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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

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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  

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In February, Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) announced their collaboration with a biojet program supported by Mexico’s Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico. The initiative, coordinated through the Mexican Bioenergy Innovation Center, will support Mexico’s aviation sector as well as… » read more

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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“The CIA killer drones programme is the death penalty without trial, and the new face of US counter-terrorism policy. Reprieve is assisting survivors and victims’ families in their fight for legal accountability, transparency and justice.” (Reprieve) Glenn Greenwald, known especially from Snowden case, is a founding editor of The Intercept, which published following anti-drone report… » read more

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