BOEING WANTS TO PRODUCE A PLANE EVERY 10 HOURS BY 2020, CEO SAYS

BOEING WANTS TO PRODUCE A PLANE EVERY 10 HOURS BY 2020, CEO SAYS

Boeing aims to keep increasing its record pace of aircraft production. CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC that “by the end of the decade” Boeing “will be building more than 900 airplanes a year.” He says the world’s aircraft fleets are...
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BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND EIGHT 787 DREAMLINERS

BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND EIGHT 787 DREAMLINERS

$7.4 billion deal first announced at 2017 Paris Air Show Puts 737 MAX programme over 4,000 orders Boeing and CDB Aviation have finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. The order,...
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Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Air New Zealand’s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand’s temporary shut-down of its pipeline to Auckland. A 168 kilometre-long....
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BOEING DEBUTS 787-10 DREAMLINER

BOEING DEBUTS 787-10 DREAMLINER

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut last February 17 at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated the event, along with U.S. President Donald Trump...
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BOEING BEGINS DIGITAL FLIGHT DECK UPGRADES TO NORTH  ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) FLEET

BOEING BEGINS DIGITAL FLIGHT DECK UPGRADES TO NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) FLEET

Airborne Warning and Control System(AWACS) upgrades improve efficiency, cost savings and operator awareness The Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) digital flight deck and avionics enhancements ensure compliance with current ...
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DREAMLINER: WHICH NEW LONG-HAUL CARRIER IS BEST? –  MICHAEL GEBICKI

DREAMLINER: WHICH NEW LONG-HAUL CARRIER IS BEST? – MICHAEL GEBICKI

There’s a shootout happening in the skies, with two competing aircraft that promise a new era in long-haul passenger comfort and a game-changer for airlines. In one corner is Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, in the other the Airbus A350 XWB. There...
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EMIRATES NAMED WORLD’S BEST AIRLINE

EMIRATES NAMED WORLD’S BEST AIRLINE

Middle East international carrier, Emirates, has been named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016. In addition to this award, the mega carrier was also named World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for a rec...
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AIRBUS’ A320 FAMILY HAS CARRIED THE WORLD

AIRBUS’ A320 FAMILY HAS CARRIED THE WORLD

Since entering commercial service in 1988, Airbus’ A320 product line has transported some seven billion passengers – which is equivalent to the total number of people on Earth. This best-selling aircraft family – consisting of the A318, A319,...
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BOEING’S ‘LIGHTEST METAL EVER’ IS 99.99% AIR, MUST BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED

BOEING’S ‘LIGHTEST METAL EVER’ IS 99.99% AIR, MUST BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED

We live in an age of technological marvels, from the computers we carry around in our pockets to the connected homes we live in, but there’s hardly time to sit back and admire our achievements when another one is just...
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U.S helicopter crashes off Japan

U.S helicopter crashes off Japan

A United States military helicopter has crashed off the coast of the southern island of Okinawa, Japanese officials say. The Kyodo state news agency said 17 crew members were rescued, and seven people were injured. Japan’s defence ministry said the...
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