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Boeing’s history with Europe goes back to Wilhelm Böing, father of company founder Bill Boeing, who was born in Hohenlimburg, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1868. Since July 15, 1916, Bill Boeing established a company that has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we… » read more

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Boeing’s year kicked off with the first flight of the 737 MAX, and the company has had the chance to celebrate a lot of other milestones and events with its airline customers. Here’s a look back. 737 MAX completes a successful first flight, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program. Boeing delivers the 8,888th 737 to come… » read more

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Boeing is tapping into the mobile technology of smart phones and tablets to bring real-time data to pilots in flight. With applications such as Boeing’s Flight Deck Fuel Advisor, pilots can receive up-to-the-minute fuel data that helps them fly more efficiently.   Discover more at http://www.boeing.com/innovation and on the Boeing YouTube channel

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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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Earlier in March, Boeing announced a regionalized leadership structure in Europe to streamline its corporate presence and drive business growth. The new structure aligns Boeing corporate leaders across the Continent into a unified team and integrates the company’s strategy development and government affairs initiatives at a regional level. The positions of the following executives are… » read more

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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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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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