Boeing, Qatar Airways Launch New 777 Performance Improvement Package

Boeing services offering provides airline options to open new routes, improve fuel efficiency, increase payload capabilities FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow the launch of a new Performance Improvement Package. Qatar Airways is the first customer in the world to take advantage of the…

Boeing, Norwegian Agree to Record GoldCare Coverage

Boeing to provide services for carrier’s entire 737 MAX, 787 Dreamliner fleet Agreement represents largest commercial services order in Boeing history FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow that Norwegian has committed to GoldCare coverage for its 737 MAX fleet and expanded coverage for the airline’s entire 787…

Boeing reports environmental progress

CHICAGO, June 3, 2016 – Each day, 30,000 Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees help clear the air by forgoing solo driving and choosing a cleaner commuting option, as new Boeing jetliners reduce emissions by more than 20 percent, and cleaner company operations use less water and power and send less waste to landfills. Boeing’s progress in reducing its environmental footprint and…

Boeing and U.S. Air Force Adjust KC-46 Tanker Schedule

EVERETT, Wash., May 27, 2016 – “As detailed in its statement released today, the U.S. Air Force is moving its formal production decision on the KC-46 tanker program—known as Milestone C—from June 2016 to August 2016 to allow additional time to implement the solution to a refueling boom loads issue identified during flight testing earlier this year. The Air Force…

Boeing-Equipped Training Center Opens, Enhances Worldwide P-8A Maintenance Center prepares maintainers for growth of P-8A Poseidon fleet.

ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has equipped the U.S. Navy’s new P-8 Maintenance Training Facility with a suite of realistic, interactive training systems, another key step in the services’ efforts to fully integrate the aircraft into the fleet. Based at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., the center allows the Navy to provide immersive training for those…

Boeing Recognized by EPA for Conservation Efforts

CHICAGO, March 28, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. Boeing will receive the award April 13 in Washington, D.C. This is the sixth consecutive year…

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Begins Major Assembly

Steady progress as first production fuselage section begins weeks early EVERETT, Wash., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Major assembly of the first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-10 Dreamliner is underway, the latest major milestone in the development of the newest member of the super-efficient 787 family. Boeing partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. began installing the circular frames into the midforward section…

Boeing Launches Next-Generation 737 Boeing Converted Freighter

SHANGHAI, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today launched the Next-Generation 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) with orders and commitments for up to 55 conversions from seven customers. “The Next-Generation 737 provides exceptional value to express freight carriers through its superior payload, range, reliability and efficiency,” said Stan Deal, senior vice president, Commercial Aviation Services, Boeing Commercial Airplanes….

Boeing, MG Aviation, Norwegian Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

Carrier to use 787-9 to expand network across North America, South America, Southeast Asia and beyond EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], MG Aviation Ltd and Norwegian today celebrated the delivery of the Scandinavian low-cost carrier’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian leased the airplane through an agreement with MG Aviation. The delivery is also the first…

Boeing, Air Niugini Announce Order for Four 737 MAX 8s

Fuel efficiency, operating economics, customer comfort position Papua New Guinea carrier for success SINGAPORE, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Niugini announced today at the Singapore Airshow an order for four 737 MAX 8 airplanes. “Papua New Guinea is like no other place on earth and the 737 MAX will allow us to economically and efficiently…