Monday, May 27, 2024

Boeing facing $3.9m fine for faulty slat tracks

The Boeing Company is facing a $3.9 million fine from the Federal Aviation Administration for fitting non-conforming parts to 133 aircraft. The FAA allege that Boeing failed to ensure suppliers complied with it quality assurance system, resulting in slat tracks being installed that were weakened by hydrogen embrittlement that occurred during cadmium-titanium plating. Slat tracks […]

SpiceXpress takes delivery of first 737-800BCF

SpiceJet’s cargo division, SpiceXpress has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter to better serve the region and open new routes. The 737-800BCF entered service last year and has an order book of 120 units, with 17 expected to be produced in 2019 to meet customer demand. The aircraft, the first one […]

China Airlines finalises 777 Freighter order

China Airlines has finalised an agreement with Boeing to order six 777 Freighters to modernise its fleet. The deal, worth $2.1 billion at list prices was announced at the Paris Air Show in June and will replace older 747 Freighters. The 777s can fly long-range trans-Pacific and has a range of 6,000 nautical miles with […]

Air & Sea Cargo Americas: Industry flies to Miami to talk about cargo

Top executives from the aviation, maritime and logistics industries will return to Miami for the Air & Sea Cargo Americas conference held from 1 – 3 November 2017. The Miami Airport & Convention Center will welcome top decision makers who will exchange views and experiences to enhance cargo growth across in the Western Hemisphere. The […]