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Podcast: Will Emirates’ COVID-19 cover convince people to fly again?

Emirates is offering to cover customers’ coronavirus related health expenses and quarantine costs in its latest bid to get people on planes, but will this move actually incentivise travel? In this episode of World of Aviation, Adam Thorn and Christian “Boo” Boucousis reflect on the inconsistencies across the industry in the current state of the

Boeing second quarter deliveries drop to 20

Boeing has released its delivery figures, which reported just 20 deliveries of commercial aircraft over the last three months. 

Power & Passion – Celebration of a Global Giant

It is fitting in the year GE Aviation celebrates its centenary, that the global giant also has reason to celebrate an engine deal worth close to half a billion dollars that extends its already impressive reach within the Asia Pacific.

Could the Boeing 747 have been used as an aircraft carrier?

Could the Boeing 747 have been used as a aircraft carrier? This and other concepts were what made the aircraft the most studied airframe in Boeing history.

From the archive – Heir to the throne of Queen of the Skies

To mark the 50th anniversary of the start of flight tests on the Boeing 747 in February 1969, Australian Aviation is republishing Ellis Taylor's report from the April 2010 edition of the magazine on the first flight of the latest, most recent variant of the iconic aircraft, the 747-8, in February 2010.

Boeing celebrates 50 years of the 747

Boeing is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the rollout of the first 747 at its Everett final assembly line in Washington State just outside Seattle.


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