Top News on Boeing 747

  • Poor lighting and signage led to BA 747 wing smash


    ​Poor signage and taxiway lighting at Johannesburg contributed to a British Airways Boeing 747-400 crew’s inadvertently following a narrow taxiway before the jet’s wing sliced into a service building.


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  • PICTURE: Siberian tiger livery unveiled on Transaero 747


    ​Russian carrier Transaero has unveiled a Boeing 747-400 featuring a special livery in which the entire nose section...


  • PARIS: CFM prepares for first Leap deliveries to Comac


    CFM International president Jean-Paul Ebanga has confirmed that the manufacturer will in the next few weeks deliver the...


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    ​A Qantas Airways Airbus A380 is expected to be out of service for around six weeks after it was damaged while under...


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  • PICTURE: Siberian tiger livery unveiled on Transaero 747

    News | 23 Jun 2015 11:04

    ​Russian carrier Transaero has unveiled a Boeing 747-400 featuring a special livery in which the entire nose section carries the image of a tiger’s head.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Siberian-tiger-livery-unveiled-on-Transaero-747-413957/
  • Poor lighting and signage led to BA 747 wing smash

    News | 22 Jun 2015 06:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Poor signage and taxiway lighting at Johannesburg contributed to a British Airways Boeing 747-400 crew’s inadvertently following a narrow taxiway before the jet’s wing sliced into a service building.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Poor-lighting-and-signage-led-to-BA-747-wing-smash-413906/
  • PARIS: Russia's Volga-Dnepr plans to take 20 more 747-8Fs

    News | 17 Jun 2015 07:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian cargo specialist Volga-Dnepr Group has tentatively agreed to acquire another 20 Boeing 747-8 freighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Russias-Volga-Dnepr-plans-to-take-20-more-747-8Fs-413759/
  • PARIS: Is it too early to write the 747-8 obituary?

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Analysts were writing the obituary for the 747-8 programme last January. When the US Air Force committed to buy the aircraft for an Air Force One replacement, Boeing was expected to cease production after delivering the two VC-25A replacements to the US government in 2017, concluding a proud, 48-year production run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Is-it-too-early-to-write-the-747-8-obituary-412924/
  • PARIS: LHT partners with GE for GE9X and GEnx-2B overhaul

    News | 16 Jun 2015 09:43 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is building a joint-venture overhaul shop with General Electric to service the engines of its parent carrier's Boeing 747-8 and on-order 777X fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-LHT-partners-with-GE-for-GE9X-and-GEnx-2B-overhaul-413651/
  • PARIS: CFM prepares for first Leap deliveries to Comac

    News | 14 Jun 2015 09:06 | Mark Pilling

    CFM International president Jean-Paul Ebanga has confirmed that the manufacturer will in the next few weeks deliver the first two engines to China's Comac for the C919 flight-test programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-CFM-prepares-for-first-Leap-deliveries-to-Comac-413478/