The first of Air New Zealand’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft to be constructed has achieved a major milestone this week with the arrival of the first major part of the new aircraft at Boeing’s Everett factory in Seattle three weeks ahead of schedule.
Cathay Pacific Airways today announced an order for three Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft. The order, valued at approximately $1 billion at list prices, also includes options for five additional 777 Freighters.
Sikorsky and Boeing will submit a joint proposal to build a demonstrator aircraft — based on Sikorsky’s X2™ Technology rotorcraft design — for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Technology Demonstrator (TD) Phase 1 program.
Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 aircraft per year.
Some more positive from Boeing today as they have begun assembling the first Next-Generation 737 to be built at the rate of 38 aircraft per month.
Boeing has released a further statement regarding the investigation into the 787 incidents.
It’s not been great for American Airlines or its staff recently but the airline hopes a new year and a new look livery and logo might just help bring it back on track.
Following the recent incidents with various 787 aircraft this week Boeing has released two statements, one from the Boeing Chairman and the second regarding the joint review with the FAA.
After a succession of recent issues on customer 787 aircraft the FAA has set in motion a review of the newest Boeing airliner to include its design and manufacture process.