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ANA cancels order for Boeing 787-3s, opts for standard 787-8s

All Nippon Airways ANA cancels order for Boeing 787-3s, opts for standard 787-8s

By Daniel Hayden IV

Having already fallen behind schedule by two years, the Boeing lost the only remaining orders for the 787-3 Dreamliner jet.

Chinese airlines' spirits soar with maiden flight

China Chinese airlines' spirits soar with maiden flight

By Xin Dingding

Chinese airlines breathed a collective sigh of relief this week after Boeing completed the long-delayed first test flight of its new 787 Dreamliner.

Copa Airlines orders more Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

15 Ordered This Year Copa Airlines orders more Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

By eTN Staff Writer

Copa Airlines announced today that they have placed an order for two Boeing 737-800 airplanes to be delivered in the second half of 2010.

O'Leary: Deal with Boeing "highly unlikely"

Ryanair O'Leary: Deal with Boeing "highly unlikely"

By Daniel Michaels

BRUSSELS - Ryanair Holdings PLC's chief executive Tuesday said the Irish budget airline was unlikely to place a big order for new aircraft with Boeing Co., a move that could harm its prospects for ...

United splits $10 billion-plus order between Airbus, Boeing

United Airlines United splits $10 billion-plus order between Airbus, Boeing

Taking advantage of down market prices, United Airlines said on Tuesday it placed a $10 billion-plus order for 50 wide-bodied jetliners divided between Airbus and Boeing Co, in a bid to slash fuel ...

Korean Air orders five Boeing 747-8 jets

Korean Air's Boeing Order Korean Air orders five Boeing 747-8 jets

Boeing and Korean Air announced an order for five 747-8 Intercontinental jetliners.

Philippine Airlines takes delivery of it's first Boeing 777-300ER

Philippine Airlines Philippine Airlines takes delivery of it's first Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing announced on Wednesday that it has delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft to US leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) for its customer Philippine Airlines.

Airbus and Boeing pin hopes on Middle East airlines

Dubai Airshow Airbus and Boeing pin hopes on Middle East airlines

By STEFANIA BIANCHI, NOUR MALAS AND ALEX DELMAR-MORGAN

DUBAI—Middle East airlines will lead the global aviation industry out of its worst downturn in years, the world's top plane makers said Monday on the second day of a Dubai Airshow that produced ...

Ethiopian Airlines tired of waiting for Dreamliner, orders jets from Airbus

Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines tired of waiting for Dreamliner, orders jets from Airbus

Airbus SAS won an order from Ethiopian Airlines for 12 of its upcoming A350 aircraft in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion at list price, bringing its total orders for the plane to 505.

TUI banks on Boeing to cut its carbon

Reducing Its Carbon Footprint TUI banks on Boeing to cut its carbon

TUI Travel aims to cut its carbon footprint with technologically-advanced Boeing 787 aircraft joining its fleet – although the recession means it has cancelled 10 of the 23 it had originally ...

Boeing 787 woes worsen

Canceled Boeing Orders Boeing 787 woes worsen

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

While Kenya Airways is now actively considering what model of aircraft it will choose to substitute its well near failed order of the B787, the US-based commercial aircraft manufacturer had to ...

Boeing chooses South Carolina for 2nd Dreamliner final assembly site

Production Rates Increase Boeing chooses South Carolina for 2nd Dreamliner final assembly site

By eTN Staff Writer

Boeing announced today that it has chosen its North Charleston, South Carolina, facility as the location for a second final assembly site for the 787 Dreamliner program.

Dreamliner turning into Boeing's nightmare

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Dreamliner turning into Boeing's nightmare

By W.J. Hennigan

When Boeing Co. unveiled plans to build the 787 Dreamliner, the aircraft was touted as revolutionary, a major technological shift in the way a plane is made and in the way it operates.

Boeing to lose out to Airbus

Airbus Versus Boeing Boeing to lose out to Airbus

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

The ongoing delays of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has rocked relations between the US-based plane manufacturer and East African airlines with the B787 on their order book.

Vietnam Airlines not happy about Boeing's constant delays

Vietnam Airlines: "Lot Of Headaches" Over Dreamlined Vietnam Airlines not happy about Boeing's constant delays

PARIS - The head of Vietnam Airlines expressed concern on Monday about production delays to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and said the group had not made up its mind whether to cancel any of the 16 ...

Boeing: Asia Pacific region will be the world's largest aviation market

8,960 New Jets Will Be Needed For Asia Pacific Boeing: Asia Pacific region will be the world's largest aviation market

The Asia Pacific region will be the world's largest aviation market over the next two decades, requiring 8,960 new commercial jets, worth approximately $1.1 trillion, according to a forecast ...

Cameroon's new airline Camairco to buy Boeing jets

Cameroon To Buy Boeing Planes Cameroon's new airline Camairco to buy Boeing jets

YAOUNDE - Cameroon's new airline Camairco, which will replace collapsed firm Cameroon Airlines, intends to buy Boeing aircraft, the central African country's transport minister said late on ...

Latest Boeing announcement received with disappointment

Ethiopian Airlines Orders Airbus Latest Boeing announcement received with disappointment

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Ambassador

Sources close to both Ethiopian Airlines (ET) and Kenya Airways spoke of a degree of “disappointment and even some shock” when confirmation was finally given by Boeing after months of not ...

Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Deliveries Fall Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Co.'s commercial jet deliveries tumbled 22 percent in August, as weaker demand for air travel forces airlines to scale back plans to buy new planes.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO resigns

Jim Albaugh Takes Over Tomorrow Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO resigns

By eTN Staff Writer

Scott Carson, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, announced today that he will retire from the company at the end of the year.

Air Berlin talking with Boeing about its Dreamliner order

Air Berlin's Dreamliner Order Air Berlin talking with Boeing about its Dreamliner order

FRANKFURT - Germany's second-largest airline, Air Berlin PLC said Thursday it is in talks with aircraft maker Boeing Co. about its order for 25 Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

New schedule for production of 787 Dreamliner

Boeing New schedule for production of 787 Dreamliner

By eTN Staff Writer

Reflecting the previously announced need to reinforce an area within the side-of-body section of the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, along with the addition of several weeks of schedule margin to reduce ...

Fallout starts for Boeing over 787 delays

Boeing vs Airbus summary Fallout starts for Boeing over 787 delays

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

In a departure from previous practice, Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed 12 orders for the A350-900, presently under development by Airbus and thought to rival, if not outshine, the B787 in terms ...

EgyptAir's single-aisle fleet expands with Boeing Next-Generation 737

Order Increased EgyptAir's single-aisle fleet expands with Boeing Next-Generation 737

By eTN Staff Writer

Since Boeing began the 737 program, more than 250 customers have taken delivery of more than 6,000 airplanes, making it the most successful commercial airplane program in history.

East Africa Tourism Report

East Africa Tourism East Africa Tourism Report

By Wolfgang H. Thome

PROTECTING FORESTS COSTS MORE LIVES

Ethiopian and Turkish airlines order Boeing 777s

US$3.2 Billion For Boeing Ethiopian and Turkish airlines order Boeing 777s

By eTN Staff Writer

Ethiopian Airlines has placed an order with Boeing for five Boeing 777-200LRs valued at US$1.3 billion, and Turkish Airlines finalized an order for seven Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) ...

Copa Airlines places 1B order with Boeing

Copa Airlines Copa Airlines places 1B order with Boeing

Boeing Co. said that Panamanian airline Copa has ordered 13 737-800 airplanes worth $1 billion at list prices.

AA to take delivery of all 84 of its Boeing 737 orders through 2011

American Airlines AA to take delivery of all 84 of its Boeing 737 orders through 2011

American Airlines said Wednesday that it has the the money to take delivery of all 84 of its Boeing 737 orders through 2011.

New airlines added to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group

Announcement From Boeing New airlines added to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group

By eTN Staff Writer

Several leading air carriers have been accepted as members to the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group as announced by Boeing today.

Boeing expands supply-chain services to the Middle East

Aviall Facility Opens In Dubai Boeing expands supply-chain services to the Middle East

By eTN Staff Writer

Aviall Services, Inc. announced that its new customer service center in Dubai officially opened on June 25 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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