February 23, 2016
General Electric Aviation has assembled the first GE9X test engine, which will eventually power the 777X airliner.
Market analysts point to the higher-priced, higher-margin 787-10 model as key for Boeing to eventually achieve profitability for the Dreamliner family of products.
Philippine Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the purchase of six A350-900s, with another six on option.
A month after signing an agreement for the delivery of 118 aircraft to Iran, an Airbus A350 made a symbolic landing in Tehran. Iran currently has sixteen A350s on order.