Boeing received illegal tax break - WTO

2016-11-28 19:41

Boeing has received an illegal tax break as part of $8.7bn in aid to assemble the 777X and manufacture the jetliner’s carbon-fibre wing, finds the WTO.

World needs 31 000 new pilots a year - Boeing

2016-07-25 19:00

Global airlines will need an average of 31 000 new pilots every year for the next two decades as the air transport industry expands, says Boeing.

Iran, Boeing reach deal on purchase of 100 planes

2016-06-21 18:39

Iran and Boeing have reached an agreement for the purchase of 100 aircraft to renew the country's ageing fleet.

Suspected MH370 debris handed to experts

2016-03-07 21:06

Mozambican civil aviation authorities have handed over suspected debris from missing flight MH370 to Malaysian experts after the piece was found by an American amateur investigator.

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.


Boeing vows to beat Elon Musk to Mars

2016-10-05 10:55

Boeing once helped the US beat the Soviet Union in the race to the moon. Now the company intends to go toe-to-toe with newcomers such as billionaire Elon Musk.

SAA, Mango celebrate biofuel passenger flight

2016-07-15 15:33

Boeing, South African Airways and low-cost carrier Mango have celebrated Africa’s first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.

US orders 'urgent' engine fix for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

2016-04-24 11:18

US officials have ordered Boeing to fix engines on some of its 787 Dreamliner airplanes to avoid sudden failure in icy conditions.

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.

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