Qantas jumbo jet returns to Sydney due to fault
Nov 15, 2010
Onboard Obama’s Air Force One
Nov 2, 2010
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
Senior Iranian aviation executives were at the Dubai Airshow in a discreet campaign to update their ageing passenger jets this week, even as Iran negotiated with international powers to ease economic sanctions over its nuclear programme.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 21, 2013
A Boeing 747 jumbo jet mistakenly landed at a small Kansas airport not far from the Air Force base where it was supposed to land to deliver parts for the company's famed new 787 Dreamliner.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad today had a mid-air scare when it had to return soon after take-off after a cockpit panel showed that one of the doors was not properly locked.
World | Associated Press | Thursday October 24, 2013
For decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe could be nearing the end of the line.
Saturday October 19, 2013
The Chicago-based aerospace giant said 747-8 production rate would be reduced from 1.75 airplanes per month to 1.5 airplanes per month "because of lower market demand for large passenger and freighter airplanes."
World | Associated Press | Monday September 23, 2013
A tiny exotic snake was found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner, leading to 370 passengers being grounded in Sydney overnight, the airline said Monday.
World | Reuters | Friday June 7, 2013
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has sued Forbes magazine for libel in a British court, alleging its valuation of his wealth at 20 billion dollars (about 1.14 lakh crore rupees) was short of the mark by 9.6 billion dollars (about 54,777 cr...
World | Associated Press | Friday May 3, 2013
A U.S. military tanker refuelling plane crashed on Friday in the rugged mountains of Kyrgyzstan, the Central Asian nation where the U.S. operates a military base key to the war in Afghanistan.
Friday April 19, 2013
Boeing Co said it would cut the production rate for the latest version of the 747 jumbo jet from 2 aircraft per month to 1.75 aircraft citing lower demand for large passenger and cargo planes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 23, 2013
US aerospace giant Boeing said Friday it would cut between 2,000 to 2,300 jobs by the end of the year in the Seattle region as it winds down development of its 787 and 747 aircraft.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 21, 2012
When someone falls ill on a plane, the usual announcement would traditionally be, "Is there a doctor around?".
World | Associated Press | Friday October 28, 2011
China's first airplane to use biofuel made its inaugural flight on Friday morning, jetting off from Beijing International Airport. According to Air China, the Boeing 747 used a biofuel developed from algae and jatropha, a tree grown in south China th...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 20, 2011
A pilot for Virgin Airlines was swept off the stairs of his plane after a Boeing 747 taxied close by. He ended up with a fractured arm and leg.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 2, 2011
A flight crew checking the cabin of a Qantas plane before takeoff found rats in a compartment holding medical equipment, grounding the plane for more than a day, a spokeswoman said Thursday.Crews did a visual check of the plane Tuesday afternoon and found no more rats or any damage. The rodents had ...
India | Priyanka Kakodkar, Miloni Bhatt, Sunchika Pandey | Saturday September 5, 2009
A Boeing 747 sircraft caught fire at the airport in Mumbai on Friday. However, there were no casualties.
World | Asoociated Press | Tuesday April 28, 2009
A Boeing 747 used by the US President was escorted over lower Manhattan by an Air Force fighter jet on Monday.