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  • OPINION: Boeing set for crisis-free chief executive switch

    News | 29 Jun 2015 09:37 | Flight International

    ​Jim McNerney’s announced plan to step aside as chief executive affords Boeing a smooth leadership transition at the top of the company for the first time since 1996.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Boeing-set-for-crisis-free-chief-executive-switch-414065/
  • ANALYSIS: Boeing’s 757 eco testbed trials basket of energy-saving technologies

    News | 26 Jun 2015 14:32 | Kerry Reals

    Boosting aerodynamic efficiency is the cornerstone of Boeing’s latest battery of ecoDemonstrator test flights. The tests are being carried out on a near-end-of-life 757 that will later be used to test new aircraft-recycling techniques, before being consigned to history.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Boeings-757-eco-testbed-trials-basket-of-energy-saving-technologies-413923/
  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade

    News | 25 Jun 2015 14:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing 787, according to the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/R-R-makes-progress-on-testing-787-engine-upgrade-414043/
  • ANALYSIS: Boeing contemplates X-plane for future ecoDemonstrator

    News | 25 Jun 2015 07:58 | Stephen Trimble

    Five aircraft demonstrator programmes launched by Boeing's commercial division since 2001 all share a defining characteristic: an ordinary aircraft modified or stuffed with brand-new technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Boeing-contemplates-X-plane-for-future-ecoDemonstrator-413920/
  • Boeing plans fourth 747-8 rate cut

    News | 24 Jun 2015 23:12 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has announced a fourth rate cut for the 747-8 programme over a two-year period, lowering monthly output to only one per month beginning in March 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-plans-fourth-747-8-rate-cut-414010/
  • Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator embarks on final test run

    News | 24 Jun 2015 19:41 | Stephen Trimble

    Energy-harvesting windows, green diesel biofuel and a 3D-printed flightdeck monument are three technologies that will be tested on the last series of flights of a TUI Group-branded Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator destined to be dismantled by the end of July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-757-ecoDemonstrator-embarks-on-final-test-run-414006/
  • EasyJet and Ryanair push for cheaper onboard connectivity

    News | 24 Jun 2015 07:45 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Europe's two leading low-cost airlines EasyJet and Ryanair are both evaluating onboard wi-fi but are not prepared to move until pricing is reduced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-and-Ryanair-push-for-cheaper-onboard-connectivity-413965/
  • State permit reveals Boeing plan to hike 777X output 25%

    News | 23 Jun 2015 20:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has submitted detailed plans to possibly increase 777X deliveries by 25% to 125 aircraft per year after 2021 using one production line in Everett, Washington, with only minor investment required to reach that target at the final assembly stage, according to documents filed as part of a permit application with a state environmental agency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/State-permit-reveals-Boeing-plan-to-hike-777X-output-25-413967/
  • OPINION: Freight regrets for Airbus

    News | 23 Jun 2015 13:20 | Flight International

    Since Airbus handed over the last A300-600F in 2007 its freighter strategy has been far more miss than hit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Freight-regrets-for-Airbus-413940/
  • OPINION: Were there really no surprises at Le Bourget?

    News | 23 Jun 2015 08:02 | Flight International

    ​It was supposed to be the “industrialisation” air show at Le Bourget this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Were-there-really-no-surprises-at-Le-Bourget-413939/
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