Boeing moves 787 out of Everett, focuses on long-term recovery

After adopting a new strategy for long-term growth and recovery, Boeing said it would consolidate the production of its 787 aircraft at the North Charleston facility starting mid-2021....


Tony Douglas: “the jury’s out” on Etihad Airways Airbus A380 fate

Whether the Etihad Airways Airbus A380 fleet will fly again remains undecided due to brand and sustainability issues imposed by the aircraft, the airlines CEO Tony Douglas said....


More troubles for Boeing 787: FAA warns of autopilot problems

On September 24, 2020, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a special bulletin warning Boeing 787 Dreamliner operators of potential for autopilot flight director system (AFDS) failure....


Boeing discovers new 787 Dreamliner production flaw

On September 8, 2020, Boeing said it has discovered a new manufacturing flaw in its 787, mere days after Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began investigating the Dreamliner’s production issues....


Qantas’ 787s to be stored for no less than 12 months

With resizing and restructuring to ensue, Australia based airline Qantas is preparing its Boeing 787-9 fleet for storage....


Air New Zealand awaits Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine return soon

Air New Zealand is awaiting its last remaining out-of-service Rolls-Royce engines to return to operation in the upcoming months, the airline has revealed announcing its latest financial results. The flag carrier has been hit by several rounds of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 problems that continue to affect its operations....


Boeing 737 MAX Makes An Emergency Landing

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX made an emergency landing at Orlando International Airport. Pilots reported an issue with the engines and landed safely. But for Boeing, it seems like 737 MAX and emergency in one sentence seems to deepen their PR crisis. Read more:...


Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways team up for Dreamliner maintenance

Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways team up for Dreamliner maintenance

Uzbekistan Airways is en route to become the biggest Dreamliner operator in Central Asia, although its usage of the Boeing aircraft has previously raised eyebrows of some....


That time Qantas towed its Dreamliner with a Tesla

Never has a passenger airliner been hitched to an electric passenger vehicle for towing. Well at least not until May 15, 2018....


JAL incorporates new long-haul LCC business, revises fleet plans

Japan Airlines (JAL) has formally established a new company that will operate flights for its new long-haul LCC unit ahead of the planned summer 2020 launch date. ...