off the flight test program for the longest passenger aircraft in the world and the largest plane ever built by Boeing.
The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is set to make its maiden test flight today at 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern. Stay tuned for live updates from Paine Field in Washington.
Korean Air has decided to order two new Boeing 747-8 Freighters in a deal valued at approximately $639 million, the companies announced on Friday.
Libyan authorities have reportedly closed civilian airports, including Tripoli International Airport, after the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution to impose a no-fly zone on Libya.
Air France on Friday was charged with manslaughter, just one day after Airbus was charged with the same offense, for the 2009 crash in the Atlantic Ocean that killed all 228 people on board.
U.S. air passenger revenue rose 13 percent in February, marking the 14th consecutive month of revenue growth, according to a report by the Air Transport Association of America.
Two flights from Tokyo which landed in Chicago and Dallas triggered radiation alarms at those airports on Wednesday.
Iran on Wednesday unveiled a home-made unmanned ‘flying saucer’ called the Zohal during an exhibition of strategic technologies.
In the wake of the horrible events that are still taking place in Japan, NYCAviation has set up a donation page to help the millions that are estimated to be in need of assistance. Donations will be rewarded with free NYCAviation t-shirts and stickers.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday released a detained Iran cargo plane after a search found nothing illegal.
Airline tickets sold by U.S.-based agencies increased 11.22 percent year-over-year for the first two months of current year, and a 26 percent increase over the same period in 2009, according to a new report.
The Japanese Transport Ministry on Tuesday imposed a no-fly zone near the quake-hit Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant
Alaska Airlines has announced it will discontinue flights linking the northern California cities of Eureka and Redding with Los Angeles.
An hour after a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake heaved the Pacific floor off the coast of Japan, security cameras captured the moment Sendai Airport was washed out by the ensuing tsunami.
Consumers paid more than $9.2 billion in fees to U.S. airlines in 2010 for checked baggage and other services, according to a new study.
No one was injured when a Fairchild Metro III landed without its landing gear at Boeing Field Thursday night, forcing the closure of the airport’s main runway.
Cathay Pacific Airlines and Boeing announced on Wednesday that the Hong Kong-based carrier had ordered 10 more 777-300ER jets valued at $2.8 billion based on list prices.