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Delta to fly rare B717 to YVR, starting summer 2017

It may not be hot off the assembly line or a next-gen aircraft like some of the more recent first-ever aircraft to land at YVR, but the Boeing 717 with its fascinating history will start making weekly flights between Vancouver and Los Angeles every Saturday starting this summer. This will make it the first this time this rare bird will make […]

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Boeing launches flight test phase of 737 MAX 8

On January 29, 2016, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time. This marked the beginning of a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery. With the latest technology LEAP-1B engines from CFM International and Boeing-designed Advanced Technology winglets, the first member of the 737 MAX family completed a […]

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Boeing donates original flight-test Dreamliner to Nagoya, Japan

Earlier this month, more than 100 Japanese government officials and leaders from Boeing and its supplier partners joined in celebrating Boeing’s donation of its 787 Dreamliner ZA001 to Central Japan International Airport (Centrair) in Nagoya, Japan, where it will be placed on static display. “Centrair has been a wonderful partner from the start of the […]

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Canada Jetlines signs purchase agreement with Boeing

Canada Jetlines, which plans to launch a low-cost carrier in mid-2015, has signed a purchase agreement with Boeing for up to 21 B737 Max aircraft. According to Jetlines, the deal includes five firm orders, along with purchase rights for an additional 16 aircraft. Delivery of the aircraft is to begin in 2021, said the Vancouver-based […]

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Boeing forecasts rising demand for commercial pilots, technicians over next 20 years

Boeing is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global aircraft fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing’s 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released at last month’s 2014 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh airshow, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world’s aviation system will require: • 533,000 […]

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