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...


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  • 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/
  • Cathay to add Calgary freighter service

    News | 17 Jul 2014 01:24 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Cathay Pacific plans to launch a twice-weekly freighter service to Calgary, starting 17 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cathay-to-add-Calgary-freighter-service-401623/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Widebody TaxiBot certification targeted for 2015

    News | 16 Jul 2014 13:08 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries is aiming to certificate the widebody version of its pilot-controlled TaxiBot aircraft tow tractor in 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Widebody-TaxiBot-certification-targeted-for-2015-401619/
  • FARNBOROUGH: GE touts readiness to deliver huge order backlog

    News | 14 Jul 2014 13:18 | Stephen Trimble

    GE Aviation is now focused on getting both old and several new products out the door on time and at ever-increasing production rates, sfter spending a decade spent cultivating a formidable backlog,http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-GE-touts-readiness-to-deliver-huge-order-backlog-401429/