Grupo Aeromexico has agreed to lease two more new Boeing 787-8s from AIG subsidiary International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), bringing the number of 787-8s leased by AeroMexico from ILFC to five and the airline’s total fleet of the type to seven.

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Boeing has received an amended type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration for the 787-8 Dreamliner equipped with General Electric GEnx-1B engines.

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Boeing reports that it has completed all flight tests it expects to be required for type certification of the 787-8 Dreamliner with General Electric GEnx engines. This marks the end of all certification flight testing associated with the baseline model of the Boeing 787.

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A Boeing 747-8 Freighter landed at Paris Le Bourget Airport, the location of the Paris Airshow, at 5:35 p.m. local time on June 20 after completing the first transatlantic flight of a large commercial aircraft powered solely by a sustainable aviation jet-fuel blend.

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AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, has announced a series of actions to position the company better to meet the air transport industry’s near-term economic challenges, while continuing to build on its strategy for long-term success.

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Boeing mechanics have completed the installation of the new General Electric GEnx-2B engines on the first Boeing 747-8F in final assembly at Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington.

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