Tag: Boeing

Etihad and Boeing unveil the ‘Etihad Greenliner’, to explore ‘blue sky’ opportunities to cut CO2 emissions

Etihad Airways and Boeing announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be used to test products, procedures and initiatives designed to reduce aircraft carbon emissions. The ‘Etihad Greenliner’, to be introduced early next year, will be used by both companies to explore and assess environmental sustainability initiatives while the […]

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Biman Bangladesh progresses with its fleet modernisation plan

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has taken delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, as part of the national carrier’s fleet modernisation plan. The new single-aisle jet, marking the first aircraft purchased directly from Boeing by Biman, comes equipped with 162 seats in two classes. “We are extremely satisfied with the…737-800, which has earned a worldwide reputation […]

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Boeing and Tata announce a joint venture to manufacture aerostructures

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems have announced a joint venture (JV), which would manufacture aerostructures for aircraft and collaborate on integrated systems development opportunities in India. The JV would initially create a manufacturing centre of excellence to produce aerostructures for the AH-64 Apache helicopter and to compete for additional manufacturing work packages across Boeing platforms, […]

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Boeing forecasts demand for 1,740 new airplanes in India

Boeing projects a demand for 1,740 new airplanes, valued at USD 240 billion, over the next 20 years in India. The company released its annual India Current Market Outlook (CMO) recently, forecasting the South Asia region will have among the highest traffic growth around the world at 8.6%. “Over the next 20 years, Boeing forecasts […]

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Govt provides funding to Air India under mega project

The government has recently provided Air India with Rs 1, 375 crore, as part of the total $913 million (around Rs.5, 500 crore) it promised to the airlines to help it speed up its expansion in Italy and Russia. “The funds are part of the subsidy the airline has been granted. Part of it has […]

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Ryanair ranks highest globally

Ryanair, has received a rating of BBB+ from Standard and Poor’s(S&P), making it the top-ranked airlines in the world.S&P further declared Ryanair as having a reasonable business risk profile.”This reflects Ryanair’s leading position in the European low-cost airline market, supported by its track record over the past three years, its industry-leading operating efficiency, and its […]

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Singapore Air and Tata order Airbus A320s for new joint carrier

Airbus A320 has been selected by Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons in a new joint venture. Sources confirmed that Airbus bagged the position by beating Boeing’s 737 in the run. The new TATA-SIA Airlines is expected to begin operations in the second half of this year. Further it was revealed that the full-service carrier has […]

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Kenya Airways raises bar with its Boeing B777-300ER

Boeing B777-300ER which is the latest addition to Kenya Airways has been designed with features and innovations that are unheard of in Africa. It is going to provide inflight net connectivity to the travellers and USB charging ports at every seat to ensure that those who have to be on line will not run out […]

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Boeing delivers British Airways’ first 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and British Airways announced the delivery of the UK based carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. British Airways (BA) reveals that its 787 will soon start flying regularly to U.S. cities of Toronto and Newark. “The 787 will become a mainstay of the British Airways fleet over the next few years,” Willie Wash, CEO of […]

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Thomson Air becomes first UK airline to get a Dreamliner

Thomson Airways recently took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, becoming the first British carrier to operate 787 Dreamliner jet. Thousands gathered to watch the arrival of Thomson’s 787 Dreamliner at Manchester Airport, completing its delivery flight from Paine Field in Everett. The 787 Dreamliner is composed of light-weight composites and features numerous systems, […]

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