Bombardier lifts production and revenue targets
Bombardier has hiked its two-year revenue projections and now expects in the coming years to significantly increase the pace at which it delivers business jets.
Archer and United plan downtown Chicago-to-O’Hare air taxi route
US urban air mobility start-up Archer Aviation has added Chicago to its list of 2025 launch cities with an airport-to-downtown route planned to be operated by its in-development ”Midnight” aircraft.
Chinese airlines return more 737 Max to service as Boeing eyes delivery restart
Boeing’s 737 Max is making a slow but steady comeback in China, with carriers returning more of the jets to service and Boeing thinking about when it might restart deliveries to Chinese customers.
Boeing maintains 2023 delivery goals despite 787 halt and supply headaches
Boeing is sticking to its 2023 aircraft delivery goals despite hiccups early this year, including a weeks-long 787 delivery halt, a 767 quality issue and ongoing supply chain struggles.
Boeing executive defends ‘next decade’ timeline for launching new narrowbody
A top Boeing executive has reiterated that the company will wait until next decade to bring a new single-aisle jetliner to market, saying Boeing needs that much time to mature technologies.
Boeing resumes 787 deliveries but faces catch-up to meet 2023 delivery goal
Boeing’s most recent Dreamliner delivery pause came to an end on 15 March when the airframer handed over a 787-9 to German carrier Lufthansa.
Boeing sees shift in delivery finance mix as air transport market recovers
Boeing is expecting expanding use of export credit and debt to finance aircraft deliveries, as it predicts that recovering production and travel will drive the need for financing almost back to pre-crisis levels this year.
Beta to develop conventional electric aircraft amid eVTOL regulatory, infrastructure hurdles
Electric aircraft company Beta Technologies has shifted to pursue certification of a conventional fixed-wing electric aircraft – while still developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi.
Boeing’s orders and deliveries slowed in February
Boeing’s commercial aircraft orders and deliveries slowed in February following a strong start to the year the previous month.
US President Biden selects livery for ‘Next Air Force One’
US President Joe Biden has selected the livery of the “Next Air Force One”, the new VC-25B aircraft designated for presidential travel that is currently under construction, formally rejecting the colour scheme that had been chosen by his predecessor, Donald Trump.