Boeing Will Only Build 12 More 747s

Boeing’s 747 assembly line is winding down. The aircraft manufacturer only has 12 orders left to fill. When the last jumbo rolls off the assembly line, it will mark the end of... Read more »

FAA Wants Airlines To Inspect Boeing 777s For Rivet Issues

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently proposed an airworthiness directive (AD) regarding Boeing’s popular 777 family. Specifically, the government body wants the AD to result in 777 operators inspecting their... Read more »

Boeing recommends operators of some 737 MAX airplanes temporarily remove them from service to address a potential electrical issue

Boeing has issued a recommendation to 16 customers (including American, Southwest and United) to remove and inspect certain Boeing 737 MAX aircraft due to a “potential electrical issue”. This is apparently due... Read more »

Boeing Finds Electrical Issues On 16 Airlines’ 737 MAX Aircraft

American aerospace manufacturing juggernaut Boeing has announced that it has made a safety recommendation to a group of 16 737 MAX operators. The news comes after the company found the need to... Read more »

Boeing Sues A Supplier For Its Air Force One 747-8 Conversion

On Thursday, it was revealed that Boeing filed a lawsuit against GDC Technics and canceled related contracts it has for the Air Force One replacement program. The US planemaker cites delays in... Read more »

Boeing Supplier TECT Aerospace Files For Bankruptcy Protection

One of Boeing’s suppliers, TECT Aerospace, has become the latest casualty in the suffering aerospace sector. It filed for bankruptcy in the US on April 5th. This comes following growing losses over... Read more »

Vietnam Lifts Ban On Boeing 737 MAX Flights

Vietnam has become the latest country to partially re-authorize the Boeing 737 MAX. The news comes more than two years after the type was grounded worldwide following two fatal accidents that bore... Read more »

Blue Air’s First Boeing 737 MAX Enters Commercial Service

Romanian low-cost carrier Blue Air has welcomed its first Boeing 737 MAX. The 737 MAX 8 operated a commercial flight from Bucharest to Lisbon on April 2nd. The airline welcomed the aircraft... Read more »

Boeing 777X Certification Process Continues With 10 Hour Test Flight

Boeing’s 777-9 test aircraft, registered N779XX, has been busy conducting test flights over the past few months. On March 30th, it performed the longest 777X flight to date, spending just over 10 hours... Read more »

Japan Airlines Retires All Domestic Boeing 777s

Japan Airlines has taken the issue with the 777-200s Pratt & Whitney PW4000 series engine as an opportunity to retire the type. Some of the domestic 777s had been planned for retirement... Read more »