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Malaysia Airlines Orders 16 Aircrafts From Boeing

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) signed a deal with American aircraft maker Boeing to buy 16 aircraft, during Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s visit to the United States. The deal includes eight 787-9 Dreamliners, by converting eight of Malaysia Airlines’ existing order of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and eight additional purchase rights…

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Boeing Develops Self-Cleaning Lavatory

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KUALA LUMPUR: Boeing engineers and designers have developed a self-cleaning lavatory prototype that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill 99.99 per cent of germs. The cleaning system can disinfect all surfaces after every use in just three seconds, said Boeing in a statement today. Boeing believed this self-cleaning technology, combined with touchless features, would enhance…

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Boeing 767 Catches Fire At Fort Lauderdale Airport In Florida

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FLORIDA – The engine of a Boeing 767 carrying 101 people caught fire as the plane taxied for departure Thursday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, officials said. It was bound for Caracas, Venezuela. Seventeen people were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, according to a spokeswoman there. Among those transported were a child…

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Boeing Begins Final Assembly Of First 737 MAX

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing employees in Renton, Washington, have started final assembly on schedule of the first 737 MAX 8, the first member of Boeing’s new and more efficient single-aisle family. “We continue to meet our plan on the 737 MAX programme thanks to the dedication of our employees and our suppliers. “We have more…

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Boeing ‘Takes’ Public Inside 787-9 Dreamliner

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing released today a video that brought the public into the 787-9 Dreamliner flight deck, as its expert crew rehearsed for the 2015 Paris Air Show. It had earlier released a flight demonstration video of the popular 787-9 Dreamliner. The new video offers the full flight routine and a new experience of…

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Boeing, Qatar Confirm Purchase Of Four C-17s

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing and the Qatar government recently signed an agreement for the purchase of four more C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. These aircraft will join the Qatar Armed Forces’ (QAF) existing fleet of four and help meet ongoing airlift requirements, Boeing said. “We are very pleased with the C-17s from Boeing and look forward…

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Garuda To Buy 30 Being Planes

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KUALA LUMPUR ­ – Garuda Indonesia intends to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners, as well as up to 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. In a joint statement today, Boeing said it will work with Garuda Indonesia to finalise the order, at which time it will be posted to its orders and deliveries website. The statement said…

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Boeing Starts Assembly Of Pioneer 737 MAX

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing employees in Renton, Washington have started building the pioneer 737 MAX airplane with the first component, the wings, to be assembled in the process. In a statement, Vice President and General Manager, 737 MAX, Keith Leverkuhn said achieving the milestone on schedule is a testament to the success of the 737…

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Boeing, Silk Way West Announces Order For Three 747-8 Freighters

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SINGAPORE – Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West today announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes valued at more than US$1.1 billion at current list prices. In a statement, Zaur Akhundov, President, Silk Way Group of Companies said: “Silk Way Airlines’ success and profitability as a cargo operator is a direct result of investing…

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Boeing Delivers Scoot’s First 787 Dreamliner

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing and Scoot Pte Ltd has announced the delivery of the Singapore-based airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. The plane will play a key role in the low-cost carrier’s strategic plan to expand its long-haul fleet. “We are excited to be taking delivery of our very first 787 Dreamliner,” Scoot chief executive officer Campbell…

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Boeing Conducts World’s First Flight with ‘Green Diesel’ As Aviation Biofuel

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing has completed the world’s first flight using “green diesel,” a sustainable biofuel that is widely available and used in ground transportation. The company powered its ecoDemonstrator 787 flight test airplane yesterday with a blend of 15 percent green diesel and 85 percent petroleum jet fuel in the left engine. “Green diesel…

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Boeing Delivers First 737-700 Aircraft To Ruili Airlines

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KUALA LUMPUR – Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has delivered Ruili Airlines’ first of 14 orders for next-generation 737-700 airplanes. Ruili is a newly established private airline based at Changshui International Airport in Kunming, the capital city of China’s Yunnan province. In a statement, Boeing said the 14 aircraft orders comprise eight 737-700s and six 737 MAXs.…

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Lufthansa Offers Premium Economy Class

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Lufthansa Premium Economy Class will be available on all routes flown by a Boeing 747-8 from Nov 22, 2014. This will include routes such as Bangalore, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Beijing, Sao Paolo, Seoul, Tokyo-Haneda and Washington, Lufthansa said in a statement. As an inaugural offer,…

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Boeing, Garuda Indonesia Announce Order for 50 737 MAX 8s

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KUALA LUMPUR – Boeing and Garuda Indonesia announced an order for 50 737 MAX 8s, valued at US$4.9 billion at current list prices. The flag carrier of Indonesia will purchase 46 737 MAX 8s and will convert existing orders for four Next-Generation 737-800s to 737 MAX 8s. The order was previously accounted for on Boeing’s…

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