Top News on Boeing 747

  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service


    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.


  • Other News for Boeing 747

  • Unmanned helicopters could soon battle US wildfires


    The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on...


  • Marshall Aviation Services prepares to offer widebody VIP completions


    Marshall Aviation Services – the business and commercial aviation arm of Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group – is...


  • PICTURE: Rolls-Royce test-flies composite blade


    Rolls-Royce has flown, for the first time, the composite blades to be used in its future UltraFan and Advance engine...


  • News Listings for Boeing 747

  • LAX awards contract for new 11-gate midfield concourse

    News | 19 Dec 2014 19:42 | Edward Russell

    ​The governing board of Los Angeles International airport (LAX) has awarded the contract for a new midfield satellite concourse, the next step in its plans to alleviate airside congestion at one of the busiest airports in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LAX-awards-contract-for-new-11-gate-midfield-concourse-407341/
  • SkyWorks completes United lease deals

    News | 19 Dec 2014 10:55 | Olivier Bonnassies

    SkyWorks Leasing confirms that it has extended a number of leases with United Airlines on behalf of an unnamed US-based investor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SkyWorks-completes-United-lease-deals-407309/
  • Air Livery moves into Marshall hangar

    News | 17 Dec 2014 16:22 | Michael Gubisch

    UK aircraft painting specialist Air Livery to operate a widebody paint hangar at Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group’s site in Cambridge, UK.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Livery-moves-into-Marshall-hangar-407220/
  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-Flutter-resurfaces-as-747-8-safety-threat-407173/
  • ANALYSIS: Delta eyes a ‘fantastic’ 2015 as strength continues

    News | 12 Dec 2014 17:28 | Edward Russell

    ​Any one who has listened to a Delta Air Lines investor presentation in the past two years knows the drill – margin improvement, returning capital to shareholders and building a balance sheet that equals or surpasses those of investment grade industrials.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Delta-eyes-a-fantastic-2015-as-strength-continues-407077/
  • MEBA: Lufthansa Technik keeps 747 work rolling in

    News | 09 Dec 2014 11:35 | Dominic Perry

    ​Lufthansa Technik (LHT) is keeping its Hamburg hangars well-stocked with widebody work as a procession of VVIP completions rolls through the facility.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Lufthansa-Technik-keeps-747-work-rolling-in-406900/