Posts Tagged ‘boeing’

Thirty white rhinos flown out in Boeing 747 to resettle in Rwanda

Thirty endangered white rhinos arrived in Rwanda on Monday after travelling from South Africa in a Boeing 747, in what conservationists have said is the largest single transfer of the species ever undertaken. Weighing up to two tonnes, the majestic animals travelled some 3,400 kilometres from South Africa’s Phinda Private Game Reserve as part of […]

Boeing Names New Government Operations Chief

WASHINGTON—Boeing named a former senior Ford Motor Co. and Softbank executive as its head of government affairs as the company continues to deal with the fallout from two fatal 737 MAX crashes. Ziad Ojakli, who also served as an aide to former President George W. Bush, will be Boeing’s executive vice president of government operations […]

UK temporarily bans Boeing 777 planes with engine that blew apart in US

The United Kingdom will temporarily ban Boeing 777 planes with the same engine that blew apart in the US over the weekend, transport secretary Grant Shapps said. The engine, designed by Pratt and Whitney, failed shortly after United Airlines flight 328 took off from Denver, Colorado, forcing pilots to make an emergency landing on Sunday. […]

Two people injured by debris after Boeing 747 suffers engine fire over Netherlands

Dutch Aviation authorities are investigating after a Boeing 747 aircraft suffered an engine fire and scattered debris near Maastricht. According to local police, two people were injured by wreckage in the southern town of Meerssen on Saturday. An elderly woman was hit in the head and had to be treated in hospital, while a child […]

Boeing to Outsource 600 U.S. Tech Jobs While Expanding Production in India

The Boeing Company is outsourcing 600 American information technology (IT) jobs to Dell Technologies, which regularly imports foreign visa workers, while expanding its production base in India. This month, Boeing executives announced that they would be outsourcing hundreds of IT jobs to Dell Technologies — about 10 percent of the company’s IT employees — as […]

EU to give flight clearance to Boeing 737 MAX next week following similar moves in US and Brazil

The head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said the regulator will remove a ban on Boeing’s 737 MAX plane, which has seen the jet grounded for almost two years after it was involved in two deadly accidents. Speaking on Tuesday, EASA executive director Patrick Ky said the body would publish an […]

Canada to allow return of Boeing 737 MAX service by lifting flight ban imposed after devastating crashes

The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is set to return to service in Canada following a flight ban of almost two years, which was imposed after crashes that killed hundreds of people, the country’s transport regulator said on Monday. Transport Canada said in a statement that it will lift the ban on January 20, allowing “for […]

Indonesian divers find plane parts belonging to Boeing jet that plunged into Java Sea (VIDEO)

A search mission for a Boeing passenger plane that went missing off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia has located several parts of the aircraft. It’s believed that all 62 people on board died in the crash. Indonesian divers on Sunday took advantage of favorable weather and visibility conditions, allowing them to locate parts of the […]

Searchers find debris during operation to locate missing Boeing jet in Indonesia (VIDEO)

Indonesian emergency services personnel searching for a missing Boeing passenger jet that was carrying more than 50 people have found debris in Jakarta Bay. Jakarta Provincial Fire and Rescue Service announced on its Twitter account that searchers have found debris as they frantically sweep the area in search of the Sriwijaya Air jet, which lost […]

Indonesia: Navy has located Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site

A signal from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane that crashed into the sea off the Indonesian capital Jakarta with 62 people onboard has been detected, an army official said Sunday. After a navy ship detected a signal from the aircraft, “a diving team went down and found pieces of the aircraft such as […]

Indonesian transport minister confirms Boeing passenger jet with over 60 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay

Indonesia’s transport minister has confirmed that a Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying more than 60 people on board crashed into Jakarta Bay. The plane was travelling from Indonesian capital Jakarta to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province and lost contact shortly after taking off on Saturday.  Transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said the jet crashed near […]

European regulator a step closer to clearing Boeing 737 Max for flight again

European regulators have published a proposed airworthiness directive that could see the Boeing 737 Max fly cleared to fly again within weeks. The aircraft has been grounded for nearly two years after deadly crashes in 2018 and 2019. The publication of the directive by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Tuesday begins a […]

Flight 370 Reality: A Boeing 777 Doesn’t Disappear Unless Governments Want It To Disappear

43K Shares As the conventional news coverage of Flight 370 becomes increasingly delusional and detached from reality, for the sake of all those families and loved ones still suffering I thought it important to publish a reality check that can help bring the discussion back to some common sense. Let’s cover five indisputable facts about governments, radar […]

Boeing CEO Pledges to Hire 20 Percent More Incompetent Negroes

Boeing has decided that it wants to crash its own company by hiring a bunch of incompetent negroes to run things in order to appease the extortionist BLM mafia. NYPost: Boeing is seeking to increase black US employees throughout the company by 20 percent and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave […]

Boeing CEO Pledges to Hire 20 Percent More Incompetent Negroes

Boeing has decided that it wants to crash its own company by hiring a bunch of incompetent negroes to run things in order to appease the extortionist BLM mafia. NYPost: Boeing is seeking to increase black US employees throughout the company by 20 percent and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave […]

Boeing CEO Pledges to Hire 20 Percent More Incompetent Negroes

Boeing has decided that it wants to crash its own company by hiring a bunch of incompetent negroes to run things in order to appease the extortionist BLM mafia. NYPost: Boeing is seeking to increase black US employees throughout the company by 20 percent and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave […]

Boeing CEO Pledges to Hire 20 Percent More Incompetent Negroes

Boeing has decided that it wants to crash its own company by hiring a bunch of incompetent negroes to run things in order to appease the extortionist BLM mafia. NYPost: Boeing is seeking to increase black US employees throughout the company by 20 percent and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave […]

Iran to sue Boeing for unilateral cancellation of deal

“The Islamic Republic will seriously pursue the cancellation of the Boeing agreement through international, legal and judicial tribunals,” MP Taqi Kabiri who is a member parliament’s economic commission said on Friday. Kabiri’s comments came two days after the aerospace giant said it would not fulfill a December 2016 contract to sell 80 aircraft to national flag carrier IranAir, effectively aborting a pair […]

Boeing and Airbus to lose nearly $40bn due to Trump’s decision to pull US out of Iran nuclear deal

Independent– Airplane manufacturers Boeing and Airbus will lose out on a $39bn deal due to new sanctions imposed as a result of US President Donald Trump’s the US would not participate in the Iran nuclear agreement. Licenses for the companies to sell passenger jets to Iran are going to be revoked, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said. Easing sanctions such as this was […]

Saudi Arabia to buy $7bn-worth of US precision weapons from Raytheon & Boeing

Raytheon and Boeing are the two defense contractors selected to produce precision-guided munitions for the Saudi Arabian military, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The deal is part of the giant $110-billion weapons agreement inked by Trump and the Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz in May. Neither the […]

Homeland Security Team Remotely Hacked, Took Control of, a Boeing 757

     A team of government, industry and academic officials successfully demonstrated that a commercial aircraft could be remotely hacked in a non-laboratory setting last year, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official said Wednesday at the 2017 CyberSat Summit in Tysons Corner, Virginia. “We got the airplane on Sept. 19, 2016. Two days later, […]

Drone strikes passenger Boeing descending over theme park in Argentina

An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, flying from Trelew, northeastern Patagonia, was struck by a drone during the final landing approach to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport, La Capital reports. At the time of the accident, the plane was flying over the Tierra Santa theme park. While the Boeing landed safely, the captain of the aircraft notified […]

If Trump scraps on the Iran nuclear deal, the first loser may be Boeing

CNBC | Jason Gewirtz: President Donald Trump is threatening to “decertify” the 2015 agreement that froze Iran’s nuclear program — and if he follows through, it could hurt Boeing. The U.S. aircraft maker has an agreement to sell 80 new planes to Iran Air and another 30 to Iranian carrier Aseman. The total value of those […]

Pentagon hires Boeing, Grumman for nuke missile project

The Pentagon has hired Boeing and Northrop Grumman to develop a replacement for the US Air Force’s arsenal of ageing Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and cruise missiles, amid nuclear tensions with North Korea. “The Minuteman III is 45 years old. It is time to upgrade,” Air Force Chief of Staff […]

Iran’s Kish Airlines signs deal to buy 10 Boeing 737 Max Jets

Financial Tribune- Iran’s Kish Airlines says it has signed a preliminary agreement with American planemaker Boeing to purchase 10 737Max jets. CEO of the Iranian airline, Mohammad Taqi Jadidi, was quoted by Fars News Agency as saying that the company is now looking for financiers. He did not elaborate on the type of the agreement […]

Iran company finalizes deal with Boeing to buy 60 planes

     Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country’s Aseman Airlines has finalized a deal to purchase 60 planes from the American company Boeing. The Saturday report said that the planes will be delivered in two batches and the first batch will consist of 30 737 passenger planes to be delivered in 2019. […]

DARPA Picks Boeing to Build its New Space Plane

The research agency hopes its XS-1 jumpstarts a whole new industry of very-low-cost satellite launches. Boeing did such a good job plotting out the commercial future of a reusable satellite-launching plane that they’re going to get to build it — and just maybe, launch a whole new low-cost satellite industry. On Thursday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects […]

DARPA and Boeing Team Up to Build a Hypersonic Spaceplane

DARPA and Boeing Team Up to Build a Hypersonic Spaceplane May 25th, 2017 Via: Popular Mechanics: DARPA announced today that it has selected Boeing to design and build a new reusable, hypersonic spaceplane called the Phantom Express that would fly into high suborbital altitudes […]

China and Russia take on aviation giants Boeing and Airbus in launch of joint venture to build wide-body commercial jet

     China and Russia on Monday completed the formal registration of a joint venture to build a wide-body jet, kick-starting full-scale development of a program aimed at competing with market leaders Boeing Co (BA.N) and Airbus SE (AIR.PA). State plane makers Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] and Russia’s United Aircraft Corp (UAC) […]

UN official in Tehran underlines Iran’s peacemaking role in int’l community

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Head of the UN Information Center in Tehran Maria Dotsenko said on Monday that Iran is well-known for its peacemaking role in the international community. She made the remarks on the sidelines of a photo exhibition in Tehran. Dotsenko told IRNA that initiative of President Hassan Rouhani on World Against […]

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