Top News on 747-8

  • EBACE: Race is on to deliver first BBJ 747-8


    The race is on for the delivery of the first BBJ 747-8 head of state aircraft and Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor wants to be at the office in the front when the delivery happens sometimes in the next month.


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  • Boeing tweaks 777X wingspan, preserves folded length


    ​Boeing has slightly increased the in-flight wingspan and the length of the wing-fold on the 777X.


  • EBACE: Race is on to deliver first BBJ 747-8


    The race is on for the delivery of the first BBJ 747-8 head of state aircraft and Boeing Business Jets president Steve...


  • PICTURE: Silk Way’s 747-8 Freighter poised for delivery


    The first of four Boeing 747-8 Freighters for Silk Way Airlines is being readied for delivery at the manufacturer’s...


  • News Listings for 747-8

  • Boeing claims responsibility for Transaero 787 conversion

    News | 09 Sep 2014 00:05 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing made the decision to convert orders by a Russian airline for four early versions of the 787-8 into orders for the 747-8 Intercontinental, a top executive says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-claims-responsibility-for-Transaero-787-conversion-403467/
  • Frankfurt introduces new landing procedure to cut noise

    News | 04 Sep 2014 11:56 | Michael Gubisch

    Frankfurt airport is aiming to reduce noise with the deployment of a ground-based augmentation system for satellite navigation-directed precision approaches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frankfurt-introduces-new-landing-procedure-to-cut-noise-403332/
  • Silk Way gets two new 747-8s

    News | 28 Aug 2014 21:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Boeing has delivered two new 747-8 freighters to Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier Silk Way Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Silk-Way-gets-two-new-747-8s-403133/
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-changing-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-402837/
  • Atlas chief optimistic about improving air freight yields

    News | 15 Aug 2014 20:07 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Atlas Air’s chief executive remains optimistic about the airfreight market, saying yields could be poised to improve and noting that freight shipments to emerging markets continue an upward swing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Atlas-chief-optimistic-about-improving-air-freight-yields-402750/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Rolls and Airbus – how the latecomer excelled

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:04 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner after securing its third Airbus sole-source supply deal, to power the A330neo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-and-Airbus-how-the-latecomer-excelled-401791/