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Boeing Details More Than $54 Million in Grants and Philanthropic Investments

Contribution Part of Previously Announced $300 Million Tax Reform Package Puts Company on Path to Exceed $200 Million in Corporate Giving in 2018 Announcement Coincides with Launch of 2018 Boeing Global Engagement Portfolio​ Boeing announced details for $54 million in grants and philanthropic sponsorships to nonprofits in the U.S. and around the globe. As part of the company'...

Boeing, Lufthansa Group Complete Order for Four 777 Airplanes

Order includes two 777-300ERs for SWISS and two 777 Freighters for Lufthansa Cargo Boeing and the Lufthansa Group completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. The purchase is part of the aviation company's plans to modernize its fleet with newer widebody airplanes.   "The order for the new long-haul aircraft highlights th...

FACC expands US site in Wichita

The FACC subsidiary FACC Solutions Inc. is a highly qualified maintenance company for aircraft components in the USA offering aftermarket services with a focus on the modification and repair of components and systems for aircraft. By expanding the Wichita location the enterprise takes another successful step towards its defined customer service strategy.  Since 2014, the Wichita location h...

Aircraft Electronics Association: worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales up 13 percent in first quarter

The Aircraft Electronics Association released its first-quarter 2018 Avionics Market Report. In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $639,796,979 or more than $639 million as reported by the participating companies. First three months of 2018 worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales...

Raisbeck Engineering Receives ANAC STC Approval for Composite Five-Blade Swept Propeller

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., a leading provider of performance enhancement systems for business and commercial aircraft, announced that it has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) for its Composite Five-Blade Swept Propeller for the King Air 350 series aircraft. “We are thrilled our Brazilian customers are now a...

JSSI reports record start to year for business aviation flight activity with release of Q1 Business Aviation Index

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has released the JSSI Business Aviation Index for the first quarter of 2018. The index tracks utilization of approximately 2,000 business aircraft worldwide and reports average flight hours flown on a monthly basis by region, industry and cabin type. Flight ho...

Boeing, Uzbekistan Airways Finalize Order for 787-8 Dreamliner

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announced today the finalization of an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $239 million at current list prices.   Uzbekistan Airways currently operates two Dreamliners on international routes, including Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and USA. With today’s order, the carrier will add five more Dre...

Piper's deliveries and revenue rise in first quarter 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the first quarter of 2018, ending March 31. The company continued to grow its new aircraft deliveries and revenue with the company’s flagship product, the turbine powered, M600 leading the company’s performance success. Additionally, Piper trainer sales growth continues to be led by the proven Archer platfor...

Boeing KC-46 Tanker Program Completes FAA Certification Flight Testing

Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program has now completed all required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight tests following a successful refueling/communications flight with a C-17 Globemaster III. The STC encompasses the military systems installed on the 767-2C aircraft to make it a tanker, and is one of two required FAA airworthiness certifications. Boeing will now submit the resulting...

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Super-efficient aircraft to help airline modernize fleet, enhance passenger experience  Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier's new livery.  "This delivery is a historic moment for Gulf Air and Bahrain and yet another important step...

GULFSTREAM to expand in Savannah

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet’s needs for maintenance and service. The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs. Gulfstream will invest approximately US$55 million to build the 202,000-square-foot/18,766-square...

Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order for 25 737 MAX 8s

Additional order takes Ryanair's 737 MAX order total to 135 airplanes Europe's largest low cost-carrier is the launch customer for high capacity MAX 8 variant Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair today announced they finalized an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $3 billion order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing&...