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Boeing's stretched 787-9 Dreamliner makes first flight

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 09:35

The 787-9 jet, which landed at 4:18 pm at Boeing Field in Seattle, has room for 290 passengers, 40 more than the original 787-8 jetliner, and has about 300 more nautical miles of range.

Nepal marks 80th anniversary of first Everest flight

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 22:36

Nepal on Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the first flight over the Mount Everest by two Scottish airmen.

First delivered Boeing 787 takes off for Japan

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 22:22

Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner waggled its wings on Tuesday in a salute to workers who built the world's first carbon-composite passenger jet as it took off from its factory for the last time and headed for Japan at the start a new era of air travel.