British Airways Chooses Boeing 777 to Replace 747s

IAG’s British Airways picks the 777X to modernize a major part of its long-haul fleet, the 777X builds on 777 and 787 Dreamliner technology and will be world’s largest, most efficient twin-aisle jet. Boeing and International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways, announced the airline has committed to purchasing up to 42 777X […]

First day of Dubai Airshow opened with $17B deals

The 15th Dubai Airshow opened on November 12, 2017, with $17 billion worth of deals being made within the first four hours of the show. Most notably, Dubai-based Emirates signed a deal with Boeing for 40 planes and the UAE Air Force ordered 60 F-16s. Boeing champions the first deal of the show Dubai Airshow […]

Boeing starts production of 777X

On October 23, Boeing started the much-anticipated (and hyped) production of the wide-body 777X jet, showing off its composite assembly know-how at its factory in Everett, Washington. In a live-broadcasted video Terry Beezhold, chief engineer for the 777X project, emphasized the efficiency Boeing hopes to bring with the new composite wings. “The 777X will be […]