China Airlines has unveiled the first of six Boeing 777 Freighters, officially becoming the twentieth operator of the largest and longest-range twin-aisle freighter in the world.
Ryanair hopes to take the first deliveries from early 2021, with the rest arriving over a four-year period before the end of 2024. The low-cost carrier now has a total of 210 of the planes on order.
Authorities have rescinded the order halting commercial operation of the Boeing 737 Max. The aircraft type has been grounded since March last year after two fatal crashes.
Boeing anticipates demand for 2,945 new airplanes in the Middle East valued at $685 billion over the next two decades, as the industry recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Boeing has confirmed it will cut a further 7,000 jobs as losses from the Covid-19 pandemic continue to devastate the aviation sector. Concerns about the 737 Max also contributed to a slump in orders.
After test flights conducted in September, the EASA is performing final document reviews ahead of a draft airworthiness directive it expects to issue next month.
Boeing delivered just 11 aircraft last month, as the manufacturer continued to downsize its operations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The European Union has been given licence to impose new border taxes on up to $4 billion on goods from the United States annually as punishment for subsidies provided to Boeing.
Boeing predicts demand for 18,350 commercial airplanes over the next decade – 11 per cent lower than the comparable 2019 forecast – valued at about $2.9 trillion.
Boeing has confirmed it will consolidate production of 787 Dreamliner jets at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The process will start in mid-2021.
Boeing has named Marc Allen as chief strategy officer and senior vice president, strategy and corporate development. He will report to president and chief executive David Calhoun.
Boeing has named Ed Dandridge as senior vice president and chief communications officer with the company. He will take up the role on September 28th.