Boeing wins $38bn in commitments from China

2015-09-28 09:30

Boeing has won orders and commitments from China for 250 narrow body 737 aircraft and 50 widebody aircraft, valued at about $38bn at list prices.

787 battery fire probe points to a cell

2013-02-07 21:21

US air safety investigators have identified how a battery fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner occurred last month but have not discovered the cause.

SA can benefit from Airbus move

2012-07-03 12:00

Airbus is going ahead with plans to establish an assembly line for its A320 aircraft in the USA, which may have a positive knock-on effect for SA companies.

Boeing orders rise 31% despite Dreamliner woes

2011-01-06 18:21

US aerospace giant Boeing say it had received orders for 530 planes in 2010, a 31% increase from the year before, despite problems with its new 787 Dreamliner.


FAA orders inspection of Boeing 737

2013-04-15 09:54

The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered an inspection of over 1 000 US-registered Boeing 737 jets to examine the planes for a potentially faulty part.

Union blames 787 woes on outsourcing

2013-01-19 16:37

Boeing's engineers union has blamed the problems with the grounded 787 Dreamliners on outsourcing, as it rejected the US aerospace giant's "final" contract offer.

SAA likely to face aircraft shortage

2011-03-06 10:23

South African Airways needs eight new aircraft or it will have too few to service its routes next year.

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