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Low Key Reveal for Boeing 777X, the Longest Passenger Jet in the World

The very first Boeing 777X was presented to its employees yesterday – March 13th, at the airframer’s main wide-body manufacturing facility in Everett, Washington. The original event was due to be a planned celebration of the new plane but things were reigned in significantly out of respect following the recent loss of all onboard Ethiopian […]

Airlines ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopian air crash

Airlines in multiple countries have suspended the use of Boeing’s new 737 MAX 8 aircraft over concerns about its safety, after an Ethiopian Airlines flight of the same model crashed Sunday killing all 157 people on board. It is the second time in six months a 737 MAX 8 has crashed in the first few […]

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 […]

Boeing Nominates Nikki Haley for Election to Board of Directors

The Boeing Company board of directors has nominated former Trump appointee Nikki Haley to be elected as a director at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders on April 29. Haley is the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the first female governor of South Carolina, and a three-term legislator in the South Carolina House […]

ANA to Expand Fleet with Boeing 737 MAX 8’s and Airbus A320neo’s

ANA Holdings voted today at its board meeting to place an order for a total of 48 aircraft, which include 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 18 Airbus A320neo. Deliveries are scheduled from Financial Year 2021 to Financial Year 2025. The decision was based on the economic growth of Asia and emerging countries, with demand […]

New 787-9 Dreamliner joins Oman Air Fleet

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that it has on order for 2018. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. The wide-body Boeing 787-9 is a stretched version of the advanced long-range […]

Emirates Takes Delivery of its Last Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft

A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to be delivered with Emirates’ modern and efficient fleet strategy to continue with future deliveries of Boeing 777-8 and 777-9 aircraft. Emirates celebrated an important fleet milestone with the delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books. A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to […]

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc

Larger and longer-range Dreamliner to help airline expand service to Europe, United States and Latin America. Morocco’s flag carrier unveils new interior and special livery on inaugural 787-9. Boeing delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc on 11th December, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline’s fleet. The […]

Boeing and Turkish Airlines Announce Order for Additional 777 Jets

Amid record financial results and strong demand, Turkey’s flag carrier adds three Boeing 777 Freighters with Turkish’s freight business growing by double digits; airline aims to be one of the world’s largest cargo carriers and Boeing are to open engineering center in Istanbul, expanding strategic partnership with Turkey. Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced an […]

Boeing and Caribbean Airlines Announce Selection of 737 MAX

Caribbean Airlines announces decision to renew its fleet with more efficient and longer-range MAX with 12 737 MAX 8 jets replacing the current fleet and providing up to 16 percent fuel savings. Boeing and Caribbean Airlines today announced the airline has chosen to enhance and renew its single-aisle fleet with the 737 MAX 8. The […]