Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Receives FAA Approval for 330-Minute ETOPS

Lufthansa Conducts Inaugural Flight of World’s First Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Passenger Aircraft

Complies with the most stringent regulatory standards for Extended Operations

EVERETT, Wash., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) has received 330-minute Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the first time a four-engine airplane has received this type of design approval.

Bristow Academy Announces Scholarship Award in Honor of CEO Emeritus Bill Chiles (Florida USA)

Bristow Academy Jet Ranger

TITUSVILLE, Florida (February 13, 2015) – Bristow Academy Inc., a division of Bristow Group, today announced it will award an annual scholarship in honor of Chief Executive Officer Emeritus William (“Bill”) E. Chiles for his contribution to creating a safer global helicopter transport community.

Bristow Helicopters Australia Acquires Controlling Interest in Airnorth

VH-BYV, Arospatiale AS-332 Super Puma

HOUSTON, February 5, 2015 – Bristow Helicopters Australia Pty Ltd., today announced that it has acquired an 85-percent interest in Airnorth, the largest regional airline operating across Northern Australia.

Latin American and Caribbean airlines will need 2,300 aircraft by 2033 - Airbus Press release

Airbus A350 and A330

According to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast (GMF), Latin American and Caribbean airlines will require 2,294 new passenger and freighter aircraft between 2014 and 2033, including 1,784 single-aisle, 481 twin-aisle and 29 very large aircraft (VLA) worth an estimated US$292 billion.

The 2014 Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook

The 2014 Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook projects that 533,000 new commercial airline pilots and 584,000 new maintenance technicians will be needed to fly and maintain the world fleet over the next 20 years.

Boeing Projects Asia Pacific Region to Lead Global Need for New Pilots, Technicians

  • 440,000 new commercial airline pilots, technicians required over next 20 years
  • Region makes up 39 percent of overall global demandz

SINGAPORE, Sept. 18, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] projects the Asia Pacific region’s demand for new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians over the next 20 years will be 39 percent of the global need for new airline personnel.

Fly Jamaica Airways Boeing 767-300ER arrives in Jamaica

Fly Jamaica B767-300ER Seating

Fly Jamaica Airways newly acquired aircraft a Boeing 767-300ER was flown to Kingston Jamaica in preparation for introduction into their flight schedule.

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil

SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.

The US Navy's most advance Submarine Hunter involved in the search for the missing flight MH370

US Navy P-8A Poseidon

One of the aircraft currently involved in the search for the missing Malaysian aircraft Flight MH370 is the U.S. Navy's most sophisticated surveillance planes

The P-8A Poseidon based on the design of a Boeing 737 passenger jet, entered service in 2013 and is packed with cutting-edge military equipment.

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First Two BBJ 787-8s of 2014

BBJ 787 Dreamliner delivered unpainted and without an interior

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Business Jets (BBJ) celebrated the first two BBJ 787-8 deliveries of 2014. The deliveries, made over the past week to separate undisclosed customers, mark the second and third BBJ 787 airplanes delivered to date.

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