Category Archives: INTERNATIONAL

Boeing Lands Massive 777 Order

After taking a beating from Airbus in the narrow body market through the first half of the year, Boeing has been able to amass a similar dominance in the wide body market after landing an order from Emirates for 50 … Continue reading

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787 Commercial Flights Set to Begin

Although there is some debate over what constitutes an official “commercial flight”, All Nippon Airways, the launch customer of the much-anticipated boeing 787, is set to begin flying passengers this week the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. This week’s flight, which … Continue reading

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Boeing Delivers First 787 After Three Years of Delays

Finally. It took three years longer then scheduled but Boeing has delivered its first 787 to launch customer All Nippon Airways with the first plane landing in Japan early Sunday morning according to Reuters. Boeing held a ceremony over the … Continue reading

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Boeing Postpones 747-8 Delivery Ceremony Over Contract Issue

Bloomberg is reporting that Cargolux will not receive its first 747-8 on Tuesday due to an unknown contractual dispute between Boeing and the European cargo airline. Boeing had to cancel three days’ worth of ceremonies and events yesterday because of … Continue reading

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Qantas Shakeup Includes Job Losses, New Airline

As apart of a plan to restructure and return to profitability, the AP reports that Qantas Airways has announced that it will launch a new airline that will focus primarily on the Asian market. As apart of the announcement, Qantas … Continue reading

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Dubai International Airport Looks to Increase Capacity to 90 Million by 2018

Dubai International Airport has received the go-ahead to begin an expansion project that, when completed, will allow the airport to handle over 90 million passengers per year according to The Economic Times. The plan is estimated to cost around $7.8 … Continue reading

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Air France-KLM to Split Widebody Order Between Airbus and Boeing

Speculation has grown for a while now that Air France-KLM was planning on divvying up a future widebody between Airbus and Boeing and CEO Pierre Henri Gourgeon basically made it official today, telling French politicians that the airline was going to … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Lands in Japan, Launch Around the Corner

The Associated Press reports that with only weeks until its official launch, the Boeing 787 landed at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport for final testing as it prepares to hand the plane over to All Nippon Airways before the end of the … Continue reading

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Airbus Lands Another Huge Order

According to Reuters, China has placed an order for 88 Airbus A320s worth $7.5 billion at list price. The deal is significant for airbus as China has expressed frustration over emissions regulation proposed by the European Union. The deal, worth … Continue reading

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Paris Air Show Update: Airbus Lands 730 Orders, Boeing 142

The Paris Air show isn’t over yet but with three days remaining, Airbus has built a massive lead on its rival Boeing, landing multiple eye-popping orders the Associated Press reports. As predicted in the months leading up to the event, … Continue reading

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