Anxious families in Indonesia seek news after plane carrying 188 crashes into the sea

2018-10-29 10:19

Families have arrived at Indonesian search and rescue agency looking for information on loved ones after Lion Air flight crashed at sea.

Airbus, Boeing weigh in on WTO ruling

2018-05-16 18:25

The WTO Appellate Body has published the first of two rulings expected on subsidies in the large commercial aircraft dispute between the US and the EU.

Comair ups fleet efficiency in partnership with Boeing

2018-03-15 17:07

Independent South African airline Comair has announced the latest details of its fleet renewal programme.

Airbus outsells Boeing

2018-01-16 17:51

Boeing raises forecast for new airplane demand

2017-06-29 19:02

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41 030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1trn dollars.

Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

2017-06-18 13:45

The aircraft industry descends on Paris for the world's biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus.

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".


Watch: Boeing gets the R52 billion contract for new Air Force Ones

2018-07-19 18:10

The White House handed Boeing a $3.9 billion contract (around R52 billion) to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One, due to be delivered by 2024.

Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete 777 order

2018-05-10 17:40

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group have completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4bn at list prices.

Comair opts for Honeywell tech in new aircraft

2018-03-09 18:54

Honeywell International announced on Friday that Comair has selected its suite of advanced cockpit technologies for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years - Boeing

2017-09-24 12:15

Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines in emerging markets, says Boeing.

Boeing takes aim at Airbus single-aisle edge with stretched 737

2017-06-19 16:38

Boeing will offer its first new jet in almost four years, with the stretched Max 10 upgrade of the 50-year-old 737 countering Airbus’ head start at the largest end of the single-aisle aircraft market.

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.

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