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2014-04-10 12:21:26

Establishes Southern California center for in-production commercial airplanes customer support SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced it is centralizing customer support for in-service airplanes at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering Design Center in Southern California, as the company continues to focus on increasing competitiveness while enabling continued growth of the global airline industry. "We're creating a single location for...

2014-04-09 16:21:34

Real-time information solution for Air Canada's 767, 777, 787 and 737 MAX fleets PHOENIX, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that Air Canada has signed an agreement to implement the Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox to support maintenance operations for its 767, 777, 787 and 737 MAX airplane fleets. The announcement came during Aviation Week's MRO Americas 2014 conference and exhibition in Phoenix. The Maintenance Performance Toolbox suite delivers...

2014-04-09 12:20:53

Newest Dreamliner is longer, travels farther and carries more passengers CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet longer...

2014-04-03 08:20:40

Finding confirms usability of Jeppesen Apps and content on 7.9 inch iPads ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued Jeppesen a letter of operational suitability confirming the form and functionality of iPad mini for use in the cockpit when paired with Jeppesen's electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, worked with the FAA Seattle Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG) to evaluate the...

2014-04-02 12:20:52

Existing BBJ customer first to select BBJ MAX 8 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced the launch of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) MAX family of airplanes after receiving the first order from an undisclosed customer. The order is for a BBJ MAX 8, which is based on the 737 MAX 8 and the newest business jet to join the BBJ family. "We are honored that an existing BBJ customer has become the first to select the BBJ MAX," said Capt. Steve Taylor,...

2014-04-01 12:22:52

$6.5 billion order represents shift to Boeing fleet SEATTLE, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Canada have finalized an order for 61 737 MAX airplanes to lead the airline's single-aisle fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at $6.5 billion at list prices, consists of 33 737 MAX 8s and 28 737 MAX 9s, as well as 18 options and 30 rights to purchase additional 737 MAXs. "Our narrowbody fleet renewal program with the 737 MAX is expected to yield significant cost...

2014-03-31 12:21:47

HAMPTON, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 1 at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Mark Anderson, the director of Flight Sciences Technology for Boeing Research & Technology will present "To the Frontiers of Flight: The Role of Innovation in Developing Tomorrow's Products" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Anderson will review advanced aviation technology on the Boeing 787...

2014-03-27 00:20:13

PERTH, Australia, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The disappearance of Flight MH370 could have only involved human input, according to a veteran Boeing 777 check captain. Speaking exclusively to www.AirlineRatings.com the check captain said that given the facts we know, for MH370 to end its flight in the southern Indian Ocean, "human input was essential". "We are not dealing with an out of control plane," he said. "It is impossible for the Boeing 777 to fly this course by...

2014-03-25 23:02:21

The Boeing Black, working on Android OS with encrypted communications, is the company’s first foray into the world of phones, and the idea is a clever one. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The following is a new post issued by Technograte on behalf of First Class Posting. The following are excerpts: "That dreaded moment where you can’t find your phone. Did you leave it at the library? Did some creep steal it? Are they going through your photos and raiding your debit account? Are they...

2014-03-21 20:20:12

Former Clinton U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation article gone viral on LinkedIn.com WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oliver McGee, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of transportation for technology policy in the Clinton Administration, and founder of Partnership Possibilities for America, gives his take gone viral on LinkedIn.com on the Missing Malaysia 370 Mystery, calling it the "greatest mystery in aviation security history" on Fox News. All contact...