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Boeing 787 quality issues get a new twist

Boeing's 787 woes continue as new quality issues with structural composite parts have been found earlier this year. As the Wall Street Journal and The Seattle Times revealed on November 19, the FAA is requesting more evidence that the problems have been solved before...

Day 3 Dubai Airshow: Boeing finally gets some new aircraft deals

After a quiet start with only news about passenger to freighter conversions, Boeing finally announced orders for new aircraft on the third day of Dubai Airshow. However, to none of the two occasions, media was invited. Day 3 Dubai Airshow: Boeing finally gets some new...

Boeing 777-9 roll

The most impressive flight demonstration of Dubai Airshow is unquestionably that of the Boeing 777-9. Test aircraft WH001 has done daily displays since Saturday. At the end of her demo, she almost rolls over in a way never to be experienced during normal flight. She...

Boeing 777X on schedule but still work in progress

Boeing has provided various updates on different occasions on the 777X program at Dubai Airshow. The main message the airframer wanted to share was that the type is on schedule for certification and entry into service in late 2023, but that’s not the full picture. A...
The 787-10 revisited

The 787-10 revisited

In February 2017 we took a look a the 787-10 and it's natural competitors. We remain of the view that the 787-10 is a...

The case for the 737 MAX

The case for the 737 MAX

Airlines are stumbling through the pandemic.  Cost management is the principal activity at every airline in order to...

Boeing May 2019 O&D

Boeing May 2019 O&D

2019 is perhaps going to be a very nasty order year unless the upcoming show springs a lot of surprises.  Boeing's...

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