Panda Bei Bei says bye bye to US, heads 'home' to China
Bei Bei will travel on a specially equipped direct flight from Washington to Chengdu inside a steel and plexiglass crate, accompanied by his keeper and a veterinarian, zoo officials said. The 4-year-old cub, whose name means "precious, treasure" in Mandarin, was destined to head to China under Beijing's "panda diplomacy." FedEx is paying for the flight and the special outfitting of the Boeing 777.
Boeing says India will need nearly 2,500 new aircraft in two decades
According to the Boeing, factors such as exponential domestic passenger ...
Air India seeks $819 million loan for 7 Boeing planes
Bids have been invited from banks, financial institutions for refinancing existing bridge loan facility worth USD 819 mn. At current exchange rate, the amount will be more than Rs 5,800 cr. Air India had acquired 27 B787-800 planes and 15 B777-300ER aircraft.
SpiceJet loss widens 'due to new accounting norms'
The private carrier's losses widened despite it posting a 52% increase in second quarter operational revenue to 2,845.3 crore as it added more destinations and expanded its fleet of passenger and freighter aircraft.
On malfunctioning Boeing Max, captain had the flu and copilot was a sub
In a submission to the report, Lion Air said it’s unfair to blame the crew.
Boeing CEO knew about pilot’s warnings before second crash
Investigations by The New York Times have revealed that Boeing employees sometimes felt pressure to play down safety concerns and meet deadlines, that key FAA officials didn’t fully understand MCAS.
SpiceJet slips 7% as Q2 net loss widens
In a release, SpiceJet said the net loss of Rs 462.58 crore in the latest September quarter was mainly on account of inflated costs with respect to MAX grounding and a seasonally weak quarter.
Logistics conglomerate UPS starts operating flight on Delhi-Cologne route
"UPS commenced its six weekly flights from Delhi with its Boeing 747-8F aircraft, the company's largest freighter aircraft, which came from Bangkok," added the statement.
Document suggests Boeing pilots saw MAX system problems in 2016
In recent days, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have pushed back their target dates for returning the MAX to service, with the three carriers pulling all flights for the aircraft through January or February 2020.
Air India's Boeing plane carries Ik Onkar symbol to celebrate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary
Air India will fly its aircraft thrice a week on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted route to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The flight will operate on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
Boeing names new board Chairman in setback to CEO
Boeing announced late on Friday that company directors decided to separate the two jobs and elected one of their own, David L. Calhoun, to serve as non-executive chairman.
Vistara to double fleet size by March 2020
Last year, Vistara had ordered 50 aircraft from the Airbus A320neo family, including the A321neo, to be delivered until 2023. With three new Airbus A320neo aircraft, two of the six wide-body aircraft, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the airline will take the fleet size from 22 aircraft in March 2019, to 42 by March 2020.
SpiceJet to open first international hub in UAE, using now-grounded Boeing 737 Max
Company officials and the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah made the announcement on Wednesday in the northernmost sheikhdom of the oil-rich UAE, signing an agreement for the expansion. SpiceJet plans to base as many as five airplanes in the UAE.
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