Gabriele Petrauskaite

Boeing hopes to repeat 747’s success: fourth 777X takes off

The fourth Boeing 777-9 took its first test flight over Washington, the United States. The twin-engine jet joined the rest of the 777X fleet at Boeing Field at Seattle.  ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Could stretch have saved Airbus A380?

There are quite a few good reasons why the Airbus A380 never materialized into the poster child that the manufacturer wanted it to be. But was there a saving grace around the corner or was it truly doomed?...


Rytis Beresnevicius

Lufthansa to decide Airbus A380 fate soon; pushes A350 deliveries

Lufthansa's wide-body fleet, including the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747 will get a complete overhaul, according to the company's chief executive Carsten Spohr. Unfortunately, the A380, the A340-600 and the 747-400 have no future at the airline....


Augustas Pelakauskas

Boeing 777X, future widebody with folding wings

Boeing's current flagship airliner, the 747-8, will see the end of its production in 2022. In the same year, the brand-new Boeing 777X is expected to enter service, taking over the advantages and burdens that come with such a title. The king is dead, long live the king!...


Pijus Jauniskis

Boeing agrees to extend 777X deliveries for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways confirmed it would be taking all 60 Boeing 777X aircraft that it has on order, but later than initially planned. ...


Pijus Jauniskis

Fourth Boeing 777X prototype prepares for maiden flight?

On September 3, 2020, the fourth test Boeing 777-9 appeared on Flightradar24 for the first time....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Emirates conundrum: Boeing 777X or 787?

As winds have shifted in aviation, reports circulated that Emirates is looking to shift more 777X orders towards the smaller aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner. But which aircraft would fit the airline better?...


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing reports $2.4 billion net loss, postpones 777X to 2022

Boeing reported a $2.4 billion loss for the second quarter of 2020. The manufacturer announced it would slow down production further due to the impact of Covid-19 on air transport. The first delivery of the 777X is officially postponed to 2022....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Negotiating or just slagging off? Modern art of aircraft deals

The way of negotiating for an aircraft order could be a way of art for some. That could also mean that the wrong price or poor quality of a product can result in some spicy comments to the media....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Emirates premium economy delayed for the second time?

Emirates introducing premium economy was very interesting and in some ways, exciting development. However, it seems like it was delayed for the second time now....