Top News on 747-8

  • 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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  • EBACE: BBJ models could extend 747-8, 737NG run, Boeing says


    ​Boeing could continue producing business jet versions of the 747-8 and the 737NG for several more years, says the ...


  • Component flaw delays GEnx engine shipments to Boeing


    A “production quality” problem in the first quarter caused GE Aviation to miss scheduled shipments for 29 GEnx...


  • Korean Air seeks $1bn Boeing financings


    Korean Air has approached financiers for the financing of five upcoming Boeing 747-8 deliveries after receiving...


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  • EBACE: BBJ models could extend 747-8, 737NG run, Boeing says

    News | 18 May 2015 11:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing could continue producing business jet versions of the 747-8 and the 737NG for several more years, says the newly-appointed head of Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-BBJ-models-could-extend-747-8-737NG-run-Boeing-says-412448/
  • 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/
  • Component flaw delays GEnx engine shipments to Boeing

    News | 21 Apr 2015 21:10 | Stephen Trimble

    A “production quality” problem in the first quarter caused GE Aviation to miss scheduled shipments for 29 GEnx engines, but so far the delay has not affected deliveries for the 787 and 747-8, says GE and Boeing officials.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Component-flaw-delays-GEnx-engine-shipments-to-Boeing-411456/
  • Korean Air seeks $1bn Boeing financings

    News | 16 Mar 2015 12:57 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Korean Air has approached financiers for the financing of five upcoming Boeing 747-8 deliveries after receiving approval from the US Export-Import bank.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Korean-Air-seeks-1bn-Boeing-financings-410189/
  • OPINION: Why the A380 is a Neo too far

    News | 02 Mar 2015 10:11

    ​Slightly more than a decade ago, it was Boeing’s turn to make a hard decision. Airbus had launched the A380, so the company weighed up whether to respond with a clean-sheet design or a simpler product revamp.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-the-A380-is-a-Neo-too-far-409585/
  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One

    News | 28 Jan 2015 21:48 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-chooses-747-8-as-next-Air-Force-One-408408/