Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years: Boeing

Commercial airlines will need to recruit and train 558,000 new pilots over the next 20 years to meet rising travel demand, according to a Boeing forecast released today.

Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane
Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane

European aircraft maker Airbus believes the United States will be the biggest customer for its A400M military transport plane, despite a fatal crash involving one of them during a test flight last month.

Boeing is NASA's first choice for manned ISS mission
Boeing is NASA's first choice for manned ISS mission

NASA has placed its first order from Boeing for a commercial human spaceflight mission which will involve ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

China set to delay maiden flight of C919 commercial jet: Sources

The maiden flight of China`s only homegrown commercial jet, the Comac C919, is behind schedule and delivery could be pushed back as much as two years, sources familiar with the programme said, dealing a blow to its push to challenge Airbus and Boeing.

Kuwait to order Boeing F/A-18 fighters worth $3 bn: Source

Kuwait is planning a $3 billion order for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet advanced fighter jets from Boeing, a source close to the deal told AFP Thursday.

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US taking steps to fix technical error with Boeing GPS satellites

The US Air Force on Sunday said it is working to resolve a technical error that affects some Boeing Co Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites, although it did not hurt the accuracy of GPS signals received by users around the world.

Air India receives 19th Dreamliner

State-run carrier Air India Monday said it has taken the delivery of its 19th Dreamliner aircraft and plans to induct one more this month.

NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis
NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis

NASA astronauts successfully ended their third and last spacewalk on March 1 to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) and create parking slots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which will provide commercial space taxis in the near future.

Astronauts take 3rd spacewalk to complete tricky cable job
Astronauts take 3rd spacewalk to complete tricky cable job

Two NASA astronauts have ventured out of the International Space Station in their third spacewalk in just over a week.

NASA astronauts to perform second spacewalk at the ISS today
NASA astronauts to perform second spacewalk at the ISS today

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New Delhi: NASA on Wednesday will conduct its second out of the three complicated spacewalks at the International Space Station.

NASA TV will cover the walk showing it live beginning Wednesday at 6 am EST (1100 GMT).

First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed
First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed

 NASA astronauts have successfully completed first of the three spacewalks to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) -- two commercial space taxis.

NASA spacewalks to let space taxis park on ISS
NASA spacewalks to let space taxis park on ISS

The US space agency is all set to perform three spacewalks -- the first one scheduled for Saturday -- to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)-- two commercial space taxis.

Boeing, SpaceX working on cheaper flights to ISS: NASA
Boeing, SpaceX working on cheaper flights to ISS: NASA

US space agency NASA has said that future manned spaceflights to the International Space Station (ISS) could save millions of dollars using spacecraft currently being developed by private US companies Boeing and SpaceX.

NASA reveals space successes of 2014
NASA reveals space successes of 2014

 NASA has achieved a lot in space exploration in 2014, including taking giant steps on Mars, testing cutting-edge technologies and making scientific discoveries while studying our changing Earth and the infinite universe .

Smartphone that self-destructs when tampered with
Smartphone that self-destructs when tampered with

Lost your new smartphone carrying confidential data? Fret not, as Boeing and BlackBerry are all set to develop a smartphone that will self destruct if someone tampers with it.

Boeing clears first hurdle to send humans to space
Boeing clears first hurdle to send humans to space

NASA has approved the completion of Boeing’s first milestone in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from the US.