Posts Tagged ‘first flights’

United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)

Onboard United’s First Boeing 787 Passenger Flight

United Airlines on Sunday flew its first Boeing 787 revenue flight, from Houston to Chicago.
by Kevin Koske

Austrian Airlines' first flight took place on this day in 1958

March 18th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Launches Service

Europe's first airplane takes flight, Austrian Airlines launches service, Delta offers voluntary severance to 30,000 employees, the crash of a Boeing 307 Stratoliner during a test flight, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

Lufthansa expects to fly this Boeing 747-8I (D-ABYA) home to Germany in the Spring. (Photo by Liem Bahneman)

Photos: First Boeing 747-8I for Lufthansa Makes its Maiden Flight

Lufthansa came one step closer to the delivery of their first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental today as their first fully painted aircraft took to the air.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren



Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Lands Safely, Completing First Test Flight

The 747-8 Intercontinental touched down safely at Boeing Field on Sunday after a successful four and a half-hour first flight.
by Nate Strong


Photos: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Takes Off on First Flight

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.
by Nate Strong