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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).

U.S. Government approves release of Boeing EA-18G Growler to Finland

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been...

Etihad Airways reaches agreements with Airbus and Boeing to restructure orders

Following two consecutive years of losses, Etihad Airways has reached agreements with Boeing and Airbus to restructure a large portion of its previous orders. The...

Boeing and Safran disclose the name of their new APU joint venture: Initium Aerospace

Initium Aerospace will create high value for customers, combining the best technologies and services of Boeing and Safran to offer a more competitive APU...

Corendon Boeing 747 has ‘landed’ in hotel garden

Aircraft will be converted into 5D aviation experience for the public After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing...

Happy 50th Birthday, Queen of the Skies!

Exactly 50 years ago, the first Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet reached for the skies for the very first time. On 9 February 1969, Boeing test...

Boeing delivers first KC-46A tanker to Altus U.S. Air Force base

Boeing delivered its fifth KC-46A Pegasus tanker to the U.S. Air Force, the first that will be based at Altus Air Force Base, Okla....

Boeing partners with Aerion to build the AS2, the first supersonic business jet on the market

Boeing to provide financial, engineering and industrial resources Boeing today announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part...

Boeing receives $2.4 billion contract from U.S. Navy for 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10 aircraft to...

A legend celebrates its birthday: Boeing’s Jumbo Jet turns 50

On February 9th, 1969, the first Boeing 747-100 took off on its first official flight over Seattle On April 26th, 1970, Lufthansa’s first...

Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

Boeing NeXt program tests prototype to advance safety and technology of urban air mobility Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle has a design range of...

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for WestJet

Airline to fly 787-9 on new non-stop international routes Aeroplane named after carrier's chairman, founder; features new business cabin Boeing yesterday delivered the first of ten...

Brazilian Government approves strategic partnership between Embraer and Boeing

Embraer and Boeing have welcomed the approval by the Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global...

U.S. Air Force accepts first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, setting the stage for the aircraft’s delivery to McConnell Air Force...

Boeing sets new aeroplane delivery records, expands order backlog

Boeing delivered 806 commercial jets in 2018 with a record-setting fourth quarter It won nearly 900 net orders valued at $143.7 billion after...

Runway excursion of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Lviv Airport, Ukraine

On 6 January, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JVI) operated flight TK442 from Lviv, Ukraine to Istanbul, Turkey. While back-tracking for departure from runway...

TUI fly Netherlands operates first flight with new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

A few months after its Belgian sister company, the Dutch holiday airline TUI fly Netherlands, member of the TUI Group, operates its first commercial...

Boeing to modernise entire Spanish Chinook helicopter fleet

Boeing will remanufacture 17 CH-47D Chinooks to the CH-47F configuration for Spain’s Army Boeing will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the...

Sikorsky and Boeing provide a first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and Boeing provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter that the companies have developed for the U.S....

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX aeroplane to Royal Air Maroc

Morocco's flag carrier continues to modernize its fleet with the first of four 737 MAX 8s Royal Air Maroc's first 787-9 Dreamliner also arrived this...

Saudi low-cost airline flyadeal signs a commitment for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, with an option for 20 more

Boeing and flyadeal today announced the Middle East carrier is growing its fleet with the 737 MAX to take advantage of the aeroplane's fuel...