The US Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it proposed penalising Boeing's commercial airplane unit $2.75 million for taking nearly two years to fix a problem with fasteners on its 777 widebody airplanes.
The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still 'in training' for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said.
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Emirates will consider replacing its planned fleet of 175 Boeing 777s with a new version of the plane if it meets all the airline's needs, the president of the Dubai-based carrier said on Thursday.
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Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates has urged Boeing to make up its mind quickly on plans for an enhanced version of the wide-body 777, predicting it would be a success in the market.
Emirates' president Tim Clark also warned Boeing ri
Emirates, Dubai’s top international airline, has introduced a larger aircraft on its daily Dublin route two months earlier than scheduled because of surging demand.
A 360-seat Boeing 777-300ER has been deployed to Dublin, which has become
Boeing workers today began assembling the 1,000th 777. The airplane, a Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) model, will be delivered to Emirates airline in March 2012.
Emirates is the largest 777 customer with 95 such planes currently in its
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Crystal Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has taken delivery of its first Boeing freighter.
The 777 freighter, the world's longest-range, twin-engine freighter and featurin
For the fourth time since 1997, Boeing has rolled out its 777 jetliner at the rate of seven per month.
The airplane, a freighter, will deliver to FedEx Express in June.
The Boeing programme earlier built at this rate from July 1997