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Boeing unveils new Seahawk 747

EVERETT — The Seahawks’ season doesn’t start until next month, but Boeing just couldn’t wait that long to show its support.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Business

Atlas Air says its buying another Boeing 747-8 freighter as air cargo market grows

An improving cargo market prompted Atlas Air to announce Thursday that it is taking delivery of another Boeing 747-8 freighter in November.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Aerospace Blog

747 rate to be cut

Company plans to build just one per month

Date: 06/24/2015 | Business

Boeing gets $7.4 billion 747-8 freighter deal

Boeing Co. said it struck a $7.4 billion deal to sell 747-8 freighters to Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, providing a much-needed boost to the jumbo-jet program amid flagging demand for four-engine aircraft.

Date: 06/17/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing says commercial airplane demand will keep rising

Boeing says it sees the already historically high demand for commercial airplanes only going up over the next 20 years.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Is 2015 a make or break year for jumbo jets?

The jumbo jet faces a make or break year at both Airbus and Boeing, reports Reuters.

Date: 04/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing delivers 184 jets in first quarter of 2015

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. delivered 184 commercial airplanes in the first three months of 2015, the company said in a news release Friday.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Business

Boeing announces order for three 747-8s

EVERETT — Boeing has picked up an order for three 747-8 freighters from Azerbaijan’s Silk Way West.The deal is worth more than $1.1 billion at list price, but actual sales prices are typically negotiated down.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Aerospace Blog

747 could make Burning Man debut

RENO, Nev. — The bigger, the better, when it comes to dreams at Burning Man. Usually. But, is it possible to dream too big?One Burner, Ken Feldman, is about to find out this year, as he endeavors to create the biggest "mutant vehicle," or art car, that ever...

Date: 02/07/2015 | Nation & World

Emirates gets proposal for 100 Boeing jumbo jets

EVERETT — A third party is reportedly pitching Emirates Airlines on a deal that would extend the life of Boeing’s 747-8 program while undermining an upgraded Airbus’ A380.

Date: 02/04/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 747-8 to serve as next Air Force One

WASHINGTON — In a surprise announcement, the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said it has chosen Boeing's Everett-built 747-8 to replace two aging 747-200s that serve as Air Force One. The decision does not involve a competitive bidding process."The Boeing 747-8 is...

Date: 01/28/2015 | Business

Boeing closes in on modest deal for 747 freighters

EVERETT — Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines are working out terms for three 747-8 freighters.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing sets records for deliveries and orders in 2014

The Boeing Co. delivered more commercial jetliners in 2014 than in any other year, the Chicago-based company said Tuesday.In 2014, it...

Date: 01/06/2015 | Business

Airbus says the A380 could be dead soon

LONDON — Airbus Group raised the prospect of discontinuing its A380 super-jumbo jetliner as soon as 2018, the first admission that it may have misjudged the market for the double-decker after failing to find a single airline buyer this year.While Airbus will break even...

Date: 12/10/2014 | Business

Boeing says it will cut 747 production rate in 2015

Boeing says it is cutting production of the venerable 747 jumbo jet next September from 18 per year to slightly less than 16 a year.

Date: 12/09/2014 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing says air cargo traffic will double by 2033

EVERETT — Boeing expects air cargo traffic to more than double by 2033, with an annual growth rate of 4.7 percent, according to the company’s market forecast.That means greater demand for freighter airplanes, especially big freighters such as the 777F and 747-8F.

Date: 10/07/2014 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing’s latest orders can’t offset recent cancellations

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. picked up 24 airplane orders in the last week of September, but that couldn’t offset 37 cancelled orders. As of the start of October, the airplane maker has logged 1,000 net orders (1,106 orders placed, 106...

Date: 10/03/2014 | Aerospace Blog

747's future uncertain

Delivery of iconic jet is a rarity these days for Boeing

Date: 10/01/2014 | Business

Born in Everett, abandoned in Athens

I came across two posts today that are interesting for anyone who likes aviation and/or abandoned places. The posts give readers a glimpse into Athens' abandoned Ellinikon International Airport.The airport closed down in 2001, and has been little used since then. Four...

Date: 09/18/2014 | Aerospace Blog

Air Force may make Boeing share work on presidential planes

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force will decide by December whether Boeing will have to share a multibillion-dollar project to provide the next Air Force One jetliner for the president, the service said.

Date: 08/28/2014 | Business

Shuttle replica hoisted atop 747 in Houston

HOUSTON — Crews used a massive crane Thursday to hoist a replica of a space shuttle to its new home atop a modified jumbo jet at Space Center Houston.

Date: 08/15/2014 | Nation & World

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