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UAE’s flydubai, Standard Chartered ink SLB deal for five Boeing aircraft

The deal was structured, financed and arranged exclusively by Standard Chartered

Boeing taps Amazon, Microsoft and Google for cloud mega-deal

The multiyear agreements are intended to upgrade the company’s current system of hosting and maintaining software applications

China Eastern

Boeing 737 crashes with 133 on board in China, state media reports

China Eastern flight MU5735 was traveling from Kunming to Guangzhou

Boeing is set to launch its first new jet in nearly five years with 50-plane Qatar deal

The multibillion-dollar deal would help showcase trade relations between the two nations

Airbus beats Boeing on deliveries, is set to lose on orders

The latter part of last year saw carriers take advantage of low prices to make landmark orders

Boeing bounces back at Dubai Show with $9bn India deal

With the deal, Boeing gains ground in Dubai after Airbus announced more than 400 orders or outline deals

Dubai’s Emirates bolsters cargo capacity with $1bn investment

Emirates SkyCargo operated more than 27,800 flights on its passenger freighters and mini-freighters in the one year period from March 2020

Saudia weighs bumper jetliner order to reach 250-strong fleet

The carrier is targeting a fleet of 250 aircraft by 2030

Emirates fleet rethink could boost Airbus at Boeing’s expense

The carrier narrowed losses to $1.6bn in the first-half through September, with revenue up 81 per cent

Amazon seeks used long-range cargo jets able to fly from China

The company is seeking 10 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, as well as crews to fly them

Cargo-jet boom spurs new Abu Dhabi site for converting Boeing 777s to freight

Israel Aerospace Industries will establish two conversion lines for Boeing 777-300ER wide-body planes at a maintenance facility run by Etihad Aviation Group

Boeing cuts 787 Dreamliners target, expands search for flaws

The Chicago-based planemaker now expects to hand over fewer than half of the 100 or so Dreamliners

Emirates could tap Dubai for support amid delayed recovery

Tim Clark said other options for state-owned Emirates include taking on more debt

Boeing’s Max gets fresh boost with order from leasing firm

The order for the Max 8 variant is worth about $1.8bn at list prices

Boeing faces checks on hundreds of Max jets for electrical flaw

About 450 Max planes built since early 2019 could potentially require repairs

Dubai’s Emirates ramps up flights to Maldives, Seychelles

Starting March 28, the airline will offer customers 28 weekly flights to Male, and seven weekly flights to Mahe

FAA tracking all 737 Max flights around world with satellites

The Max was grounded worldwide in March 2019 after a second fatal crash in less than five months

Emirates mulls swapping a third of Boeing 777X orders to 787

The carrier is seeking to switch between 30 and 40 of its 115 commitments for the 777X to the Dreamliner as it calibrates fleet plans

Rescue teams resume search for missing plane in Indonesia

A joint search and rescue team will comb an area of 96 nautical square miles, as well as a 16 nautical square-mile area under the water

Dubai Aerospace delivers first of 18 Boeing aircraft to American Airlines

Delivery of the remaining aircraft is expected to be completed in the coming months

Boeing mulls equity sale, plans new cut to Dreamliner output

Demand for the 787 has been particularly hard hit, with international travel down 90 per cent from a year ago

FAA poised to lift Boeing 737 Max jet’s grounding next week

Commercial flights wouldn’t begin immediately after the FAA approves the plane for service

EPI expands capacity to build Boeing 787 Dreamliner parts in UAE

Earlier this year, EPI became a key regional manufacturer of Airbus aircraft parts

Airbus beats Boeing on deliveries, avoids order cancellations

Airbus customers to get jets in August included Gulf Air, which took its first A321neo, and Portuguese carrier Orbest, which received an initial A330-900 wide-body

Dubai’s Emirates nears deal on Boeing 777X, 787 deliveries

Emirates was supposed to take delivery of three A380s in June, but the carrier agreed with Airbus to delay these until later this year

Airbus cuts production after burning through $5.2bn

The world’s biggest planemaker will now aim to produce five A350 aircraft a month rather than the six targeted in April

Etihad Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

UAE’s Etihad and Boeing to begin sustainability-centred Dreamliner test flights this year

The testing programme will last approximately four weeks before Etihad’s Boeing 787-10 is entered into service in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to resume services to and from Bahrain this week

The airline plans to resume operations to over 40 destinations worldwide in July

Boeing restarts 737 Max factory in step to jet’s comeback

The manufacturer is rolling out more than a dozen initiatives aimed at improving safety and quality on its 737 assembly lines

Saudi wealth fund PIF buys Boeing, Citi, Facebook, Disney stakes

The PIF is looking into “any opportunity” arising from the economic wreckage of the crisis, its governor said in April