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Boeing offers weak 2016 outlook; shares plunge

Boeing warned that aircraft revenues and deliveries could fall in 2016 and forecast profits well below what analysts were expecting after a fourth quarter slowdown last year...

28 Jan 2016 12:08

UNITED STATES

Boeing releases 2016 market outlook

As new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options, airlines and lessors will continue to have access to...

25 Jan 2016 08:23

UNITED STATES

Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016 11:06

UNITED STATES

Boeing achieves record deliveries in 2015

As Boeing enters its centennial year, it has delivered more commercial airplanes than ever with 762 commercial airplanes delivered in 2015...

11 Jan 2016 07:57

UNITED STATES

Global age challenges post-oil economy & national exports

The post-oil economy is here to stay for a while. Why wouldn't governments and major trade associations of any exporting nation embrace national mandates to all out campaigns...

By Naseem Javed 21 Dec 2015 08:20

UNITED STATES

Boeing unveils the first 737 MAX 8

Thousands of Boeing employees gathered in Renton, Washington, to celebrate the completed final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8...

9 Dec 2015 10:08

UNITED STATES

Boeing-built satellite to enable global high-speed broadband network

CALIFORNIA, US: The third Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 satellite, now in orbit, will become fully operational later this year and when it does...

1 Sep 2015 14:05

UNITED STATES

Boeing reaches important milestone with new airplane

WASHINGTON, US: Boeing has completed the firm configuration milestone for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family to be developed...

28 Aug 2015 13:25

SOUTH KOREA

Korean Air and Boeing celebrates first delivery of 747-8 Intercontinental

WASHINGTON, US: Korean Air and Boeing marked 25 August with the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental, a new fuel-efficient jet which is the first of 10,747-8 passenger airplanes the carrier has on order...

26 Aug 2015 11:17

UNITED STATES

Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers...

30 Jul 2015 12:00

UNITED STATES

EVA Air and Boeing finalise order for 777 Freighters

SEATTLE, UNITED STATES: EVA Air and Boeing finalised an order for five 777 Freighters. Valued at more than $1.5 billion at list prices...

22 Jul 2015 09:18

UNITED STATES

Boeing forecasts demand for 38,050 new airplanes valued at $5.6 trillion

Boeing projects a demand for 38,050 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 3.5 percent from last year's forecast. Boeing released its annual Current Market Outlook estimating the total value of those new airplanes at...

12 Jun 2015 10:25

UNITED STATES

Boeing starts assembly of first 737 MAX

Boeing employees in Renton, Washington, have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings...

3 Jun 2015 13:18

UNITED STATES

Skanska group wins USD3.6bn LaGuardia airport project

A consortium led by Swedish construction company Skanska was picked for a $3.6bn project to modernize New York's LaGuardia Airport, regional transport officials announced on Thursday, 28 May...

1 Jun 2015 09:24

UNITED STATES

Boeing awarded first-ever commercial human spaceflight mission

NASA issued a task order as part of Boeing's $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract recently to include the company's first-ever service flight to the International Space Station...

1 Jun 2015 13:50

SOUTH AFRICA

Etihad Airways partners Brand USA

Etihad Airways has entered into a partnership with Brand USA, a destination marketing organisation for the United States, in order to boost tourism to the US. The airline sponsored a Brand USA reception at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, as part of the annual Arabian Travel Market global travel and tourism exhibition...

13 May 2015 11:30

UNITED STATES

Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014 11:13

UNITED STATES

Eustace breaks sound barrier in jump from space

WASHINGTON, USA: A Google executive, Alan Eustace, set a new record by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere, 41,000m above the Earth and, in the process, broke the sound barrier as he fell.

27 Oct 2014 10:34

UNITED STATES

Amazon's loss reaches $437m but outlook is confusing

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.

24 Oct 2014 12:46

UNITED STATES

More than 10m iPhone 6 units sold last weekend

WASHINGTON, USA: Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend delivering 10m iPhone 6 unites in the first three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.

23 Sep 2014 10:05

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