Updates to Boeing 787 Dreamliner aligned with U.S. FAA directives

Boeing’s updates to its 787 Dreamliner jet mitigate issues identified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that it has identified as “threat zones”. In a significant development, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration stated, it was mandating new flight control software and parts to Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner in order to address an unsafe operating condition…

Airbus meets 2018 delivery target of 800 aircrafts, subject to ongoing audit

This delivery record marks a new high for Airbus and comes despite the recent delays in its supply chain. According to sources briefed on the matter at hand, Airbus has already achieved its main industrial target of delivering 800 aircraft in 2018 after record handovers in December. The final published number is subject to ongoing…

Detected limited intrusion of malware: Boeing

Although a few of its systems were affected by malware, due to timely remedial measures neither deliveries nor production was affected by the intrusion. Boeing Co’s vice president stated the planemaker had “detected a limited intrusion of malware” that had affected “a small number of systems”. Media reports that malware had caused disruptions in Boeing…