An airplane entirely powered by the sun touched down in New York City late on Saturday, completing the final leg of an epic journey across the United States that began over two months ago.
The Solar Impulse, its four propellers dr
US aircraft maker Boeing expects more than 35,000 new airplanes worth $4.8 trillion to be ordered across the globe in the next 20 years, including 2,610 from the Middle East.
The increased demand is mainly for single-aisle jets, the com
Boeing has begun final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner, the newest member of the 787 family, in Everett in the US state of Washington.
“From the start, the entire 787-9 team has focused relentlessly on execution so th
US aircraft maker Boeing booked a record 1,203 net commercial airplane orders in 2012, the second-largest number in the company's history, besides delivering 601 new airplanes, its highest since 1999, said a senior official.
Iran's parliament has banned airplanes from flying in the country during the Azan call to Islamic prayer, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.
"According to the new directive, airplanes are banned fro
Kuwait airplane leasing company Alafco and Boeing have finalised an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s valued at $2 billion at current list price.
The order was first announced as a commitment at the Farnborough Airshow in July.
Boeing on Wednesday celebrated a major achievement delivering the first of the nine 747-8 Intercontinental VIP airplanes to an undisclosed customer.
The airplane, which was delivered with a minimal interior, will enter service in 2014 afte
Boeing lost the 2011 order race by a wide margin and lagged its archrival Airbus on deliveries for the ninth year in a row, figures showed on Thursday, but it pledged to fight back in 2012 with big sales of a revamped narrowbody.
Boeing recently delivered the 7,000th 737 to come off the production line to Dubai-based flydubai, making the airplane flydubai's 14th next-generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior.
The Boeing 737 is the best-selling commercial
Qatar Airways, the country's national carrier, received its 100th airliner, a 777-200LR (longer range), from Boeing at a ceremony held in Everett, US.
The Doha-based airline now operates 27 Boeing 777s of various types, including 16 77