Trip Report: The ‘Nosebleed Seats’ On American’s 737 MAX

Every airline blog has covered American Airlines’ tortured new Boeing 737 ad nauseam. The tiny lavatories have been mocked from major news outlets to …

British Airways

Qatar Airways takes delivery of 2 Boeing 777 Freighters

<b>September 20, 2018:</b> Qatar Airways has taken delivery of two Boeing 777 freighters. The airline had signed a deal in July, worth $1.7 billion, to buy …

Qatar Airways

Boeing Shares Are Alerting Bullish Trading Activity

A gain of approximately 25% in 2018 for shares of The Boeing Company (BA) was likely driven by unusual buying activity in the shares. Boeing was a …


United to Fly Boeing 787s From Newark to Europe Next Summer

While we’re a little misty-eyed from the winding down of this year’s summer seasonal routes, United’s giving us reason to smile as we look forward to …

British Airways

AAIB: Cabin-Fume Incidents Trigger Boeing, GE Changes

A first-of-its kind engine-part failure and related fume events on a British Airways (BA) Boeing 777-200 led to changes in GE Aviation's GE90 engine …


Passengers complain of nasal bleeding on Jet Airways Mumbai-Jaipur flight

Jet Airways' comment on the incident is awaited

Jet Airways

Oops! Who stole Cathay Pacific’s ‘F’?

<b>“YOU had one job.”</b>Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific just flew right into a giant blooper. A blooper so huge, it is the size of its Boeing …

Hong Kong

VSMPO-Avisma and Boeing launch new titanium joint venture in Russia

YEKATERINBURG (Reuters) - Russia’s VSMPO-Avisma (VSMO.MM), the world’s largest titanium producer, and U.S. planemaker Boeing (BA.N) have launched a new manufacturing unit in Russia’s Urals region of Sverdlovsk, a local governor said on social media on Wednesday.<p>The joint venture (JV) will receive …


Aviation Daily, September 20, 2018

Volume 413, Issue 57Publication Info Cover Date: Thu, 2018-09-20 Volume: 413 Number: 57

Air New Zealand

Low cost long haul disrupts North Atlantic aviation

Change is now in the air as low cost long haul operators capitalise on the capabilities of new narrowbody aircraft and increasing liberalisation to …

North Atlantic

Comment of the Day: Vegas Edition

Burning Man is one of the most bizarre weekends of the year in just about every possible way, but there’s something to be said for the remnants it …


Food terror laws get VIP treatment

Laws to put so-called "food terrorists" behind bars for up to 15 years are so urgent to get royal assent they are being flown to Darwin for …


Boeing increasing 737 production at Renton plant, report says

Boeing could be getting ready to ramp up production at its Renton factory.<p>The Puget Sound Business Journal reports the 737-developer is looking to …

Puget Sound

Burning Man's Boeing 747 Is Stuck in the Nevada Desert

Burning Man, the community event that takes over the Black Rock Desert in Nevada for a week every year, has broken its number one rule of “leaving no …

Black Rock

First Boeing 777 is museum bound after 24 years of service

The world's first Boeing 777 took to the air for the last time today, headed to its retirement home at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona. …


Copa Airlines debuts new jet, lie-flat seats from San Francisco [PHOTOS]

Take a peak inside one of the world's most advanced jets<p>Starting later this year, Panama's Copa Airlines will fly brand new Boeing 737 MAX 9 jets on both of its daily nonstop roundtrips between San Francisco International Airport and Panama City (PTY). Eventually the jet will be deployed on other …

Panama City

Are Airbus And Boeing Running Out Of Names For Planes?

Are Boeing and Airbus approaching a name crisis? For Boeing, the “crisis” is acute. After a 60-year run of 7XX-series aircraft starting with the 707, only the 797 name has yet to be assigned. Airbus too is running out of A3XX names for its popular jetliners. If the aircraft consortium sticks with …


Irvine-based company buys part of Boeing's Huntington Beach campus

An Irvine-based property management company has purchased part of Boeing Co.’s Huntington Beach campus, according to a city manager’s report released Tuesday evening.<p>Sares-Regis paid $72.8 million for 285,000 square feet of the Boeing property at 5301 Bolsa Ave., according to the report. The campus …


​PICTURES: The life and times of Boeing's first 777

The historic retirement this week of the first 777 comes almost a quarter of a century after the aircraft was revealed to the world at Boeing's plant …

United Airlines

Test model of Boeing's 777X jetliner shows incredible scale of company's largest-ever passenger plane

It is set to be the biggest — and most efficient — passenger plane ever seen. And anticipation over the record-breaking 777X Jetliner reached new heights when the first "fully assembled" model was unveiled by Boeing.<p>Continue Reading Below<p>A fully-assembled static test model was revealed at the …

Carbon Fiber


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Top 10

United Eliminates Boarding Pens and New American Airlines First Class Lite Bites

News and notes from around the interweb:• 4000 bonus Aeroplan miles for Air Canada premium economy or business fares register and book by October 3 and …

American Airlines

Copa Airlines Introduces New Flat Bed Business Class

Copa Airlines presently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, made up of 78 Boeing 737s and 12 Embraer 190s. The airline is now in the process of …


Boeing NMA Engine And Fuselage-Shape Selections Loom

Boeing’s upcoming decisions will be an indication of how it plans to curb the NMA’s life-cycle more


LOT to launch Miami-Warsaw nonstop in June

LOT Polish Airlines will launch Miami-Warsaw nonstop passenger service on June 1.<p>The service will be the only nonstop route between Florida and …

Eastern Europe

Don't crowd the gate: United rolls out a new boarding process

United has become the latest airline to tweak the way it calls passengers to board its planes.<p>In a change that’s rolling out to United gates nationwide on Tuesday, the carrier says it’s streamlining its boarding process.<p>With that, United joins American and Delta in making changes to the boarding …

United Airlines

Boeing's Gigantic 777X Is Getting Closer to Takeoff — Here's Why You Should Be Excited

Boeing’s 777X jet — basically the blockbuster of the aviation world at the moment — is getting closer to making its grand debut.<p>The first 777X-9 …


Boeing's Biggest Headache Looked Like It Was Finally Over — Until Now

Just weeks before <b>Boeing</b> (BA) is supposed to deliver the first KC-46 tanker to the Air Force, new problems have come up that could push the troubled …

Merchant Shipping

Pictures: Lufthansa releases images of the new business class for its upcoming Boeing 777X

<b>Frankfurt - Business Class configuration of Luthansa for its upcoming 777X, which will enter into service in 2020, will offer passengers a new level</b> …


ANA Airbus A380 performs maiden flight

The first Airbus A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has successfully performed its maiden flight.<p>MSN 262 only just recently rolled out of the final …