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Let’s all pile on the 787

It appears to be open season on Boeing, the FAA, the Japanese regulators, airlines, and anyone else who dares be part of the 787. Fair enough.

Crocodile gets loose on Qantas flight

MELBOURNE, Australia - Cargo handlers unloading bags from a Qantas Airways flight last week got quite a surprise when they discovered a crocodile loose among the luggage.

United Air passenger indicted for sexually abusing sleeping woman on plane

A New Jersey man was indicted Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing a woman who was asleep on an airplane, the U.S. District Attorney's Office said.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Washington, DC debut

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Boeing's 787 Dreamliner landed at Ronald Reagan National Airport today, making Washington, DC the latest destination on its global Dream Tour.

Jetstar Japan takes delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft

Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s newest low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft in Toulouse, France.

Boeing announces sixth leg of 787 Dream Tour

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing will bring the 787 Dreamliner to seven more cities on the sixth leg of the Dream Tour later this month and continuing into May.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands in Mexico City for world tour stop

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Boeing's 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Mexico City today as part of its World Tour.

Boeing: Some Dreamliners may have fuselage flaws

SINGAPORE - Some 55 of 787 Dreamliner planes could have a recently discovered fuselage flaws, Boeing said on Wednesday, while reiterating that the world's first carbon-plastic passenger plane is safe

Boeing announces next segment of Dream Tour

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing will conduct the fourth segment of the 787 Dream Tour beginning March 1. Stops will include visits to cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Boeing's new mid-size passenger airplane, the 787 Dreamliner, touched down here today for the Singapore Airshow. The airplane will be on static display Feb. 14 -17.

Boeing rolls out first factory-complete 737 at higher rate

RENTON, Wash. - Boeing rolled out its first factory-complete Next-Generation 737 at the production rate of 35 airplanes a month on Dec. 4.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrives at Paris Le Bourget Airport

LE BOURGET, France - The newest member of the Boeing family of commercial jetliners made its international air show debut when the first 747-8 Intercontinental touched down at Paris Le Bourget Airport

14 dead in Honduran plane crash

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A small passenger plane crashed Monday into a hill outside the capital of Honduras, killing all 14 people aboard, officials said.

Boeing initiates changes to 787 power panel, updates to software

EVERETT, Wash.- Boeing is developing minor design changes to power distribution panels on the 787 and updates to the systems software that manages and protects power distribution on the airplane.

Jetairfly receives Next-Generation 737 with new Boeing Sky Interior

SEATTLE - Boeing and Brussels-based Jetairfly today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first Next-Generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior.

United Airlines unveils the Oprah Winfrey plane

CHICAGO – United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc., today unveiled The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane.

Sixth Boeing 787 makes first flight

EVERETT, Wash. - The final Boeing 787 Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight today from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

Pakistani officers “mistaken for terrorists” kicked off the plane

The eight officers, led by a two-star Navy rear admiral, were on their way to a meeting at US Central Command.

Little Zahra born on Kenya Airways plane

(eTN) - A flight from Dubai to Nairobi saw last-minute excitement before landing when a woman passenger went into sudden labor prior to landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the early hour

Boeing delivers 800th airplane to China

SEATTLE - Boeing, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the 800th Boeing airplane for China - a Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 to Air China.

Dreamliner finally leaves the nest

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington at 10:27 am local time. After approximately three hours, it landed at 1:33 pm at Seattle's Boeing Field.

EgyptAir’s single-aisle fleet expands with Boeing Next-Generation 737

Since Boeing began the 737 program, more than 250 customers have taken delivery of more than 6,000 airplanes, making it the most successful commercial airplane program in history.

As international airplane manufacturing deflates, China’s “Big Plane Plan” to be...

Just as the bankruptcy of US auto giants set off a chain of reactions, in the civil aviation manufacturing area, the shrinking orders of Boeing and Airbus will probably pose a risk to the whole supply

First Hawaiian Airlines plane returning to the islands

Hawaiian Airlines' first airplane in its history will be coming back to the islands in September, in time to celebrate the airline's 80th anniversary.

Stupid is as stupid does

DENVER — A man accused of telling an off-duty Northwest Airlines pilot that he had explosives in his carry-on bag was sentenced to four years probation for making false threats.