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Boeing’s year kicked off with the first flight of the 737 MAX, and the company has had the chance to celebrate a lot of other milestones and events with its airline customers. Here’s a look back. 737 MAX completes a successful first flight, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program. Boeing delivers the 8,888th 737 to come… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

After the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal, whereby Syrian refugees who made it to Greece are returned to Turkey, Austria, concerned about the ‘collateral outcome’, is unveiling plans to re-establish border controls with Italy at the Brenner Pass.   For a couple of decades, the Austro-Italian border – called ‘Brenner Pass’ – has been almost… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Start Your Engine

The engine that will eventually power our new 777X has now started ground testing. The GE9X is being tested at GE Aviation’s Peebles Testing Operation in Ohio. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the engine and the program. Maturation testing of the GE9X began five years ago and has progressed from component-level… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

The 747, one of the most recognizable aircraft on Earth, was created by a team of 50,000 Boeing employees in the 1960s. Nearly five decades later, we can still appreciate the incredible efforts of these men and women. Discover more on the Boeing YouTube channel  

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Darrin Morgan, Director of Biofuel Strategy at Boeing, talks about the present and the future of alternative aviation fuels, a revolution-in-the-making for the airline industry that is now metaphorically standing at passport control, eagerly waiting to be waved directly through to boarding. “As a company, we realized about seven years ago that the aviation industry… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Starry, Starry Night

Boeing Product Development engineers are working on cabin concepts that should deliver an eye-popping experience in the future. Along with strategic accent lighting, they are developing projections of light and imagery for ceilings, walls and bulkheads.   Airlines could use lighting enhancements on the walls and bulkheads to display information about the trip destination— or… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Governments, industry and environmental groups meeting at the United Nations specialised agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), have finalised the design of the first global certification standard for CO2 emissions from new aircraft on 8th February. The agreement on a rigorous and challenging ICAO “CO2 Standard” is the result of six years’ work by… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Documents obtained by Bankwatch provide more details for a European Investment Bank statement that its loans to Volkswagen may have been connected to the car makers use of cheating devices to rig emission tests. by Anna Roggenbuck, cross-posted from the Bankwatch blog. With each passing day since Bankwatch revealed the European Investment Bank’s massive support… » read more

  Posted by Bankwatch

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