Aircraft

First 787-9 Dreamliner Features New Boeing Livery

July 29, 2013 0

  Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is making progress with its first 787-9 Dreamliner, most recently painting it in the new Boeing Commercial Airplanes livery. The refreshed look for the Boeing family began with the 747-8 and […]

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Boeing Completes 787 Battery Certification Testing

April 8, 2013 0

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing completed a 787 certification demonstration flight on Friday (April 5) on line number 86, a production aircraft built for LOT Polish Airlines.  The flight marked the final certification test for the new […]

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IAG Releases Long-Haul Fleet Orders

April 4, 2013 0

Owner of British Airways (BA) and Iberia, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reached agreement with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for new long-haul aircraft for the group’s fleet, subject to approval by IAG shareholders. It plans to […]

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Boeing Offers 787 Plan

February 25, 2013 0

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has offered the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) a suggested solution to fix the 787 Dreamliner aircraft’s battery problems. The worldwide fleet of 50 Dreamliners was grounded in January, following an emergency […]

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First for Goldhofer

December 4, 2012 0

Goldhofer has announced it is the first aircraft tow-tractor manufacturer to receive Boeing’s approval to tow the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with its towbarless tractors (TLT). The announcement comes after Goldhofer, together with the 787’s launch […]

Airline Focus

SkyTeam Welcomes Xiamen Airlines

November 21, 2012 0

Global airline alliance SkyTeam has welcomed China’s Xiamen Airlines as its 19th member, and its fourth member from Greater China.  The airline adds three new hubs – Xiamen, Fuzhou and Hangzhou – to the SkyTeam […]

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Monarch Creates Jobs at Birmingham

November 20, 2012 0

Independent aircraft maintenance provider, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), has today (November 20) announced plans to expand its operations with a new 110,000sq ft (10,219m2) maintenance facility, creating 150 jobs with the potential for a further […]

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Warsaw Welcomes LOT’s First 787

November 16, 2012 0

At 10.51 on November 16, Warsaw Chopin Airport welcomed LOT Polish Airlines’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  LOT was the first European carrier to receive the Dreamliner two days previously, making Warsaw’s airport the first European […]

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Build Begins on BA’s Boeing 787

October 16, 2012 0

Construction has started on British Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, due to join the UK carrier’s fleet in May 2013. BA has 24 of the aircraft type on order, as well as 12 Airbus A380 […]