Top News on Boeing 747

  • CFM starts Leap-1A flight tests

    CFM International has begun flight tests of its new Leap-1A engine destined for the Airbus A320neo narrowbody, the GE Aviation-Snecma joint venture has confirmed.

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  • Boeing consolidates major defense, space programs

    ​Boeing is consolidating management of several of its vanguard defense, space and commercial programs under a single...

  • A340's long haul opened this day in 2002

    ​History buffs, take a moment today to mark the first flight of Airbus’s A340-500, way back in 2002.

  • Qantas to donate first 747-400 to museum

    ​Qantas will donate its first Boeing 747-400 to Australia’s Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS), which...

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  • Lufthansa increases capacity across the Atlantic on strong demand

    News | 27 Feb 2015 20:30 | Edward Russell

    ​Lufthansa German Airlines will increase capacity in the transatlantic market this year, responding to strong demand in the market.
  • IAG eyes closer co-operation with Qatar Airways

    News | 27 Feb 2015 12:39 | Michael Gubisch

    IAG is evaluating potential joint procurement of aircraft and maintenance services with shareholder Qatar Airways as part of a wider partnership with the Middle Eastern carrier.
  • Korean 747 flap incident traced to corrosion

    News | 25 Feb 2015 15:08 | Michael Gubisch

    Corrosion caused a flap segment to separate from a Korean Air Boeing 747-400 freighter near Frankfurt airport last year, German air accident investigation bureau BFU has determined.
  • AirBridge to expand with 737 and another 747-8F

    News | 25 Feb 2015 12:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Russian freight operator AirBridgeCargo is aiming to acquire another Boeing 747-8F this year, and introduce a Boeing 737-400 freighter.
  • ​ANALYSIS: IAI to start widebody TaxiBot certification in autumn

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:05 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Lufthansa Technik's ground services unit LEOS have signed a tentative agreement to jointly conduct certification tests for an in-development widebody version of IAI's pilot-controlled tow tractor TaxiBot with a Boeing 747.
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.