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First Airbus A350 XWB successfully completes first flight

The first A350 XWB to fly has landed back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 14.05 hours local time after successfully completing its first flight that lasted four hours and five minutes (245 minut

Boeing, ANA celebrate first 787 biofuel flight

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) made aviation history today as a 787 Dreamliner flew for the first time powered in part by sustainable biofuels.

Korean Air prepares for A380 inaugural flight

Korean Air’s first-ever A380 will begin inaugural service between Seoul/Incheon and both Tokyo and Hong Kong on June 17.

Second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental begins flight test

EVERETT, Wash. - The second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, RC021, successfully made its first flight today. The airplane completes the two-airplane test fleet for the 747-8 Intercontinental.

Fifth Boeing 747-8 enters flight-test program

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing successfully conducted the first flight of the fifth 747-8 Freighter Thursday.

Shanghai greets first World Expo tourists

SHANGHAI - A chartered flight carrying about 150 tourists from the Republic of Korea (ROK) arrived in Shanghai Thursday afternoon, the first such tourist flight to reach the city from overseas for the

Airline flies Boeing 747 with biofuel

LONDON - Virgin Atlantic carried out the world's first flight of a commercial aircraft powered with biofuel on Sunday in an effort to show it can produce less carbon dioxide than normal jet fuels.