Top News on 747

  • ​OPINION: Why Airbus is wrestling with its 'A380neo' decision


    With re-engining central to four successful airframe-refresh programmes, one could be forgiven for wondering why Airbus is wrestling with its decision about whether to update its flagship product.


  • Other News for 747

  • Hainan Airlines 737-800 makes biofuel flight


    Hainan Airlines has become the first Chinese carrier to trial locally-sourced biofuel on a passenger flight.


  • Korean Air seeks $1bn Boeing financings


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


  • GE Aviation's Strother facility to house Passport engine manufacture and support


    GE Aviation has selected its Strother, Kansas facility as the manufacturing base for its new Passport engine, which...


  • News Listings for 747

  • Thai Airways grounds Boeing 747Fs

    News | 27 Mar 2015 02:33 | Mavis Toh

    Thai Airways International is temporarily grounding its two Boeing 747-400 Freighters, as it continues with its restructuring plan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thai-Airways-grounds-Boeing-747Fs-410627/
  • Korean Air forecasts KRW730bn profit for fiscal 2015

    News | 27 Mar 2015 02:32 | Ellis Taylor

    Korean Air expects to report a KRW730 billion ($660 million) operating profit for the year ending 31 December 2015, nearly double the KRW395 billion figure for 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Korean-Air-forecasts-KRW730bn-profit-for-fiscal-2015-410623/
  • NordLB steps up funding for Doric's ATR72-500s

    News | 26 Mar 2015 18:32 | Laura Mueller

    NordLB has provided financing for two ATR72-500 aircraft that have been added to Doric’s portfolio.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NordLB-steps-up-funding-for-Dorics-ATR72-500s-410612/
  • ANALYSIS: How recent wins have powered up P&WC

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:29 | Murdo Morrison

    ​These are “exciting times” in the business aviation market for Michael Perodeau, vice-president of corporate and military aviation at Pratt & Whitney Canada. Although the sector has failed to fully recover from the global downturn at the turn of the decade, the Montreal-based manufacturer, one of the oldest brands in business and general aviation, has had a good run of success. Its products will power three in-development types due to enter service over the next four years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-recent-wins-have-powered-up-PWC-410188/
  • ILS confusion led to China Airlines 747F bad landing

    News | 24 Mar 2015 07:14 | Mavis Toh

    Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) has recommended that China Airlines improve its training for autopilot landings, and for the country’s airlines to enhance training and alertness in response to anomalies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILS-confusion-led-to-China-Airlines-747F-bad-landing-410486/
  • ​OPINION: Why Airbus is wrestling with its 'A380neo' decision

    News | 23 Mar 2015 15:15 | Airline Business

    With re-engining central to four successful airframe-refresh programmes, one could be forgiven for wondering why Airbus is wrestling with its decision about whether to update its flagship product.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-Airbus-is-wrestling-with-its-A380neo-decision-410455/