Category Archives: ORDERS/DELIVERIES

Boeing Lands Second Massive Order in Four Days

Coming just four days after Emirates placed the largest commercial order in Boeing’s history, Indonesia-based Lion Airlines one-upped the Middle Eastern carrier with a $22 billion order CNNMoney reports. The deal, which was $4 billion more than the $18 billion … Continue reading

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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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Report: 787 Will Turn a Profit…In 2034

Much has been made about the struggles that Boeing faced in getting the 787 Dreamliner delivered to customers as the new plane experienced numerous delays and a work stoppage, putting it more than three years behind schedule. But with the … Continue reading

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Airbus Opens Huge Orders Lead over Rival Boeing

Three quarters through the year and the debate over which plane manufacturer will land more orders and deliver more planes this year already seems to be over. According to Businessweek, Airbus has landed 1,038 net orders to Boeing’s 426. Much … 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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United Looking to Place Huge Order

On the heels of a string of late plane orders over the past year, United Airlines appears set to place a major order for narrowbody aircraft sometime in the next six months Reuters reports. “They (United Continental) are looking at … 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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New 747 Gains FAA Approval

Boeing announced on Monday that the cargo version of its newest 747, the 747-8, has been approved by both the FAA and European equivalent, the EASA, meaning the plane can now be delivered to launch customer Cargolux in the next … Continue reading

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Delta Planning to Place $8 Billion 737 Order

In what would be a dose of good news after a series of disappointing orders for Boeing, Delta appears to be leaning toward buying up to 100 737s to replace aging narrowbody planes in its fleet The Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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American Places Largest Order in Aviation History, Boeing Decides to Re-Engine 737

The wait for American Airlines massive order has ended with the airline announcing on Wednesday that it plans to split and order for nearly 460 narrowbody planes between Boeing and Airbus, the world’s leading plane manufacturers. Deliveries of the A320 … Continue reading

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