The latest on Boeing

Apr 18, 2024 / Bloomberg

Boeing’s Rise, Fall and Painful Public Reckoning

With imminent Capitol Hill hearings and a critical earnings report, Boeing confronts its most challenging period, signaling a crucial pivot for the aerospace giant's future.

Apr 18, 2024 / Aviation Week

Boeing Progressing On 787 Forward Bulkhead Remedy

Boeing is in the process of validating new inspection protocols for the 787's forward pressure bulkheads, aimed at pinpointing and mitigating any potential issues within these critical components.

Apr 18, 2024 / The Points Guy

United eyes another blockbuster summer, but growth faces headwinds

United Airlines revises its aircraft acquisition timeline, tempering expectations for fleet growth due to ongoing delays from Boeing and regulatory challenges with the FAA, while remaining optimistic about the demand surge in summer 2024.

Apr 17, 2024 / Bloomberg

Boeing Critic Says He Shared Missing-Bolt Records With FBI

Boeing faces scrutiny as a critic provides the FBI with records of a 737 Max 9's fuselage panel work, contradicting the company’s claim of missing documentation. This incident raises significant concerns about Boeing's quality control measures.

Apr 16, 2024 / Flying Magazine

Boeing Ready to Buy 7.5 Million Gallons of SAF

In an unprecedented move, Boeing commits to acquiring 9.4 million gallons of blended Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from Neste and World Energy, aiming to lower carbon emissions for its 2024 U.S. commercial and ecoDemonstrator programs.

Apr 16, 2024 / Aviation Week

Starliner Rolled To Launch Site For Crew Flight Test

In a significant milestone, the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is set to launch with astronauts aboard for the first time, marking a pivotal moment in Boeing's space exploration efforts.

Apr 16, 2024 / Aviation24

KlasJet becomes a partner of Marabu Airlines

In a strategic expansion move, KlasJet partners with Marabu Airlines, incorporating two Boeing 737-800 aircraft under the Avia Solutions Group umbrella.

Apr 15, 2024 / Financial Times

Boeing rejects whistleblower claim of 787 safety risks

Boeing has aggressively countered allegations from a whistleblower, asserting exhaustive testing shows no evidence of fatigue cracks in in-service 787 Dreamliner jets, amid safety scrutiny.

Apr 15, 2024 / Bloomberg

Boeing to Urge New 787 Checks Linked to Jet’s Multiyear Review

In the wake of a comprehensive review, Boeing Co. is set to advise 787 Dreamliner operators to inspect a critical nose component essential for maintaining cabin pressure, spotlighting the aircraft's scrutiny over potential safety oversights.

Apr 15, 2024 / FlightGlobal

Air Astana strikes partnership pact with Italy’s Neos

In a significant collaboration, Air Astana and Neos have forged a strategic partnership, featuring codeshare and service cooperation on Boeing 787 flights, aimed at enhancing connectivity and operational insights.

Apr 14, 2024 / cargoforwarder.eu

FAA plays hardball with Boeing

In a decisive move, the FAA escalates its scrutiny over Boeing, ordering increased inspections that are poised to significantly impact the manufacturer's financials.

Apr 14, 2024 / vintageaviationnews.com

The Movie Memphis Belle’s Engines Run Again

After arriving at the Palm Springs Air Museum, the Boeing B-17G famously dubbed the Movie Memphis Belle underwent its first engine tests since November 12th, 2021.