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Boeing's "Dreams Take Flight" 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft at the Future of Flight Aviation Center in Everett, Wash. (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Future of Flight to Offer Tours of Boeing’s “Dreams Take Flight” Dreamliner

Starting Sept. 16, the Boeing's Future of Flight Aviation Center in Everett, Wash. near Paine Field will offer tours of "Dreams Take Flight," its own special liveried Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The Dreamliner, currently parked next to the museum, is a tribute to the Employees Community Fund of Boeing. [caption id="attachment_36654" align="alignnone" width="1024"] "Dreams Take Flight" will be at Future of Flight the week of Sept. 16 for guided tours of its exterior. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)[/caption] Wrapped entirely in…

Lufthansa’s First Boeing 777-9X Appears on Boeing Test Flight Line…

AirlineGeeks recently spotted Lufthansa's first Boeing 777-9X, the third airworthy airframe off of the assembly line, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The third airworthy airframe off of the new aircraft's assembly line, the aircraft designated WH003 rolled out to the Boeing test flight line on the evening of June…

EgyptAir Takes Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner following a ceremony at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Wednesday. Egypt’s national carrier becomes the fourth operator of the ultra-modern aircraft in Africa and only the second North African carrier behind Royal Air Maroc. [caption id="attachment_32384" align="alignnone" width="1024"] EgyptAir's…

Boeing Quietly Unveils Fully Painted Boeing 777X to Employees

While the world was focused on Boeing’s 737 MAX series aircraft, the presently-embattled aircraft manufacturer quietly unveiled its latest aircraft: the Boeing 777X, at an employee-only preview in Everett, Wash. Boeing was scheduled to unveil the aircraft in a highly public display on Wednesday but put those plans on hold…

America Turns to the Clear Alternative to Steel Sided Jet…

With new construction projects revitalizing airports across the United States, the call for more modernizations or “European-style” structures has resulted in more glass and steel replacing the concrete and brick-heavy terminals of the past. However, some airports across the country have extended the glass structure outside of the building itself…

Alaska Postpones Paine Field Launch as Government Shutdown Continues

As a consequence of the government shutdown, Alaska Airlines has announced that it will postpone the start of operations from Paine Field to March 4, three weeks later than the originally scheduled date of February 11. Dubbed as a "tough decision" in a company statement released on January 22, the…

Southwest Airlines Announces Service to Everett’s Paine Field

Southwest Airlines announced on Thursday its intentions to operate from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. later this year. While it has yet to be approved by governmental and regulatory agencies, the carrier wishes to operate five daily flights from the small airport. The formal announcement of its fares, flight schedule…

Alaska Unveils 13 Daily Departures to 8 Destinations from Paine…

In a press release on Tuesday, Alaska announced that it will connect Paine Field to eight destinations along the West Coast with 13 daily nonstop departures starting in Fall 2018, subject to government approval. The all-jet service from Paine Field will fly to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Phoenix,…

Delta Boeing 747-400 Pays Visit to Paine Field Roots

Delta Air Lines marked the start of their Boeing 747-400 farewell tour with a special stop at the home of Boeing, Paine Field in Everett, Wash. One of the last passenger 747 flights in the U.S. marked the return to the location where the 747 first started its life. As…

Alaska Airlines to Launch Scheduled Flights from Paine Field

On Wednesday, Alaska Airlines announced that they will introduce scheduled commercial flights from Paine Field in Everett, WA. Subject to government approval, the airline plans to operate nine daily departures starting in the fall of 2018. "As our region continues to grow at a record pace and Sea-Tac Airport nears…