Aviation News

Boeing Says It Could End 747 Production

July 28, 2016

Boeing Says It Could End 747 Production

Boeing could end production of the iconic 747, as it faces falling orders and pricing pressure, according to a regulatory filing.


Boeing Swings To Second Quarter Loss

July 27, 2016

Boeing Swings To Second Quarter Loss

Boeing has reported a second quarter loss, stemming from reclassification of 787 costs and unexpected expenses for the 747.


Airbus Takes USD$1.5 Bln Hit For A400M, A350

July 27, 2016

Airbus Takes USD$1.5 Bln Hit For A400M, A350

Airbus took a EUR€1.4 billion (USD$1.5 billion) hit for problems with the A400M transporter and the A350, clouding better than expected quarterly profits.


Malaysia Air Orders 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

July 27, 2016

Malaysia Air Orders 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

Malaysia Airlines has ordered 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, and purchase rights for another 25, in a deal worth up to USD$5.5 billion at list prices.


Xiamen Airlines To Buy Six Boeing 787s

July 27, 2016

Xiamen Airlines To Buy Six Boeing 787s

China Southern Airlines subsidiary, Xiamen Airlines, has signed an agreement to buy six Boeing 787-9s worth USD$1.4 billion at list prices.



EPA To Regulate Aircraft Carbon Emissions

July 25, 2016

EPA To Regulate Aircraft Carbon Emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency has paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from aircraft endanger public health.


Boeing Warns Of USD$2 Billion In Charges

July 21, 2016

Boeing Warns Of USD$2 Billion In Charges

Boeing's second-quarter results will include more than USD$2 billion in charges related to the 747, 787 and KC-46 tanker aircraft, the company said.


Dassault Aviation First-Half Profit Down

July 21, 2016

Dassault Aviation First-Half Profit Down

Dassault Aviation posted lower first-half operating income and revenues, driven in part by pricing pressure on its business jet division.


China Air Traffic Management To Get USD$7.5 Bln Boost

July 21, 2016

China Air Traffic Management To Get USD$7.5 Bln Boost

China plans to invest up to CNY50 billion yuan (USD$7.49 billion) to develop its air traffic management system, the official news agency Xinhua reported, citing an official from the aviation regulator.


Boeing Revises Indian Aircraft Forecast

July 19, 2016

Boeing Revises Indian Aircraft Forecast

Boeing expects Indian carriers to order 1,850 new aircraft worth USD$265 billion over the next 20 years, up from an earlier forecast, mainly due to new aviation rules that will boost demand.