Akasa Air takes delivery of first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft at IGI Airport

NEW DELHI: Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-promoted Akasa Air’s first aircraft Boeing 737 MAX arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday, bringing it closer to securing the mandatory Air Operator Permit to start operations. The airline had received the ceremonial keys for the aircraft in Seattle, the US, on June 15, Akasa Air said in a statement. […]

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Boeing Commits US$2 Million to Support Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

NEW DELHI: Boeing has announced a US$2 million emergency assistance package to support humanitarian response efforts in Ukraine. The assistance package will be directed to organizations working to bring food, water, clothing, medicine and shelter to displaced Ukrainians – including those seeking refuge in neighboring countries. In addition, Boeing will match all qualifying employee contributions […]

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Boeing Secures Order for Additional MH-47G Block II Chinook Helicopters from U.S. Army

NEW DELHI: Boeing extends its partnership with the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOAC) with an order for six additional MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters. The award, valued at $195 million, brings the total number of MH-47G Block II aircraft under contract with the USASOAC to 36. The upgraded MH-47G Block II Chinook features […]

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Boeing, Airbus in talks for multi-jet order from Air India: Report

NEW DELHI: Boeing and Airbus SE are in talks with the new owners of Air India about an order for a raft of new planes, according to people familiar with the matter, part of a plan to rejuvenate the carrier and its fleet. Tata Sons, which acquired the airline from the government last month, has […]

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Boeing to Offer the P-8A Poseidon for Canada’s Multi-Mission Aircraft Project

NEW DELHI: Boeing has announced its intent to offer the P-8A Poseidon in response to Canada’s Request for Information (RFI) for long-range maritime patrol aircraft. The Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) project will replace the Royal Canadian Air Force fleet of CP-140 Aurora aircraft and enhance its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) […]

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Korea Selects Boeing to Support Readiness for Three Critical Defense Platforms

NEW DELHI: Boeing has received three performance based logistics (PBL) contracts from the Republic of Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) to manage sustainment of Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) F-15K fighter jets and Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, and Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The five-year contracts will […]

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Boeing and Singapore Sign Data Sharing Agreement

NEW DELHI: Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Boeing have signed project agreements that create a data exchange infrastructure to enable collaborative data analysis for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-15SG fighter aircraft. The data exchange pipeline will store and facilitate the analysis of supply chain data for the F-15SG aircraft fleet, […]

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Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Selects Honeywell Engine To Power DEFIANT X

NEW DELHI: Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing have announced Honeywell (NYSE: HON) as the engine provider for DEFIANT X, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition. With Honeywell providing the HTS7500 turboshaft engine, Team DEFIANT brings unsurpassed Army Aviation experience to revolutionize Army air assault while seamlessly […]

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ANA Extends Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox for Entire Fleet

NEW DELHI: Boeing announced at the Singapore Airshow that All Nippon Airways (ANA) has signed an extension for Boeing’s Maintenance Performance Toolbox for another five years. The Japanese carrier has used the Boeing digital solution the past eight years to manage maintenance information for its entire fleet of aircraft and engines. Maintenance Performance Toolbox allows […]

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Western Global Airlines Buys Two Boeing 777 Freighters

NEW DELHI: Boeing and Western Global Airlines  have announced a firm order for two 777 Freighters, the first new-production freighters for the all-Boeing cargo operator based in Estero, Fla. The order was finalized in January 2022 and is currently listed as unidentified in Boeing’s order backlog. The agreement also includes an additional purchase option. “Western […]

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