Top News on 747-400

  • Cargolux bans lithium-ion batteries after fire analysis


    ​Freight operator Cargolux is preparing to suspend transport of lithium-ion battery consignments in light of recent re-assessment of the potential hazards they pose.


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  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans


    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and...


  • Hainan Airlines 737-800 makes biofuel flight


    Hainan Airlines has become the first Chinese carrier to trial locally-sourced biofuel on a passenger flight.


  • GE gears up for engine tests of GE9X parts


    GE Aviation will shortly begin running a test engine equipped with a number of advanced-technology components that will...


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  • Cargolux bans lithium-ion batteries after fire analysis

    News | 28 Apr 2015 12:26 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Freight operator Cargolux is preparing to suspend transport of lithium-ion battery consignments in light of recent re-assessment of the potential hazards they pose.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cargolux-bans-lithium-ion-batteries-after-fire-analysis-411658/
  • The power list: top 10 delivered commercial turbofans

    News | 17 Apr 2015 15:59 | Murdo Morrison

    With our latest analysis of the commercial engine sector showing how re-engined aircraft from Airbus and Boeing and the arrival of new types from Bombardier, Comac, Mitsubishi and Irkut are affecting the size and shape of the marketplace, we list the most popular powerplants in civil aviation history with the help of Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-power-list-top-10-delivered-commercial-turbofans-411334/
  • Hainan Airlines 737-800 makes biofuel flight

    News | 23 Mar 2015 01:48 | Ellis Taylor

    Hainan Airlines has become the first Chinese carrier to trial locally-sourced biofuel on a passenger flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hainan-Airlines-737-800-makes-biofuel-flight-410422/
  • PICTURES: Qantas’s first 747-400 makes final flight

    News | 09 Mar 2015 03:13 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Qantas Airways’ first 747-400 has flown into retirement after completing an historic ferry flight to Illawarra Regional airport on 8 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Qantass-first-747-400-makes-final-flight-409895/
  • ​ANALYSIS: IAI to start widebody TaxiBot certification in autumn

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:05 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Lufthansa Technik's ground services unit LEOS have signed a tentative agreement to jointly conduct certification tests for an in-development widebody version of IAI's pilot-controlled tow tractor TaxiBot with a Boeing 747.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-IAI-to-start-widebody-TaxiBot-certification-in-autumn-409267/
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A380-re-engining-continues-to-divide-analysts-409326/