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US aerospace manufacturer Boeing is one of the best-known names in all of aviation. The Chicago-headquartered company employs more than 140,000 people worldwide, and produces both commercial and military aircraft. Over more than a century of operations, it has produced some of the most iconic airliners of all time, such as the famous 747 family.

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July 15, 1916
Dave Calhoun
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Boeing 737 MAX Program Faces New Supplier Defect Woes

Boeing has determined that there is no immediate safety concern.

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7 Rappers Who Own Private Jets

Cue “Leaving on a Jet Plane”, rap remix

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How Much Do Military Transport Aircraft Cost?

Nothing comes cheap in the world of military aviation.

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What Became Of Iberia's Boeing 757s?

Iberia operated a fleet of 757s between 1993 and 2006.

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What Happened To China Southern's Boeing 757s?

The carrier's relationship with the type lasted for around three decades.

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What Are The Oldest Boeing 777s In Service?

Next year will mark 30 years since the type's first flight.

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How A US Military Contract Helped Bring About The Boeing 747's Famous Hump

The distinguishable design was ultimately rejected by the Air Force but led to the major success of a revolutionary airliner

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The Boeing Sonic Cruiser - The 787 Alternative Which Got Cut

What was the Boeing Sonic Cruiser? And how did it lead to the 787 Dreamliner?

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Boeing Hires Locally For Its Chinese Division President

The newly appointed Chinese will lead Boeing China to face the challenges and opportunities within Boeing's operations in the country.

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Ethiopian Airlines And Boeing Form Venture To Manufacture Parts

The project includes a planned capital of $15 million and will create employment opportunities for over 300 Ethiopians.

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British Airways' BOAC Boeing 747 Is Being Dismantled But You Could Buy Parts

Parts of the historic aircraft are expected to be sold to aviation enthusiasts once the aircraft is dismantled.

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Irish Jumbos: The Story Of Aer Lingus' Boeing 747 Fleet

Did you know that the airline flew Boeing's iconic double-decker?

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Boeing To Begin Modifying An MD-90 To Fly With Experimental Truss-Braced Wing

The modifications will form part of testing for Boeing's X-66A program, which it hopes will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30%.

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Top 5: The Most Expensive Private Jets In 2023

From the 'modest' Global 8000 right up to the massive 747-8.

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The Boeing 747 ASB - The Plane That Almost Replaced The 777

The concept of a Boeing 747 'Advanced Short Body' was scrapped for the twinjet 777.

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Boeing Donates $500,000 To Maui Wildfire Relief Efforts

The donation is set to assist with disaster recovery amidst the deadly wildfires on the Hawaiian island.

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IndiGo Reportedly Poised To Order 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

The airline has been in discussion with both Boeing and Airbus for a new widebody aircraft order.

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6 Lesser-Known Facts: Remembering Qantas' Relationship With The Boeing 747

Looking at the history of the airline's jumbo jet.

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Boeing: Industry Needs 2.28 Million New Staff Over Next 20 Years

China, Eurasia, and North America, drive more than half the demand for new aviation personnel.

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Archer Receives Boeing Investment After Legal Battle With Wisk

It hopes to take to the skies by 2025.