Jan 4, 2016

ANA may buy Airbus superjumbos for Japan-Hawaii routes

The operator of All Nippon Airways is considering purchasing three A380 superjumbo jet planes from Airbus SAS, according to informed sources. ANA Holdings Inc. would likely use the aircraft on routes connecting Japan and Honolulu, the sources said Monday. It hopes to include the ...

Last Boeing C-17 leaves Southern California assembly plant

Nov 30, 2015

Last Boeing C-17 leaves Southern California assembly plant

The last C-17 Globemaster III built at a Southern California Boeing plant soared into history on Sunday with a flyover that marked the end of an era for the region’s once-thriving aerospace industry. The enormous cargo jet was cheered in Long Beach as if ...

Northrop Grumman to build secret, next-generation U.S. bomber

Oct 28, 2015

Northrop Grumman to build secret, next-generation U.S. bomber

The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it chose Northrop Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, to build its next-generation bomber, a highly classified, $55 billion project designed to replace the aging bomber fleet with an information-age aircraft that eventually may be capable ...

Sep 17, 2015

Boeing to give Xi a tour of its key airplane factory near Seattle

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday that it will host China’s president, Xi Jinping, next week at its main airplane factory in Washington state. China’s fast-growing airplane market is one of Boeing’s best customers, taking delivery of some 25 percent of the company’s commercial ...