Boeing Expands Partnerships with German Industry on F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler

NEW DELHI: Boeing has announced the expansion of its industrial partnership strategy in Germany in support of the F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler offering to the Bundeswehr. A Request for Information (RFI) was issued to more than 10 German companies to solicit bids. German industry partners will play a significant role in providing support […]

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Allegiant Air Orders Up to 100 737 MAX Jets

NEW DELHI: Boeing and Allegiant Air today announced an order for 50 737 MAX jets, with options for 50 additional airplanes. In Boeing’s first U.S. ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) deal, Allegiant selected two models – the 737-7 and 737-8-200 – in the 737 MAX family, which provide the lowest seat-mile costs for a single-aisle airplane […]

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777 Partners Orders 30 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes

NEW DELHI: Boeing and 777 Partners has announced the Miami-based investment firm will nearly double its 737 MAX order book with the purchase of 30 additional jets. The new order expands 777 Partners’ commercial aircraft portfolio to a total of 68 737 MAXs, in its fourth order this year for the fuel-efficient, single-aisle jets. Valued […]

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Jet Airways in ‘advanced discussions’ with Boeing, Airbus for buying aircraft

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways, which is preparing to relaunch operations next year, on Friday said it is in “advanced discussions” with Boeing and Airbus for buying and leasing planes. The grounded airline has been acquired by Murarilal Jalan-Kalrock Capital consortium under the insolvency resolution process. The ongoing discussions are part of the grounded airline’s revival […]

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Boeing to Deliver Additional Chinook Helicopters to U.S. Army Special Operations

NEW DELHI: Boeing will build six more MH-47G Block II Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command as part of a $246.48 million contract. Delivery of these aircraft are scheduled to start in 2023. With this additional order, Boeing is now under contract for 30 MH-47G Block II Chinooks, four of which have […]

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India’s Akasa Air orders 72 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes from Boeing

NEW DELHI: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Akasa Air has ordered (72) 737 MAX airplanes to build its fleet. Valued at nearly $9 billion at list prices. “Boeing and Akasa Air, a brand of SNV Aviation, today announced the new Indian carrier has ordered (72) 737 MAX airplanes to build its fleet. Valued at nearly $9 […]

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Asia Pacific Commercial Aviation Market Valued at $6.8 Trillion by 2040:Boeing

NEW DELHI: Boeing estimates that air travel within Asia Pacific markets will account for nearly half of global air traffic by 2040, driving 20-year demand for 17,645 new airplanes valued at $3.1 trillion. To support its commercial aviation industry, Asia-Pacific countries also will require aftermarket services valued at $3.7 trillion. Boeing provided the data in […]

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HAL delivers the 200th gun bay door for Boeing F/A -18 Super Hornet

NEW DELHI: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has delivered the 200th gun bay door for Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet. Bengaluru-headquartered HAL said it has been supplying the aero-structure to Boeing for the last ten years. “HAL has a long-standing partnership with Boeing and we look forward to strengthening our association on military and civil programmes. We […]

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Africa’s 20-year Commercial Aviation Market Opportunity Valued at Nearly $400 Billion

NEW DELHI: Boeing forecasts that Africa’s airlines will require 1,030 new airplanes by 2040 valued at $160 billion and aftermarket services such as manufacturing and repair worth $235 billion, enabling growth for air travel and economies across the continent. Boeing shared the projection as part of the 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), the company’s long-term […]

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Boeing Awarded Contract for Five P-8A Aircraft for Germany

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand our footprint in-country by […]

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