Boeing alters its jets to improve fuel efficiency, maximize seating

World Today

Airliner manufacturing giant Boeing says it can improve the fuel efficiency of its most profitable plane, the 777, while adding seats. It’s an effort to maintain production until a new model arrives in five years. CCTV’s Chris Casquejo filed this report from Seattle.

Boeing alters its jets to improve fuel efficiency, maximize seating

Boeing alters its jets to improve fuel efficiency, maximize seating

Airliner manufacturing giant Boeing says it can improve the fuel efficiency of its most profitable plane, the 777, while adding seats. It's an effort to maintain production until a new model arrives in five years.CCTV's Chris Casquejo filed this report from Seattle.

According to the 2014 Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook, there’s great global demand for new commercial pilots and technicians, with 41 percent of all demand for pilots coming from the Asia-Pacific region.


Aviation Analyst Mike Boyd discusses airline safety concerns

CCTV America interviewed Mike Boyd for more insight into aviation concerns and low-cost carriers. Boyd is an Aviation Security Analyst at Boyd Group Aviation Consulting.

Aviation Analyst Mike Boyd discusses airline safety concerns

Aviation Analyst Mike Boyd discusses airline safety concerns

CCTV America interviewed Mike Boyd for more insight into aviation concerns and low-cost carriers. Boyd is an Aviation Security Analyst at Boyd Group Aviation Consulting.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration estimates that were about 115,000 male and female commercial pilots in 2013, an 11 percent decline from 2004.