Boeing

The Boeing Company (in short “Boeing”) is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2013 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
The Boeing Company’s corporate headquarters are located in Chicago and the company is led by President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Boeing is organized into five primary divisions: Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group. In 2015, Boeing recorded $96.11 billion in sales, ranked 27th on the Fortune magazine “Fortune 500” list (2015), ranked 90th on the “Fortune Global 500” list (2015), and ranked 27th on the “World’s Most Admired Companies” list (2015).

Saudia Cargo added a Boeing 747-400F freighter, bringing the total number to seven aircraft

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The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on the demand for medicine,...

Boeing licenses ultraviolet wand to Healthe, Inc. to counter COVID-19 on aeroplanes

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The Boeing-developed portable wand will inactivate viruses and bacteria on aeroplanes Boeing entered into a patent and technology license with Florida-based Healthe® Inc. today under...

Boeing gets order for 2 737-800BCF and launches new freighter conversion lines to meet demand

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The 737-800BCF now has 134 orders and commitments. Two additional freighter conversion lines are launched to meet strong demand in express traffic and...

After 18-month investigation, US House Committee on Transportation releases final report on 737 MAX, slamming Boeing and FAA

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From the Report: “The MAX crashes were… a horrific culmination of a series of faulty technical assumptions by Boeing’s engineers, a lack of transparency...

Boeing Australia ‘fires up’ engine on first Loyal Wingman aircraft – GlobalData analyses the event

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Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft in September, as part of ground testing and preparations for...

[Photo Report] Israeli Air Forces visiting Nörvenich Air Force Base for exercises

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From 17 to 28 August 2020, a large detachment of the IAF was deployed to the Nörvenich base in Western Germany. The exercise named Blue...

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights and starts analysing the data

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada...

European Aviation Safety Agency performs Boeing 737 MAX test flights

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been working steadily, in close cooperation with the FAA and Boeing, to return the Boeing 737...

Boeing delivers U.S. Special Operations Command’s first Next-Gen Chinook MH-47G Block II helicopter

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Boeing is delivering new technologies and performance improvements to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the Block II Chinook helicopter. Boeing’s Philadelphia team recently...

Boeing grounds eight 787 Dreamliners for structural flaws

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These aircraft might not withstand the physical stresses during flights After having detected two manufacturing defects that could compromise their resistance, Boeing has asked several...

EASA schedules flight tests for the Boeing 737 MAX in Vancouver from 7 September

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been working steadily, in close cooperation with the FAA and Boeing, to return the Boeing 737...

Boeing finally gets a new order for the 737 MAX: Polish charter airline Enter Air orders two MAX 8s with an option for two more

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New order expands Polish carrier’s commitment to the 737 family Enter Air: “Convinced 737 MAX will be the best aircraft…for many years to...

Boeing 777 Freighter joins Volga-Dnepr Group fleet, to be operated by AirBridgeCargo

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777 Freighter’s superior range and efficiency to complement Volga-Dnepr’s fleet Volga-Dnepr becomes the 19th operator to date to use the large-capacity twin-engine freighter. A...

British Airways says goodbye to the first of its last Boeing 747 Jumbo jets

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British Airways will tomorrow retire its first Boeing 747 since announcing last month that all 31 of its jumbo jets had sadly flown their...

Lessor GECAS Cargo orders more Boeing 737-800BCF narrowbody freighters

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GECAS (GE Capital Aviation Services) signed an agreement with Boeing converting 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) options to firm orders and adding nine...

FAA imposes four changes to return Boeing 737 MAX to service

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More than one year after the two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes, the US Federal Aviation Administration is still not satisfied with the adjustments...

747 production to end as Boeing adapts to post COVID-19 reality, says GlobalData

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The recent announcement that Boeing will cease production of the 747 follows news that numerous airlines would be bringing forward the retirement of their...

Boeing receives $265 million Chinook helicopter order from U.S. Army Special Operations

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First Block II Chinook for the Army Special Operations Aviation Command will be delivered this year Boeing recently signed a $265 million contract for nine...

Boeing completes first conversion of U.S. Air Force F-16 into QF-16 aerial target drone

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A team from Boeing and the U.S. Air Force completed the first QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target to undergo conversion from a modification line in...

FAA orders inspection for nearly 2,000 grounded Boeing 737 (NG and Classic) aircraft

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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered inspections of around 2,000 Boeing 737 NGs and Classics that had not flown for at least...