Ryanair expands its fleet with its first Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft

New Fleet Cuts Fuel By 16%, Reduces Noise By 40% Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (Wed 16th June) took delivery of its first Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft in Seattle, Washington. The aircraft flew overnight from Seattle and will land in Dublin Airport later this afternoon. This is… Read the full press release

Boeing receives order for 15 737 MAX jets from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

Lessor’s 737-8 portfolio grows to 37 airplanes New order follows DAE’s successful 737-8 agreement with American Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) today (April 20, 2021) announced the aircraft lessor is growing its 737 MAX portfolio with an order for 15 737-8 jets. DAE… Read the full press release

Boeing extends mandatory retirement age for CEO Dave Calhoun

Board of Directors extends mandatory retirement age for CEO Dave Calhoun Boeing CFO Greg Smith announces July 2021 retirement CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today (April 20, 2021) announced that its Board of Directors has extended the company’s age-65 standard retirement to age 70 for President and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces restructured agreement with Boeing for a total of 68 737-9 MAX aircraft with options for additional 52 planes

New agreement in principle adds 23 orders plus 15 options to airline’s overall order SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Dec. 22, 2020) an agreement in principle with Boeing to restructure the airline’s order to receive a total of 68 Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft with options for an additional… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers China Airlines’ first 777 Freighters

Airline becomes 20th operator of 777 Freighter amid higher demand for dedicated cargo jets China Airlines to increase freight capacity and enter new markets with additional 777 Freighter deliveries SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — China Airlines today (Dec. 15, 2020) unveiled the first of six Boeing 777 Freighters, officially becoming the 20th operator… Read the full press release

EASA releases Proposed Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 737 MAX

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a Proposed Airworthiness Directive (PAD) concerning the Boeing 737 MAX for public consultation, signalling its intention to approve the aircraft to return to Europe’s skies within a matter of weeks. The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded by EASA on March… Read the full press release

Boeing welcomes Jinnah Hosein as vice president of Software Engineering

Hosein is named to the newly created role of vice president of Software Engineering Work will focus on software for products and services CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today (Nov. 6, 2020) named Jinnah Hosein as the company’s vice president of Software Engineering, effective immediately. In this… Read the full press release

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