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Boeing accelerates first delivery of 737 MAX

Boeing announced today that first delivery of the 737 MAX 8 to launch customer Southwest Airlines will be a quarter earlier than originally scheduled – in the third quarter of 2017 instead of fourth

Best and worst aircraft crash rates revealed

SYDNEY, Australia - The world's first airline safety and product rating website has cautioned travelers to steer clear of the LET410, Antonov AN-12, Ilyushin 76, and CASA 212 aircraft which have the w

Boeing launches 787-10 Dreamliner

LE BOURGET, France - Boeing announced today at the 2013 Paris Air Show that it has launched the 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the super-efficient 787 family.

Boeing forecasts demand for more than 35,000 new airplanes

PARIS, France - Boeing projects a demand for more than 35,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at $4.8 trillion.

Thomson Airways becomes first UK airline to operate Boeing 787 Dreamliner

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - Boeing and Thomson Airways announced the delivery today of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Boeing celebrates delivery of 50th 747-8

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing celebrated the 50th delivery of a 747-8 today.

Boeing begins certification testing on 747-8 performance improvements

EVERETT, Wash. - A Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental successfully completed its first test flight this week with a package of performance improvements including enhanced GE engines.

Saudi Arabian Airlines takes delivery of first-of-its-kind Boeing plane

Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom.

Boeing, Southwest Airlines announce launch of 737 MAX 7

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Southwest Airlines announced today the launch of the 737 MAX 7, the third member of the 737 MAX family.

Jet Airways likely to place record order with Boeing and Airbus

NEW DELHI, India - Jet Airways (India) Ltd. will likely announce orders for as many as 200 planes from Boeing Co.

Boeing rolls out first 787 Dreamliner at increased production rate

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing has rolled out of the factory the first 787 Dreamliner to be built at the increased production rate of seven airplanes per month.

Gulf carriers prepare for Boeing’s 777X jets

DUBAI, UAE - As they prepare to buy Boeing's new 777X jet, Gulf airline giants Emirates and Qatar Airways are warning that Boeing must avoid the mistakes of the 787 Dreamliner, which cost customers mi

FAA approves battery improvements on Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT, Wash. - The Federal Aviation Administration today cleared Boeing to make fixes to the battery system of the 787 Dreamliner.

Willie Walsh: Boeing will quickly resolve Dreamliner issues

DOHA, Qatar - The airline industry shares the confidence that Boeing will successfully resolve all problems in the Dreamliner 787 aircraft soon and it will be soon in service with leading airlines aro

Boeing completes certification testing for new 787 battery system

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing completed a 787 certification demonstration flight today on line number 86, a Boeing-owned production airplane built for LOT Polish Airlines.

Boeing opens new Everett Delivery Center

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing today opened its new expanded Everett Delivery Center (EDC), a world-class facility which will be the home of deliveries for the 747-8, 767, 777 and 787.

Boeing and Russian Sberbank Leasing announce order for 12 737- 800s

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Boeing, Sberbank of Russia and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sberbank Leasing, have reached an agreement on an order for 12 Next-Generation 737-800s.

Boeing celebrates global supplier partners on delivery of 7,500th 737

RENTON, Wash. - Boeing highlighted the critical role its global supply chain plays in production of the 737, as it celebrated the 7,500th delivery of the world's most popular airplane.

Boeing issues statement on Ryanair’s commitment to order 175 planes

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Boeing is delighted that Ryanair has announced a commitment today to order 175 Next-Generation 737-800s for the airline's fleet expansion.

Boeing rolls out first Next-Generation 737 at higher production rate

RENTON, Wash. - Boeing has rolled out the first Next-Generation 737 built at the new production rate of 38 airplanes a month.

Boeing, SWISS announce commitment for six 777-300ERs

ZURICH, Switzerland - Boeing, the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) announced a commitment today for six 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes.

Ryanair reportedly orders 200 Boeing planes

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair has placed an order for up to 200 Boeing planes worth $18 billion (13.8 billion euros) at list prices, the Irish Independent said on Tuesday.

Boeing says strong demand pushing commercial production rates higher

ORLANDO, Fla. - Boeing said today that strong demand for its commercial airplanes and a healthy backlog are behind the company's decision to keep increasing production rates.