Boeing Commercial Airplanes: A Better Way To Fly.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes is committed to being the leader in commercial aviation by offering airplanes and services that deliver superior design, efficiency and value to our customers and a superior flying experience to their customers. Today, there are more than 10,000 Boeing commercial jetliners in service; airplanes that fly farther on less fuel, airplanes that reduce airport noise and emissions, airplanes that provide passenger-preferred comfort while delivering superior bottom-line performance to operators. Leadership for today and tomorrow. That's a better way to fly.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a business unit of The Boeing Company, is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and employs more than 60,000 people worldwide.

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Commercial Feature Stories

Promotional image Lufthansa first 747-200 freighter delivery, 1972

Fifty Years of Freighters

March 14, 2022 in Commercial

This month marks the 50TH anniversary of the first 747 freighter delivery; introduction of widebody freighters accelerated global trade and e-commerce

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First of Many: 787 Dreamliner Celebrates 10 Years Since First Flight

December 16, 2019 in Commercial

The Boeing Optimized Maintenance Program combines advanced data analytics with Boeing engineering and airplane operations expertise to deliver substantial efficiency improvements for Emirates and many other airlines.

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Boeing, FedEx Express Announce Order for 24 Medium and Large Freighters

June 19, 2018 in Commercial

Boeing and FedEx Express today announced a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world’s largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry’s most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Boeing’s 787-10 Dreamliner Cleared for Commercial Service by Federal Aviation Administration

January 22, 2018 in Technology, Commercial

Boeing announced today the 787-10 Dreamliner received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), clearing the airplane for commercial service.

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A New 'Attitude' in the Cockpit.

October 25, 2017 in Technology, Commercial

Boeing and NASA signed a Space Act Agreement to research new technology and training.

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Picture of a 7 7 7 X window panel in Boeing's noise testing laboratory.

'Listening' to the new 777X window panel

October 11, 2017 in Commercial, Technology

Noise testing will help make flights a little quieter.

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Picture of a pilot trainee wearing virtual reality goggles in a flight simulator with a virtual co-pilot.

Flying Virtually Solo

July 12, 2017 in Technology, Commercial

Aviation avatars the wave of the future?

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Historic photo of a Boeing 7 4 7 taking off in Everett.

Incredible Everett site turns 50 years young

May 22, 2017 in Commercial, Community

Boeing’s largest manufacturing site reaches a half century of gaining altitude.

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Picture of a Juneyao Airlines 7 8 7 dash 9 Dreamliner in flight over clouds.

Boeing, Juneyao Airlines Finalize Order for Five 787-9 Dreamliners

February 21, 2017 in Commercial

Marks first Boeing order for privately-owned Chinese carrier. Includes options for five additional 787-9s

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Newest Dreamliner Debuts

February 20, 2017 in Commercial

Boeing’s 787-10 Dreamliner rolls out of South Carolina Factory.

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Picture of Boeing's long-load highway transportation crews transport wing parts on a semi truck.

Cool view: Get in the driver’s seat for delivery of wing parts

January 11, 2017 in Commercial

Boeing's long-load highway transportation crews travel with massive airplane parts.

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Picture of an Air Tanzania 7 8 7 dash 8 in flight over mountains.

787 Dreamliner to become part of Air Tanzania fleet

December 13, 2016 in Commercial

787-8 is first ever wide-body order for 'The Wings of Kilimanjaro'.

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State of the art 777X Composite Wing Center completes prototype parts

December 6, 2016 in Commercial

Everett, Washington facility will produce largest wing Boeing has ever built.


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Former Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg on stage presenting new senior leaders.

Boeing Names New Senior Leaders, Launches Integrated Services Business

November 22, 2016 in Commercial, Defense

Kevin G. McAllister was named president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Stanley A. Deal becomes president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, a new business unit.

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Picture of Donghai Airlines 7 8 7 dash 9 Dreamliner in flight.

Boeing, Donghai Airlines Finalize Order for Five 787-9 Dreamliners

November 1, 2016 in Commercial

Chinese carrier to become newest 787 Dreamliner operator.

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More than One Way to the Runway

November 2, 2016 in Commercial

Approach and landing technology seeks to increase safety, efficiency and capacity.

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UPS Orders 14 747-8 Freighters

October 27, 2016 in Commercial

Airplanes will support carrier's fleet expansion plans.

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Picture of Hainan Airlines 7 8 7 dash 9 in flight with special Kung Fu Panda-inspired livery.

Get your panda on … a Hainan Airlines 787-9

September 20, 2016 in Commercial

Enter contest to have your design of Kung Fu Panda-inspired airplane livery painted on a Dreamliner.

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Picture of passenger interacting with airplane's entertainment system with a smart phone.

Cabin app-titude

August 15, 2016 in Commercial

Tech demonstrator tests 'smart' airplane interiors.

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Picture of crowd around Alaska Airlines 7 3 7 dash 900 E R with special livery celebrating Boeing's first 100 years.

Flying salute to Boeing's Centennial

July 8, 2016 in Commercial

Alaska Airlines creates a special livery to paytribute to Boeing’s first 100 years

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Boeing, Embraer Unveil Newest ecoDemonstrator Aircraft

July 7, 2016 in Commercial, Environment

This week Boeing and Embraer unveiled the next phase of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program.

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Action packed: MAX, 787-9, P-8A primed for Farnborough Airshow

July 6, 2016 in Commercial, Defense

Boeing celebrates 100 years with a high-flying agenda and a special pavilion showcasing the company's history and future.

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Picture of two pilots in 7 7 7X flight deck demonstrating touchscreen controls.

Touchscreens come to 777X flight deck

July 1, 2016 in Commercial

Bringing today's technology in the hands of pilots.

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Picture of private first class Joshua Case hugging his father at their reunion in South Carolina.

A reunion you have to see

June 18, 2016 in Commercial

Boeing South Carolina employee reunited with son

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Picture of three Boeing employees in safety gear at the 7 7 7 X Composite Wing Center in Everett.

$1 billion 777X Composite Wing Center Opens

May 20, 2016 in Commercial

Boeing has invested more than $1 billion in the Everett site for construction and outfitting of the new building.

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Picture of an airplane lavatory bathed in ultraviolet light.

The Airplane Bathroom that Cleans Itself

March 2, 2016 in Technology, Commercial

After watching a steady parade of people emerge from the lavatory on an extended commercial flight, many passengers are reluctant to expose themselves to the germs left behind.

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The Legacy Continues

January 29, 2016 in Defense, Commercial

Air Force selects Boeing 747-8 as new presidential aircraft.

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Blue Skies and Stars Part of the Future Airplane Cabin

December 17, 2015 in Commercial, Technology

Advanced lighting and projection all part of enhancing the flying experience.

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Picture of a man casting a fishing line into the water.

Reel Progress

November 11, 2015 in Community, Community

Boeing helps nonprofit design fly fishing equipment for veterans and others with missing or disabled arms.

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The Mighty Pegasus' Maiden Voyage

September 28, 2015 in Defense, Commercial

Boeing and U.S. Air Force Tanker team members celebrated the inaugural flight for the KC-46A Pegasus where pilots concluded several successful system tests.

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