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Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa increases its orders for widebodies from both Boeing and Airbus, as it prepares for the group’s post-crisis future. The airline had started a transformation of its fleet some years ago. Lufthansa placed orders to replace widebodies like its A340s. They have...
INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

Cabin crew in a British Airways 787 had to deal with an in-flight fire incident, when a passenger’s phone was crushed by the electric mechanism of a seat. This in-flight fire incident happened on October 1st, last year. The British Air Accident Investigation Board...
Boeing Sonic Cruiser – The 787 That Wasn’t

Boeing Sonic Cruiser – The 787 That Wasn’t

Few people remember the Boeing Sonic Cruiser today, but at one time it was Boeing’s most promising project in a generation! It wasn’t that long ago. In fact it was almost exactly 20 years ago, on the 29th of March 2001 that Boeing unveiled the Sonic Cruiser. Some...
Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines announced the completion of a flight that used Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) made wholly in Japan. From old clothes and fabrics. Seriously! Japan Airlines (JAL) was an early proponent of SAF, emphasizing its environmental identity. They made the first...
Boeing’s 2020 Deliveries The Lowest Since the 1970s

Boeing’s 2020 Deliveries The Lowest Since the 1970s

Boeing announced its fourth-quarter deliveries for 2020, and for the whole year. They’re the lowest since the Boeing Bust in 1971. In total, the manufacturer delivered 157 aircraft last year. Before 2020, 2019 had already been a lousy year for Boeing deliveries. The...