Top News on Boeing 747

  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service

    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.

  • Other News for Boeing 747

  • Unmanned helicopters could soon battle US wildfires

    The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on...

  • Marshall Aviation Services prepares to offer widebody VIP completions

    Marshall Aviation Services – the business and commercial aviation arm of Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group – is...

  • PICTURE: Rolls-Royce test-flies composite blade

    Rolls-Royce has flown, for the first time, the composite blades to be used in its future UltraFan and Advance engine...

  • News Listings for Boeing 747

  • Air Livery moves into Marshall hangar

    News | 17 Dec 2014 16:22 | Michael Gubisch

    UK aircraft painting specialist Air Livery to operate a widebody paint hangar at Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group’s site in Cambridge, UK.
  • 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.
  • ANALYSIS: Delta eyes a ‘fantastic’ 2015 as strength continues

    News | 12 Dec 2014 17:28 | Edward Russell

    ​Any one who has listened to a Delta Air Lines investor presentation in the past two years knows the drill – margin improvement, returning capital to shareholders and building a balance sheet that equals or surpasses those of investment grade industrials.
  • MEBA: Lufthansa Technik keeps 747 work rolling in

    News | 09 Dec 2014 11:35 | Dominic Perry

    ​Lufthansa Technik (LHT) is keeping its Hamburg hangars well-stocked with widebody work as a procession of VVIP completions rolls through the facility.
  • MEBA: AMAC looks at expansion as it prepares to open fourth widebody hangar

    News | 09 Dec 2014 10:17 | Murdo Morrison

    Swiss maintenance and interiors specialist AMAC is set to complete a successful year as it prepares to open a fourth hangar at its main facility in Basel, Switzerland, and expand its operation in Turkey.
  • Delta TechOps opens new hangar at Tokyo

    News | 08 Dec 2014 20:48 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Delta TechOps has opened a new line maintenance hangar at Tokyo Narita International airport, the company announces.