Russian agency calls for halt to Boeing 737 use

2015-11-08 14:00

The Russian agency that investigates air accidents is calling for a halt to the use of Boeing 737 planes in the country, citing "serious deficiencies".

Boeing opens commercial spaceship plant

2015-09-06 18:30

Boeing has taken the wraps off an assembly plant for its first line of commercial spaceships, which Nasa plans to use.

US selects four new astronauts

2015-07-09 23:32

Three men and one woman have been named by Nasa as the first four astronauts who will fly aboard spaceships built by private companies Boeing and SpaceX in the coming years.

SpaceX to deliver new dock, supplies to ISS

2015-06-26 22:03

The SpaceX capsule is to deliver a new parking spot for the space station, reserved for future crew ships.

Paris airshow: Record orders turn focus to output

2015-06-15 12:05

Reports say the Paris airshow will see fewer multi-billion-dollar deals and more nervous expressions over production.

Boeing plane makes emergency landing in Russia

2015-03-25 13:21

A Boeing 737 plane carrying 78 passengers plus crew has requested an emergency landing at the main airport in Russia's second city of St Petersburg, a Russian aviation source says.

Malaysia committed to MH370 search

2015-03-08 09:04

Prime Minister Najib Razak says Malaysia remains committed to the search for the missing MH370 aircraft a year after it vanished without trace.

SA airports taken off navigation systems

2015-02-15 14:27

About 70 airports have been removed from one of the world's leading satellite navigation systems, compromising air traffic safety in South Africa.

Airbus beats US rival in new orders

2015-01-13 15:30

Europe's largest aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, has garnered more new orders in 2014 than its US rival Boeing, but the latter has delivered more planes.

Small aircraft spying on US phones - report

2014-11-14 11:03

Justice officials are scooping up handset data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.


New stretched Boeing 747-8 heading to Africa

2015-10-22 18:18

History will be made when the new stretched Boeing 747-8 passenger version touches down on African soil for the first time.

Speculation over Reunion plane debris grows

2015-07-30 17:29

Aircraft debris which has washed up on Reunion is being tested, as speculation grows that it could come from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Aeromexico Dreamliner makes emergency landing

2015-06-29 23:38

An Aeromexico Boeing 787 travelling from Mexico City to Paris made an emergency landing in Ireland.

Airline carrier orders new planes worth $20bn

2015-06-15 15:46

Several substantial orders and inquiries about new aircraft have surprised everyone at the Paris air show by the sheer volume of confirmed agreements.

Boeing aims for human spaceflight

2015-05-28 17:10

Nasa has awarded Boeing a commercial human spaceflight mission to include the company’s first-ever service flight to the International Space Station.

US fixing software Boeing GPS glitch

2015-03-23 08:33

The US Air Force is working to resolve a technical error that affected some Boeing Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites.

Malaysia Airlines increases aircraft tracking rate

2015-03-06 22:10

Malaysia Airlines has increased the frequency with which its aircraft are tracked, a safety enhancement spurred by the still unexplained disappearance of flight MH370 one year ago.

Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price

2015-01-27 07:37

Boeing and SpaceX capsules will beat Russia on price for US astronaut rides to the space station.

Kuwait Airways to buy 10 Boeing 777s

2014-11-20 18:05

State-owned Kuwait Airways says it has agreed to buy 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, with delivery to begin in two years.

China, Boeing turn cooking oil into jet fuel

2014-10-22 17:21

Aircraft makers Boeing and Commercial Aircraft of China have launched a joint pilot project to turn used cooking oil into jet fuel.

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