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Boeing launches 787-10 Dreamliner

LE BOURGET, France - Boeing announced today at the 2013 Paris Air Show that it has launched the 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the super-efficient 787 family.

Boeing 737 program starts building at higher production rate

RENTON, Wash. - Boeing has begun assembly of the first Next-Generation 737 to be built at the rate of 38 airplanes per month.

Airbus beats order target and sets new company delivery records

Airbus delivered a company record of 588 aircraft to 89 customers (17 new) and exceeded its order target of 650 by winning 914 gross orders.

Boeing completes 2012 with record-setting performance

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing booked 1,203 net commercial airplane orders in 2012, the second-largest number in company history. The company also delivered 601 airplanes, the most since 1999.

Airbus delivers record 462 new jetliners in October 2012

Airbus orders for its twin-aisle A330 and extra-widebody A350 XWB led the total 23 commercial bookings logged in October, while a year-record 57 deliveries were made during the month to international

Experts: Business travel presents particular dangers of stress overload

Traveling for business presents particular dangers of a stress overload, according to experts, but there are ways to take the strain out of country-hopping.

FAA to review policies limiting use of consumer electronics in flight

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Will the familiar warning for airline passengers to "discontinue the use of all portable electronic devices" become a relic of the past? Perhaps.

Harsher penalties sought for aircraft laser attacks

Washington, D.C. - When Delta Air Lines pilot Capt.

Garuda Indonesia orders 11 more A330s

Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 11 more A330-300 widebody aircraft.

Airbus to invest €2 billion in research and development in 2012

At the Airbus Day 2012 in Brussels, a high-profile gathering of over 100 Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers and industry representatives discussed key issues for the European aerospace

Boeing delivers first two 787 Dreamliners to Japan Airlines

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first two 787 Dreamliners.

Things you really should not do on a plane

Every time you get on an airplane, it's a crap shoot. No, I'm not talking about safety but rather the person you'll be sitting next to. All walks of life end up flying at one point or another.

Boeing and Lion Air finalize order for up to 380 737s

SINGAPORE - Boeing and Jakarta-based Lion Air today finalized a firm order for 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900ERs (extended range).

Another Antonov crash in Congo kills at least 19

(eTN) - The series of air accidents in Congo simply does not seem to end, when yet another Soviet-era Antonov crashed yesterday in Point Noire, Congo, reportedly killing a crew of four, five passenger

Boeing to increase 777 production rate

SEATTLE - Boeing today announced its production rate for the 777 program will increase to 8.3 airplanes per month in the first quarter 2013.

Boeing projects steady growth for commercial airplanes market in Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Boeing forecasts that air carriers in Africa will experience steady growth over the next 20 years as air travel in Africa continues to grow with the economy.

US DOT: Short-snouted dogs more likely to die on planes than...

Just when you thought the hassles of flying were already at their doggone worst, now comes this warning from the U.S.

Boeing and US Federal Aviation Administration strive for cleaner skies

WASHINGTON - As part of the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program,

Ethiopian and Turkish airlines order Boeing 777s

Ethiopian Airlines has placed an order with Boeing for five Boeing 777-200LRs valued at US$1.3 billion, and Turkish Airlines finalized an order for seven Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes va

Boeing takes 18 new aircraft orders, cancels 26 In recent week

Boeing Co.'s commercial airplane customers in the past week placed 18 new plane orders, but canceled orders for 26 aircraft, including 25 orders for the much-delayed 787 Dreamliner.

Emirates receives two Boeing 777 airplanes on the same day

SEATTLE, WA (August 29, 2008) - Boeing and Dubai-based airline Emirates celebrated the delivery of a 777-300ER (Extended Range) and a 777-200LR (Longer Range) yesterday, marking the first double 777 d

Boeing projects global shift to new, more efficient airplanes

LONDON - Boeing forecasts a $3.2 trillion market for new commercial airplanes over the next two decades, driven by an increasing demand for airplanes to replace older, less efficient aircraft.

ICAO airline safety standards for liquids to be put into effect

Starting next Friday, passengers who change planes or make transit stops in Taiwan will be asked to observe the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) safety inspection standards for liquids, aerosols and gels when they board with carry-on luggage.

4 dead as planes collide in Calif.

Corona, Calif. - Two private planes flying about a mile from an airport collided Sunday, killing at least four people, raining debris down on car dealerships below, authorities said.The planes collided at 3:35 p.m. near the small Corona Municipal airport and a freeway in Riverside County, about 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

Planes backed into each other in SF

SAN FRANCISCO - Two passenger jets backed into each other while being pushed by "tugs" at San Francisco International Airport, but no one was injured, a Federal Aviation Administration official said Monday.