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On 29th January, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.     With the latest technology LEAP-1B engines from CFM International and Boeing-designed Advanced Technology winglets, the first member… » read more

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The 2016 Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook: www.boeingcapital.com/CAFMO Boeing says airlines and lessors will continue to have access to efficient funding at attractive pricing throughout 2016 as new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options. The eighth annual Boeing Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook, released on 22 January,… » read more

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Boeing is supporting regulators and other stakeholders to address key challenges faced by the aviation system. Transcript: The EU aviation strategy released in December 2015 by the European Commission is a positive and welcomed step towards an even more sustainable and competitive aviation sector, a sector which already contributes almost 2 million jobs to the… » read more

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Greener Skies

It is set to be a critical year for the world’s commercial aviation sector. By the end of 2016, the International civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a UN agency, will endorse a global standard for CO2 that all new aircraft will have to meet. This year, the ICAO will also approve the industry’s first worldwide carbon-offsetting… » read more

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Crystal ball

As the New Year begins, it is time to look back at how the aviation market has performed in 2015—as well as look ahead to what to expect in the future. In this podcast Randy Tinseth, vice president Marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, sat down with one of Boeing in-house prognosticators to look into the… » read more

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Best of What’s New

The world’s largest science and technology magazine, Popular Science, has named the 777X as one of the 2015 “Best of What’s New” winners in the aerospace category. The awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories from aviation to health. Saying “wing size matters,” editors singled out the 777X for its… » read more

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Factory time lapse

Watching a Boeing airplane being built inside one of our factories is always an impressive sight. But seeing one assembled from start to finish is truly must-see t.v. We put together the time lapse video below for British Airways to document its first 787-9 going through the Everett factory. The airplane, which arrived today at… » read more

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Neste, the leading producer of renewable diesel and Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer will work together to promote and accelerate the commercialization of renewable aviation fuel. The companies will work toward American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) fuel standard approval allowing the commercial use of high freezing point renewable aviation fuel by airlines.… » read more

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by Gaspard Granger, aviation and shipping policy assistant at T&E Three prominent names in global business – Richard Branson (Virgin CEO), Paul Polman (Unilever chief executive) and Mo Ibrahim (founder of Celtel, the African telecoms company) – were invited by the BBC World Service to discuss the role of big companies in the fight against… » read more

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Aviation Climate Solutions

Author: Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) ATAG – The global aviation industry is taking wide-ranging and positive action to reduce the level of CO2 emissions connected to its operations. Airlines, airports, manufacturers and navigation service providers all know they have a responsibility to ensure that their operations produce as little carbon as possible. Some of… » read more

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Author: Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) Next week, aviation experts from within the industry alongside interested parties from governments and other organisations will gather together in Geneva to attend the 8th Global Sustainable Aviation Summit. Since it was first held in 2005, the summit has become the main global forum for discussing issues relating to… » read more

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Firming things up

The Boeing 777X team reached a key milestone this week with the completion of firm configuration for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family. The team reached this milestone after years of collaboration with customers and suppliers to make sure Boeing had the optimal configuration for the airplane.     You may have… » read more

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The Boeing 777X team reached a key milestone this week with the completion of firm configuration for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family. The team reached this milestone after years of collaboration with customers and suppliers to make sure Boeing had the optimal configuration for the airplane.     You may have noticed… » read more

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