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Alaska Airlines introduces student-designed ‘Spirit of the Islands’ aircraft

HONOLULU, Oahu, Hawaii - A specially painted Alaska Airlines jet adorned with a Honolulu high school student's winning design honoring the culture of the Aloha State touched down today in Honolulu bef

First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner begins final assembly

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing has begun final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner.

Fiji’s national carrier’s unveils first New Airbus A330

NADI, Fiji - Completing an 18-month journey from order to delivery, Air Pacific’s first brand new Airbus A330-200 arrived at the airline’s base of operations in Nadi, Fiji from Airbus’ facility

Mokulele Airlines expands fleet to meet growing passenger demand

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Mokulele Airlines, Hawaii's low-cost interisland air carrier, has announced that it has purchased two new Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft to keep up with the growing demand for int

Hawaiian Airlines pilots ratify narrow-body aircraft agreement

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines pilots have ratified a tentative agreement reached earlier this month between the company and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) on new contract terms covering

Alaska Airlines adds new Boeing 737-900ER to its fleet

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today introduced its first 737-900ER, which carries more passengers, flies farther and is the most fuel-efficient aircraft the carrier operates.

United Airlines completes certification process for its 787 Dreamliner

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines today announced that the company has successfully completed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification process for its 787 Dreamliner.

Airbus: Germany will require 1,000 new aircraft over next 20 years

BERLIN, Germany - Airlines in Germany will require more than 1,000 new passenger aircraft (100 seats and above) and freighters (above 10 tons of payload) over the next 20 years, according to the lates

First United Airlines Boeing 787 takes flight

CHICAGO,- United Airlines' first 787 Dreamliner has completed its first production flight as Boeing makes final preparations for delivering it to United at the end of September.

Delta to replace small jets with Boeing 717s in 2013

ATLANTA, Georgia - Delta Air Lines will add 88 Boeing 717-200 aircraft to its fleet starting in 2013, an addition that will improve the efficiency of Delta's operations and enhance the customer experi

JAL announces delivery date of its first Dreamliner

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 on March 25, 2012, and the aircraft (JA822J) will be flown from Seattle, Everett to Tokyo, Narita by JAL pilot

Boeing delivers first 747-8 Freighter to Cargolux

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Cargolux Airlines shared another milestone in the history of the iconic 747, as the airline took delivery of the first Boeing 747-8 Freighter today.

Boeing unveils newest business jet for Chinese charter market

LAS VEGAS - Boeing Business Jets unveiled the latest BBJ to enter the Chinese charter market at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference in Las Vegas this week.

Cessna introduces new mid-size business jet

LAS VEGAS - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, introduced the new Citation Latitude mid-size business jet this morning at the start of the 64th NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention.

Kenya Airways receives its 8th Embraer aircraft

Kenya Airways, the Pride of Africa, is expected to grow its capacity with the arrival of a new Embraer E190 jet to KQ's fleet.

Vote puts government’s stake in Kenya Airways in doubt

According to the reports from Nairobi, Kenyan parliament has slashed the budget estimate for the government retaining its significant 23% stake in Kenya Airways (KQ), passing only 2.5 billion of 5.5 b

Boeing introduces 737 MAX with launch of new aircraft family

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing has unveiled the 737 MAX, the name of the new engine variant of the market-leading 737 launched today.

Boeing: Middle East will require 2,340 new aircraft by 2029

Middle Eastern carriers will require around 2,340 new aircraft – a 150 percent increase– by 2029 to satisfy the growing demand in the local aviation industry, Boeing predicted Sunday.

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.

Myanmar international airline to resume flight with alternate aircraft

YANGON - The Myanmar Airways International (MAI), the sole national flag carrier, has resumed normal flight with a newly-hired aircraft as an alternate arrangement after its former aircraft was stoppe