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.

SpaceX, Boeing to send astronauts to ISS

2014-09-16 23:43

Boeing and SpaceX will build the next generation of spacecraft that will carry US astronauts to the International Space Station.

Boeing completes review for space taxi

2014-08-21 20:00

Boeing has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, company officials say.

Israel's Iron Dome makers hit by China hackers

2014-07-30 05:00

Three Israeli defence contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were themselves robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011.

Boeing forecasts $5.2trn orders

2014-07-10 13:15

Boeing has raised its forecast for aircraft demand, saying it now expects to deliver 36 770 planes over the next two decades in deals worth $5.2trn.

China's plane demand surges

2014-06-25 10:30

China is developing its own passenger planes and building scores of airports, but its aviation expansion faces turbulence from slowing growth.

Turkish Airlines buys 15 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes

2014-06-17 08:48

US aerospace giant Boeing and Turkish Airlines on Monday finalized an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices, the companies said.

Boeing gets okay to sell plane parts to Iran

2014-04-05 11:50

Boeing says it has received US government approval to export certain spare parts for commercial airplanes to Iran.


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.

Niger buys president $40m jet

2014-09-01 21:37

The government of Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, has provoked anger with the purchase of a $40m presidential Boeing 737.

SAA, Boeing look to tobacco for jet fuel

2014-08-06 13:44

South African Airways, Boeing and SkyNRG say they will collaborate together to make aviation biofuel from a tobacco plant.

Boeing, Paramount Group enter security deal

2014-07-15 16:30

Boeing and Paramount Group have signed a memorandum of collaboration to jointly develop defense and security opportunities in key international markets.

Boeing, Emirates finalise $56bn order

2014-07-09 13:15

Boeing has finalised an order for 150 777X planes from Dubai's Emirates Airline in a $56bn deal and includes purchase rights for an additional 50 airplanes

Asiana crash pilots didn't understand systems

2014-06-24 20:58

The pilots of a South Korean airliner that crashed in San Francisco last year depended too much on automated systems they didn't understand.

Japanese firms to supply parts for Boeing

2014-06-12 13:54

US aviation giant Boeing says five Japanese firms would supply major parts of the fuselage for its new 777X jet, which is set for delivery in 2020.

Japan bids farewell to 747 'jumbo'

2014-03-31 09:11

Japanese plane buffs will say a fond farewell to the 'jumbo jet' as the Boeing 747 makes its final scheduled flight in the country.

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