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The World’s Jumbo Jets Are Heading for the Boneyard

Covid-19 is pulling the final plug on the 747 and A380. Many will never fly again......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 31st, 2020

Boeing will stop making its 747 Jumbo Jet after more than 50 years of passenger flight. Here"s the complete history of how the iconic plane changed the world.

REUTERS/Daniel Munoz Boeing's most iconic aircraft — the 747 — celebrated 50 years of passenger service in January having first flown passengers in 1970, one year after its first fligh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2020

Will Shippers Miss The British Airways 747?

British Airways' decision to immediately chop all 31 Boeing 747-400 jumbo jets from its fle.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 21st, 2020

Boeing will reportedly stop making its iconic 747 Jumbo Jet after 50 years of passenger flight — here"s the history of how the iconic plane changed the world

REUTERS/Daniel Munoz Boeing's most iconic aircraft — the 747 — celebrated 50 years of passenger service in January having first flown passengers in 1970 after its first flight in 1969. Despite over 50 years in the air, most airline.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2020

Amazon buys rights to documentary centered on voting rights, Stacey Abrams

A documentary primarily focused on voting rights and former Georgia politician Stacey Abrams is heading to one of the world's most high-profile streaming services. Amazon Studios said it bought the worldwide rights to "Untitled Voting Right.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Sources: Boeing wins 747 freighter deal, in talks to sell more jumbos

Court records the jet maker has a firm deal to sell at least one jumbo freighter. Sources say there may be more jets involved......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

The US military says Russian fighter jets in Libya are part of a bigger and more worrying plan for the region

AFRICOM Russia has claimed that it didn't deploy the fighter jets that US Africa Command says it spotted heading to Libya. The US has rejected that denial and says that the jets are a s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2020

Albany Business Review to host first virtual event on June 5

The world has shifted, and quickly. Heading into the year, many industries were struggling to fill jobs. Now, it's anyone's guess what the future will bring. Every industry has been disrupted. What does this mean for the region's workforce? The Al.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2020

Moses Lake property where some Boeing 737 Max jets are parked is for sale

As airlines in the U.S. and from around the globe scour the world for safe places to park thousands of grounded airplanes for cheap, a broker handling the sale said: "The time for that property is now.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2020

Future Economy Class Cabins In Post-Corona World Could Look like This…

Future Economy Class Cabins In Post-Corona World Could Look like This… The future of economy class cabins on commercial jets could be reshaped because of t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 3rd, 2020

How Africa risks reeling from a health crisis to a food crisis

Sub-Saharan Africa, the world’s largest rice-importing region, could be heading from a health crisis straight into a food security crisis, the World Bank warns, while domestic crops go rotten amid lockdown measures. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2020

Africa could reel from health crisis to food crisis

Sub-Saharan Africa, the world’s largest rice-importing region, could be heading from a health crisis straight into a food security crisis, the World Bank warns, while domestic crops go rotten amid lockdown measures. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 24th, 2020

What"s inside the Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench is the deepest point on Earth, void of light with the pressure of 48 jumbo jets. Yet life has found a way to survive. Very weird life. You'll find crustaceans with aluminum shields or the blind, translucent snailfish, known as one of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020

Exclusive: Jet buyers back Boeing-Embraer deal as Airbus expands reach

Some of the world's biggest aircraft buyers are urging the European Union to clear Boeing's tie-up with Embraer, fearing Embraer's commercial aviation business would struggle on its own now Airbus has swallowed its main competitor in regional jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020

Davos pushes ‘greener’ fuel for private jets leaving World Economic Forum

Private jets flying into Davos this week for the will be able to fill their tanks with fuel designed to lower carbon emissions, as the annual global talk shop aims to beef up its green... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2020

Oil drops more than 2%, heads for weekly loss on China virus fears

Crude prices fell more than 2% on Friday, heading toward $60 a barrel and a steep weekly decline over concerns that the coronavirus in the world's second-largest oil consumer China will spread farther, curbing travel and oil demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2020

Davos says it is focusing on the climate crisis, but its billionaires and world leaders are still arriving on private jets

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The World Economic Forum made the idea of a sustainable world the key theme for this year's event Davos, Switzerland. But the fin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2020

AerCap CEO warns against panic discounts for Boeing 737 MAX jets

Owners of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet must keep cool heads and avoid offering panic discounts on sale or lease prices to avoid undermining its long-term value, the head of one of the world's largest aircraft lessors Aercap said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 20th, 2020

Boeing"s bad year ends with a victory for Airbus

Airbus has overtaken Boeing, still beset by the grounding of its MAX jets, to claim the title of world's biggest planemaker, according to Reuters sources. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 1st, 2020

Check out the $600 million Alabama factory where Airbus builds jets for American, Delta, and JetBlue

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider Airbus assembles its hot-selling A320-family jets at a handful of factories spread around the world.  One of those assembly plants in located in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile plant builds planes for the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2019

Highlights of the day: US may tighten Huawei ban

The world's two superpowers may be heading tow.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 25th, 2019