Boeing signals end of 747 jumbo jet: sources

Boeing and suppliers set the final number of parts it would need for the 747 jumbo jet program at least a year ago, signaling the end for a plane that democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twin-engine aircraft, industry sources said on Friday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest … Read more Boeing signals end of 747 jumbo jet: sources

Boeing completes 737 MAX certification test flights

Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration complete 737 MAX certification test flights, a key milestone toward the plane’s return to service after it was grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashes. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Boeing completes 737 MAX certification test flights

U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) started Boeing 737 MAX recertification test flights on Monday, marking a major step toward the aircraft’s return to service after being grounded since early March last year following new evidence indicating that its key flight control software played a part in two deadly air crashes in less than one … Read more U.S. authorities start recertification flights for Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing begins crucial test flights for 737 MAX

The first crucial flight test of Boeing’s 737 MAX landed in Seattle on Monday, as the company seeks to win regulatory approval and rebuild its reputation after two fatal crashes which grounded the 737 Max jet worldwide. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Boeing begins crucial test flights for 737 MAX

Wall Street ends higher on Boeing bump, stimulus eyed

Wall Street stocks closed higher on Monday and the S&P 500 was poised to clinch its biggest quarterly percentage gain since 1998 as investors hoped for a stimulus-backed economic rebound, while a surge in Boeing shares helped boost the blue-chip Dow. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from … Read more Wall Street ends higher on Boeing bump, stimulus eyed

Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Boeing Co. and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration began a series of long-awaited flights to test whether the revamped 737 Max is safe following two deadly crashes, and investors cheered the rare good news for a planemaker mired in crisis. A Max 7 flight-test aircraft concluded the first of three planned days of testing, landing … Read more Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Boeing 737 MAX flight tests begin: sources

Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are slated to begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Boeing 737 MAX flight tests begin: sources

LIVE: SpaceX Attempts Falcon 9 Rocket Launch of Dragon 2 With NASA Astronauts

(May 30) Elon Musk’s SpaceX will try again Saturday to launch astronauts into orbit after a NASA mission on May 27 was scrubbed because of bad weather. The voyage to the International Space Station — scheduled for 3:22 p.m. — will be the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil since 2011. It’s also … Read more LIVE: SpaceX Attempts Falcon 9 Rocket Launch of Dragon 2 With NASA Astronauts

Special trade status in jeopardy as US says Hong Kong ‘is not autonomous’ from China

The United States has declared that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China – a decision that could have major political and financial ramifications. Hong Kong has seen sometimes violent protests over the past year, and there have been fresh rallies against a proposed national security law being pushed by Beijing. Since 1997, the US has … Read more Special trade status in jeopardy as US says Hong Kong ‘is not autonomous’ from China

COVID-19 forces over 12,000 U.S. job cuts at Boeing

Boeing said on Wednesday it was eliminating more than 12,000 U.S. jobs as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry. Boeing recorded zero orders last month for the second time this year and customers canceled another 108 orders for the troubled 737 Max, compounding the firm’s worst start to a year since 1962. Subscribe to … Read more COVID-19 forces over 12,000 U.S. job cuts at Boeing

SpaceX Falcon 9 Prepares to Launch, Then Scrubs Crew Dragon With NASA Astronauts

America is getting ready to send astronauts back into space, on spacecraft made in the USA. On May 27 at 4:33 pm ET, Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp plans to launch its first crewed flight since the company was founded in 2002, transporting two NASA astronauts, Bob Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, to the … Read more SpaceX Falcon 9 Prepares to Launch, Then Scrubs Crew Dragon With NASA Astronauts

SpaceX Rocket Launch: Meet NASA Astronauts Bob Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley

America is getting ready to send astronauts back into space, on spacecraft made in the USA. On May 27 at 4:33 pm ET, Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp plans to launch its first crewed flight since the company was founded in 2002, transporting two NASA astronauts, Bob Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, to the … Read more SpaceX Rocket Launch: Meet NASA Astronauts Bob Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley

Ryanair Will Challenge Lufthansa’s ‘Illegal State Aid,’ CEO O’Leary Says

May.26 — Ryanair Holdings Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary discusses the impact of the German government’s 9 billion-euro ($9.8 billion) bailout of Deutsche Lufthansa on his airline, customer refunds due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the schedule for returning the Boeing 737 Max to service. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn and Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets: … Read more Ryanair Will Challenge Lufthansa’s ‘Illegal State Aid,’ CEO O’Leary Says

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit said a crucial test of its two-stage, orbital rocket system, designed to rival that of Elon Musk’s SpaceX for satellite launches, ended the mission shortly after releasing the rocket from the plane. A Boeing Co. 747, named Cosmic Girl, took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California … Read more Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch