Top News on 747-8

  • Boeing reveals 777-9X dimensions in airport brief


    Boeing has revealed a preliminary set of external dimensions for the 777-9X aircraft as part of its campaign to prepare airports far in advance of a scheduled entry into service in 2020.


  • Other News for 747-8

  • 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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  • LAX awards contract for new 11-gate midfield concourse

    News | 19 Dec 2014 19:42 | Edward Russell

    ​The governing board of Los Angeles International airport (LAX) has awarded the contract for a new midfield satellite concourse, the next step in its plans to alleviate airside congestion at one of the busiest airports in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LAX-awards-contract-for-new-11-gate-midfield-concourse-407341/
  • Cargolux 747-8F damaged in hard landing

    News | 17 Dec 2014 19:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cargolux is awaiting a damage report from Boeing after one of its 747-8 freighters suffered a hard landing at Gabon’s Libreville airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cargolux-747-8F-damaged-in-hard-landing-407229/
  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-Flutter-resurfaces-as-747-8-safety-threat-407173/
  • Boeing reveals 777-9X dimensions in airport brief

    News | 16 Dec 2014 01:58 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has revealed a preliminary set of external dimensions for the 777-9X aircraft as part of its campaign to prepare airports far in advance of a scheduled entry into service in 2020.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-reveals-777-9X-dimensions-in-airport-brief-407135/
  • ​ANALYSIS: China Eastern, Batik lead November Asia-Pacific deliveries

    News | 10 Dec 2014 00:03 | Greg Waldron

    The Asia Pacific accounted for nearly half of new passenger aircraft deliveries in the month of November, with China and Indonesia both receiving large numbers of new aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-China-Eastern-Batik-lead-November-Asia-Pacific-deliveries-406831/
  • Boeing announces new production cut for 747-8

    News | 09 Dec 2014 17:29 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has decided to lower yearly output of the 747-8 by 2.4 aircraft starting in September 2015 due to a slower recovery cycle in the cargo market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-announces-new-production-cut-for-747-8-406922/