Top News on Boeing 747

  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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  • American plans second daily flight on Los Angeles-London

    News | 30 Oct 2014 18:16 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​American Airlines will add a second daily flight to its route between Los Angeles and London Heathrow from 28 March 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-plans-second-daily-flight-on-Los-Angeles-London-405454/
  • Lufthansa to sell up to 10 Germanwings-operated CRJ900s

    News | 30 Oct 2014 17:13 | Edward Russell

    ​Lufthansa plans to sell eight to 10 of the Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft operated by Germanwings, as the low-cost subsidiary moves to an all Airbus A320 family fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-sell-up-to-10-Germanwings-operated-CRJ900s-405450/
  • Lufthansa to generate €43m cash from aircraft sales

    News | 30 Oct 2014 12:57 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Lufthansa Group expects the sale of 15 aircraft, mainly regional models, to generate €43 million ($54 million) in cash inflows by the end of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-generate-43m-cash-from-aircraft-sales-405433/
  • Lufthansa may cut fleet if headwinds increase: Spohr

    News | 30 Oct 2014 12:31 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Group is open to the possibility of reducing its fleet size if it faces stronger-than-expected "headwinds" in 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-may-cut-fleet-if-headwinds-increase-Spohr-405432/
  • Baltia’s 747-200 passes heavy maintenance check

    News | 29 Oct 2014 16:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A Baltia Air Lines Boeing 747-200 has passed a heavy maintenance check, moving the carrier one step closer to its goal of launching scheduled flights later this year, a top executive at the carrier tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Baltias-747-200-passes-heavy-maintenance-check-405396/
  • Delta cash continues to rise in Q3

    News | 27 Oct 2014 21:21 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines saw its liquidity rise 6.8% to $4.36 billion during the third quarter, even as it continued to pay off debt and take delivery of new aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-cash-continues-to-rise-in-Q3-405305/