Caroline Kennedy Elected to Boeing Board of Directors

There was progress for women in aerospace this week with Boeing’s announcement that Caroline Kennedy was elected to join the Board of Directors. Kennedy, 59, served as U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 and is an author and […]

Boeing Invests in Video and Augmented Reality Tech

Boeing has purchased Pittsburg-based C360 Technologies which specializes in high-density video and distribution, including applications for live and on-demand augmented/virtual reality on multiple platforms. This investment is the latest by Boeing HorizonX’s venture arm established earlier this year, and the […]

PAS17: Expect Smarter Planes, But Don’t Expect Them To Fly Themselves

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Boeing has announced big strides towards a future full of smart planes, from new analytics capabilities to its own exploration of advanced artificial intelligence for autopilot systems. But planes (at least those flying passengers) may never be fully automated. "One […]

PAS17: Boeing Celebrates Big First Day in Paris

Boeing celebrates a successful first day at the Paris Air Show with a dedicated video summary. In all, Boeing made 288 total orders & announcements from 12 customers. The aircraft manufacturer showed off its new 737 MAX 10 aircraft which enjoyed […]

PAS17: GECAS Shows More Love to Airbus than Boeing

The first big order announcements from the 52nd Paris Air Show are coming in, with Airbus and Boeing each having something to smile about from GECAS. GECAS (GE Captial Aviation Services) has placed two large orders for narrow-body aircraft, with […]

Ryanair and Boeing Mark 450th 737-800 Delivery

Boeing and Ryanair are celebrating delivery of the airline’s 450th next-generation 737-800 aircraft. The Irish low-cost carrier is the largest all-Boeing operator in Europe.

IATA Warns Against Protectionism as Air Travel Demand Increases, I Warn Against Egos

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning against protectionist tactics as demand for air travel increases over the next two decades.

Yes, We Need Twice As Many Planes. But Will Size Matter?

Airbus Global Market Forecast Source: Airbus

For any wondering whether demand for new aircraft is slowing down, Airbus and Boeing have a clear answer: no. Each of the two aircraft manufacturers released their projections for aircraft at Farnborough. Both aircraft manufacturers predict the total global aircraft fleet […]

Recaro Coup in Asia Includes Air China, Hainan Airlines and Singapore Airlines

Recaro has big wins in Asia at Aircraft Interiors Expo, Air China and Singapore Airlines.