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Delta to add Airbus, Boeing aircraft to fleet amid travel demand recovery

Delta has entered into agreements to add 29 used Boeing 737-900ERs and lease seven used Airbus A350-900s as it continues to streamline and modernize its fleet. The 36 additional aircraft will improve fuel efficiency and enhance the customer experience, while supporting Delta’s fleet renewal strategy focused on simplification, scale, size and sustainability. “These aircraft are an investment in Delta’s […]

Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable

Boeing and Alaska Airlines have announced they are partnering on the latest Boeing ecoDemonstrator program and will flight test about 20 technologies on a new 737-9 to enhance the safety and sustainability of air travel. In flights beginning this summer, Boeing and Alaska will test a new halon-free fire-extinguishing agent that significantly reduces effects on […]

Boeing Launches $10 Million Emergency Assistance Package to Support India’s COVID-19 Response

Boeing has announced a $10 million emergency assistance package for India to support the country’s response to the current surge in COVID-19 cases. The assistance from Boeing will be directed to organizations providing relief, including medical supplies and emergency healthcare for communities and families battling COVID-19. The Boeing team in India totals 3,000 employees, in […]

Lufthansa orders five new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Lufthansa Group has confirmed it will continue its fleet modernisation with a new order for five 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. The incremental order further supports efforts to reduce complexity in its long-haul fleet and improve overall environmental performance by introducing more fuel-efficient widebody jets. “We are very pleased that five more Boeing 787-9s will accelerate […]

Silk Way West Airlines signs strategic fleet expansion agreement with Boeing

Silk Way West Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Boeing to expand its fleet. The agreement was signed at a ceremony in Baku on April 28, 2021 attended by Mr. Rashad Nabiyev, Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Zaur Akhundov, President of Silk Way Group, Ambassador Extraordinary […]

Boeing lays out plans for sustainable aviation

Boeing has laid out ambitions to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation. The company hopes to offer commercial planes which are capable and certified to fly on 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100 per cent sustainable fuels to address […]

Boeing predicts long-term resilience in commercial aviation market

Boeing has released its annual forecast for the commercial and defence aerospace market, reflecting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Boeing Market Outlook projects that the commercial aviation and services markets will continue to face significant challenges due to the pandemic, while global defence and government services markets remain more stable. “While this year […]