Boeing announces the appointment of Ed Dandridge as senior vice president and chief communications officer

Boeing has named Ed Dandridge senior vice president and chief communications officer, the company announced. Dandridge joins Boeing from AIG, where he was global chief marketing and communications officer since April 2018. CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today (Sept. 9, 2020) named Ed Dandridge as the company’s senior… Read the full press release

Emirates announces additional cargo capacity with modified Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

Emirates offers more cargo capacity with aircraft modification Emirates SkyCargo able to transport up to 17 tonnes more cargo on select Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, to serve demand Emirates Engineering modifies 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced additional cargo capacity by using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with seats… Read the full press release

Boeing enhances workplace safety and product quality as it resumes production of the 737 MAX

Production system enhanced through factory initiatives RENTON, Wash., 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has resumed production of the 737 MAX at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. The 737 program began building airplanes at a low rate as it implements more than a dozen initiatives focused on enhancing workplace safety and product… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Boeing transported 1.5 million medical-grade face masks bound for healthcare professionals

Partnered with Prisma Health, Atlas Air and Discommon Founder Neil Ferrier to bring 1.5 million medical face masks to healthcare professionals in South Carolina Additional airlift transport missions with the Boeing Dreamlifter and ecoDemonstrator are planned in the future CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Apr. 26, 2020) completed… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo deployed a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to transport 50 tonnes of fresh hazelnut paste from Istanbul to Melbourne

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyday, around the clock and across the globe, staff from Emirates SkyCargo are working hard to ensure that essential supplies are being flown to those who need them the most. So when the call came to deliver a special kind of essential commodity, the air cargo carrier… Read the full press release

Boeing completes its first COVID-19 transport mission to bring PPE to healthcare professionals in the U.S.

Partnered with FIRST Robotics Founder Dean Kamen to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare professionals in the U.S. Deployed 737-700 from corporate fleet to transport 540,000 face masks to New Hampshire Additional airlift transport missions with the Boeing Dreamlifter and ecoDemonstrator are planned in the future CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS to expand its fleet with the mixed order of 20 new Boeing 787-10 and 787-9 aircraft

Addition of the new aircraft will bring the total number of Boeing 787s operated by ANA to over 100. The new Boeing 787-10s are scheduled to replace ANA’s Boeing 777 series aircraft on domestic routes, significantly reducing carbon and noise emissions. ANA HD will be the largest Boeing 787 operator and the first carrier in… Read the full press release

Boeing donates 250,000 medical-grade respiratory masks to local health officials battling coronavirus in China

Donation will be directed to local health officials in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, and Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province of China. CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Jan. 29, 2020) announced a donation of 250,000 medical-grade respiratory masks to address medical supply shortages in China. The masks will be provided to… Read the full press release

Boeing will retire the Aviall brand name

Further advances Boeing’s supply chain and parts distribution capability to better serve customers across the $3.1 trillion, 10-year services market Customer and supplier interfaces to integrate over brand phase-out period PLANO, Texas, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced that it will retire the Aviall brand name. Parts, equipment and supply chain… Read the full press release

Boeing announces appointment of David L. Calhoun as its new president and chief executive officer

  New leadership to focus on safety culture, improved transparency and rebuilding trust CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ —  David L. Calhoun today (Jan. 13, 2020) assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). “With deep industry experience and a proven track record of performance, Dave is… Read the full press release

Boeing announces 2019 charitable grants package totaling more than $48 million

Total corporate giving is on track to surpass $230 million in 2019 Funding includes an $8 million investment to build the aviation talent pipeline Employees will donate nearly $40 million to charitable causes in 2019 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In observance of Giving Tuesday, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Dec. 3, 2019 ) announced… Read the full press release

Boeing appoints Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Conrad Chun, a nine-year Boeing employee, named vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (Nov. 12, 2019) announced the appointment of Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, effective immediately. Chun most recently served as vice president of Communications for Boeing Global… Read the full press release

Boeing announces a $10.4 million charitable grants to support veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide

Company exceeds three-year, $25 million veterans grants target by $2.4 million Funds will support recovery and rehabilitation programs and workforce transition services CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Nov. 11, 2019) announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to… Read the full press release

Boeing participates at the 2019 Dubai Airshow

Interactive exhibit highlights how Boeing and partners are building the future together Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on flying display; Etihad 787-9, Emirates 777-300ER and Boeing PAV on static display Defense static displays include F-15, KC-46, H-47 and V-22 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will showcase its broad portfolio of commercial and defense… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers Saudi Arabian Airlines’s first 787-10 Dreamliner

Super-efficient jet joins airline’s existing 787-9 fleet to boost network expansion plans NORTH CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the… Read the full press release

Boeing to provide GainJet a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions

GainJet signs agreement for Boeing’s Jeppesen Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator digital solutions VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide GainJet, a global private jet charter operator and management company, a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions including Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator… Read the full press release

Boeing launches new navigation service to enhance efficient flight deck operations for pilots

Wideroe integrates first-in-market tailored Jeppesen navigation charts to enhance information access for pilots, available through multiple hardware displays on Embraer E2 aircraft ENGLEWOOD, Colo., 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is offering a new navigation service to enhance efficient flight deck operations for pilots. Jeppesen Tailored Charts for Avionics is being introduced initially… Read the full press release

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Home on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight from Seattle to Cairo represents the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel Delivery flight launches Boeing program that offer operators the option to use sustainable fuel for flight home SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (July 23, 2019) delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement… Read the full press release

Boeing introduces Jeppesen Mobile QuickClear to simplify U.S. Customs and Border Protection processes for pilots

Mobile QuickClear application simplifies U.S. Customs and Border Protection processes for business and general aviation pilots OSHKOSH, Wis., 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has introduced a new digital application, Jeppesen Mobile QuickClear. This application, created in partnership with Airside Mobile for encryption and data management services, simplifies the international clearance process with… Read the full press release

Boeing: Korean Air finalize order for 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes

Carrier modernizes widebody fleet with super-efficient 787-10, and 787-9 jets SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air has finalized an agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] to order 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes – including 10 each of the 787-10 and 787-9 models – valued at $6.3 billion according to list prices. Along with an… Read the full press release

Boeing and Qatar Airways finalize order for five Boeing 777 Freighters

Signing ceremony witnessed by U.S. President Trump and the Emir of Qatar WASHINGTON D.C, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters during a ceremony at the White House on July 9. The signing ceremony was witnessed by U.S. President Donald Trump and His… Read the full press release

Emirates deploys latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on its Dubai- Malé route

Dubai, U.A.E, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class suites on its Dubai- Malé route from 1st June, 2019. The Maldivian capital will become the first destination in the South Asian region to be served on a… Read the full press release

Boeing announces new order of 737 MAX and 777-300ER jets from United Airlines

SEATTLE, WA, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and United Airlines [NASDAQ:UAL] announced the carrier ordered 24 additional 737 MAX jets and four more 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes last year. The $4.5 billion order, according to list prices, was booked as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The Chicago-based airline has steadily placed… Read the full press release

Boeing Business Jets launches longest range business jet model

Airplane can connect virtually any two cities in the world Boeing Business Jets also announces new order for its best-selling BBJ MAX DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing Business Jets (NYSE: BA) today ( Dec. 10, 2018) announced it is launching the BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model that can… Read the full press release

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announces partnership that will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and ELG Carbon Fibre today(Dec. 5, 2018) announced a partnership to recycle excess aerospace-grade composite material, which will be used by other companies to make products such as… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines, its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator

Delivery milestone reflects rapid growth in world’s largest commercial aviation market More than half of all commercial jetliners flying in China are made by Boeing SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today (Nov. 30, 2018) delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. The milestone and… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways

Carrier modernizes its fleet with new fuel efficient, longer-range 737 MAX 8 airplanes Four airplanes to be secured through leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Lease Corp. [NYSE: AL; “ALC”] today (Nov. 29, 2018) delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways…. Read the full press release

Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX for Fiji Airways

Carrier begins modernization of single-aisle airplane fleet with the first of five 737 MAXs Fiji Airways will be first airline in the Pacific Islands to fly the more fuel-efficient 737 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the first 737 MAX for Fiji Airways, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range… Read the full press release

Boeing and Turkish Airlines announce order for three 777 Freighters

Amid record financial results and strong demand, Turkey’s flag carrier adds three Boeing 777 Freighters Turkish’s freight business growing by double digits; aims to be one of the world’s largest cargo carriers Boeing to open engineering center in Istanbul, expanding strategic partnership with Turkey SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and… Read the full press release

Korean low-cost carrier Jeju Air orders up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Deal is largest ever order from a Korean low-cost carrier; includes 40 firm orders and 10 options Airline says 737 MAX 8 is ideal airplane to grow and meet rising passenger demand SEOUL,South Korea, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Jeju Air announced the airline is ordering 40 737 MAX 8 airplanes with options… Read the full press release