Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said last week that his airline was in discussion with Boeing about the 777X delays and potential new aircraft orders. But already four days later the German carrier has announced how it will bridge the gap until the first 777-9s are...
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...
Reports this morning indicate that Boeing is facing a new delay, this time with the GE-9X engines for the 777-9 and 777-8 models. The engine anomaly results from a mechanical issue near the 11-stage high pressure compressor. A redesign of a component to improve...
At the Paris show last week Airbus rolled out an important series of tweaks to the A380. Most obvious were the new winglets, 4.7M compared to the approximate 1M fences currently used. Not obvious to the eye are other tweaks to the wing and fuselage. The combination...
The Boeing-Iran Deal Boeing and Iran have finalized the terms of a transaction for 80 aircraft with a list price of $16.6 billion. The transaction includes 50 737s and 30 777s to be delivered from 2018 to 2028. But just when you thought it was safe to sell airplanes...
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