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On 29th January, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.     With the latest technology LEAP-1B engines from CFM International and Boeing-designed Advanced Technology winglets, the first member… » read more

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The 2016 Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook: www.boeingcapital.com/CAFMO Boeing says airlines and lessors will continue to have access to efficient funding at attractive pricing throughout 2016 as new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options. The eighth annual Boeing Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook, released on 22 January,… » read more

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Boeing is supporting regulators and other stakeholders to address key challenges faced by the aviation system. Transcript: The EU aviation strategy released in December 2015 by the European Commission is a positive and welcomed step towards an even more sustainable and competitive aviation sector, a sector which already contributes almost 2 million jobs to the… » read more

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It is set to be a critical year for the world’s commercial aviation sector. By the end of 2016, the International civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a UN agency, will endorse a global standard for CO2 that all new aircraft will have to meet. This year, the ICAO will also approve the industry’s first worldwide carbon-offsetting… » read more

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Speed, weight and drag are just a few of the concepts Boeing engineers work with every day when designing airplanes. These same principles also apply to golf club designers. So it made a lot of sense when Callaway asked a group of Boeing engineers to collaborate on the design of the company’s newest driver, the… » read more

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The air transport industry is a catalyst for economic growth and social development. The aviation sector generates more than 3 million jobs in the European Union (EU) while the air transport industry supports more than €675 billion in GDP in Europe. The forthcoming EU Aviation Strategy aims at improving connectivity, boosting innovation, and enhancing the… » read more

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The world’s largest science and technology magazine, Popular Science, has named the 777X as one of the 2015 “Best of What’s New” winners in the aerospace category. The awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories from aviation to health. Saying “wing size matters,” editors singled out the 777X for its… » read more

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Watching a Boeing airplane being built inside one of our factories is always an impressive sight. But seeing one assembled from start to finish is truly must-see t.v. We put together the time lapse video below for British Airways to document its first 787-9 going through the Everett factory. The airplane, which arrived today at… » read more

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