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NEWS Boeing 777X Makes its First Flight Earlier today, thousands of people watched as an all new variant of the Boeing 777, the 777X made its first flight. The brand new 777, N779XW, departed from Paine Field at 10:30AM local time. After a few hours of flight tests and photography, the plane landed at Boeing Field, also located in Washington State. Read More →
NEWS Boeing 777X First Flight Postponed After 3 hours on the taxiway, the 777X first flight has officially been postponed. Earlier today, the 777X was supposed to go on its first flight today at 9:30am Pacific Time. However, the weather was not cooperating well. Due to gusty winds, the 777X registered N779XW had to wait on the runway before taking off. While the aircraft was awaiting clearance for takeoff, Boeing set a time limit at 1:30pm. If the plane did not takeoff by then, the flight would then be moved to a later date. Read More →
NEWS LOT Polish Rumored to Take Former Singapore 777s LOT Polish is rumored to take new 777's.Singapore Airlines incoming A350-900 and B787-10 are replacing the carrier's B777-200ER. The aircraft will be handed back to Boeing's leasing company, Boeing Capital Corporation. The expectation is that LOT Polish will receive its aircraft in June of 2020. Read More →
NEWS ANA and Singapore Airlines to form a JV ANA and Singapore Airlines to form a Joint Venture. What are the details? Read More →
NEWS Fuel Dump Over Schools in LA Sparks Outrage Fuel dump over schools in LA Read More →
NEWS First United 787 With New Polaris to Fly This Wednesday Originally set to take the skies in mid December, the Boeing 787-8 had some setbacks with its retrofit. But, after one more month, the 787-8, N27908, is set to take its first full flight this coming Wednesday, January 15, from San Francisco to Washington, DC. Read More →
NEWS Emirates Leadership Changes What happened to Emirates leadership? It's a big move. Read More →
NEWS Delta Follows Other Airlines in Move to Daxing Airport In September 2019, Beijing opened its new Beijing Daxing International Airport. This airport had to be constructed due to the high number of flights there are at Beijing's Capital International AIrport. So, this cause some of the airlines that serve Beijing to either add a service to the new airport or move over to the new airport. The plan is that Oneworld and Skyteam airlines move over to Daxing while the Star Alliance carriers stay at Capital. Read More →
NEWS Bamboo Airways Takes Delivery of Their First 787s Bamboo Airways, a Vietnamese startup carrier, has received their first 2 787 Dreamliners from the Boeing company. These Dreamliners allow for the airline to expand its route network to new destinations. Read More →
NEWS An Airplane Skids off the Runway in a Bad Rain Storm SpiceJet flight SG-275 coming from Pune, India slid off of a runway at Kolkata Airport in Mumbai. Read More →