2 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Boeing CEO Sees 5-Year Edge On Airbus in Twin-Aisle Jets
Boeing Co. said lessons from the plastic-composite 787 have helped the planemaker build a five-year advantage over Airbus SAS in twin-aisle jets, the models that are the backbone of airlines' long-haul fleets.
3 hrs ago
Delta Airlines wants to stop Ex-Im help on big jets
"We would be perfectly willing, if we had a total moratorium on narrow-body and wide-body financing, to forego" export credit help on narrow-body jet purchases from Bombardier
11 hrs ago
Medford Mail Tribune
Dreamliner is aloft again with CEOs aboard
Houston-to-Chicago flight was meant to reassure public that 787s, grounded for 100 days because of a battery problem, are safe A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off from Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Monday for the first North American flight since 787s were grounded for 100 days because of a battery problem.
Tue May 21, 2013
Etihad Airways welcomes Airberlin pilots
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.
Mon May 20, 2013
Boeing puts BBJ 3 on display at EBACE
Boeing Business Jets displayed a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Five things to know about the Dreamliner
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner got off to a rough start. Just over a year after its first commercial flight, the aircraft was grounded after batteries overheated on two flights.
Sun May 19, 2013
American B772 near Aruba on May 17th 2013, smoke indication
An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N772AN performing flight AA-234 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Miami,FL with 218 passengers and 14 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 75nm westnorthwest of Oranjestad when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Aruba's Reina Beatrix Airport for a safe landing on runway 11 about 19 ... (more)
The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on order
Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines , marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom.
Sat May 18, 2013
Air Transport World
KLM to take two more 777s
KLM is to take delivery of two Boeing 777-300ERs in spring 2015, one from Boeing and another from Air Lease, taking its total 777-300ER fleet to 10 aircraft.
Airbus, Boeing, will battle for PR at Paris Air Show
With the Paris Air Show just a month away, Airbus may be preparing to try to take the wind away from Boeing's resurgent 787 Dreamliner.
Thu May 16, 2013
American: Fliers who carry on less can board earlier
American Airlines is extending preferential boarding to customers flying with small or no carry-on bags.
The New Zealand Herald
Emirates adds third A380 to NZ
From October the airline will use an A380 to fly the daily Auckland-Brisbane-Dubai service replacing the smaller Boeing 777-300. Auckland will from October become the first airport outside Emirates' Dubai hub to have three Airbus A380 aircraft on the ground at one time when the double-decker aircraft is introduced.
UPDATE 1-Struggling Singapore Airlines fights back to boost growth
Singapore Airlines Ltd , caught between the rapid emergence of Gulf carriers and low cost Asian rivals, is attempting a big strategy overhaul to revive growth, pushing into the low-cost segment and expanding its regional network.
Wed May 15, 2013
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Chinese airlines to get first 787 Dreamliners this month
Several Boeing 787 Dreamliners will arrive at Chinese airlines before June, as Boeing Co resumes deliveries of the jetliners, Boeing China's president said on Wednesday.
American Airlines wants new nonstops to Sao Paulo
American Airlines is in the final stages of petitioning the United States Department of Transportation to fly between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Airbus Pulls Covers Off New Composite Airliner
Airbus pulled its newest airliner, the A350 XWB, out of the paint booth this week and may well be the big story at the upcoming Paris Air Show.
How Air India plans to cut LOSSES
Air India is planning to reduce its loss-making routes to 15 per cent of its overall network by the end of this financial year.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Japan Times
Vivienne Westwood to design Virgin uniforms; American opens Flagship...
The fiery British designer will be bringing her punk rock aesthetic to the signature Virgin two-piece, in a collaboration that will span the next 10 years.
Cathay B773 at Winnipeg on May 11th 2013, rejected takeoff
A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300, registration B-KPE performing positioning flight CX-3331 from Winnipeg,MB to Hong Kong , began to accelerate for takeoff from Winnipeg's runway 36 when the crew received a gear configuration alert, rejected takeoff and returned to the apron.
Flying high with Etihad
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will introduce the Boeing 777-300ER, complete with Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, on its daily flights between Abu Dhabi and New York from June 1. The three-class aircraft will offer 328 seats, representing a 36.6 per cent increase in capacity compared with the Airbus A340-500 ... (more)