Top News on 747-8

  • OPINION: Why Airbus still has a widebody race to run

    ​It has been a good summer for Airbus. Farnborough in July saw the launch of the A330neo, and the last days of a balmy September the first flight of the A320neo and certification of the A350-900. Although the A350 will enter service over two years later than the mid-2012 target promised when Airbus relaunched the twinjet as the “Xtra Wide Body” or XWB in July 2006, the ­programme has been a triumph for Toulouse.

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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

  • ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - Orders for October 2014

    News | 18 Nov 2014 12:15 | Antoine Fafard

    Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 46 for October where 21 swaps also occurred.
  • GE inks MRO co-operation with MTU

    News | 14 Nov 2014 14:12 | Michael Gubisch

    ​General Electric and MTU have finalised their MRO partnership for the turbine centre frame on the GEnx family.
  • Nippon Cargo deploys 747-8F to Hahn

    News | 07 Nov 2014 14:29

    ​Japanese carrier Nippon Cargo Airlines is switching its flights via Hahn airport to Boeing 747-8 freighters.
  • ANALYSIS: US airlines bringing home MRO work

    News | 30 Oct 2014 10:19 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    After years of sending nearly all their widebodies overseas for MRO work, US airlines are increasingly having aircraft serviced stateside.
  • Volga-Dnepr launches 737 maintenance in Leipzig

    News | 27 Oct 2014 15:21 | Michael Gubisch

    Bulgarian charter carrier Cargo Air has become the first Boeing 737 maintenance customer for Volga-Dnepr Technics' site in Germany.
  • Air China ups international frequencies

    News | 27 Oct 2014 03:45 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Air China has raised the frequencies of select international services, which took effect on 26 October.