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Boeing to Establish 7th Overseas Tech Research Center in S. Korea

Boeing to Establish 7th Overseas Tech Research Center in S. Korea

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing said Wednesday it plans to establish its seventh overseas technology research center in South Korea this year due to the country’s technological prowess and innovation policies. “Korea is home to premier talent and industrial partners, as well as policies that foster innovation development. These factors [...]

Korean Air, Boeing Sign MOU for Chinook Helicopter Upgrade

Korean Air, Boeing Sign MOU for Chinook Helicopter Upgrade

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air Lines Co. has signed a deal to partner with Boeing Co. to cooperate on technology in upgrading the CH-47 Chinook helicopter, the company said Thursday. The Korean flag carrier and the U.S. aircraft manufacturer signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the partnership at the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX) 2017 being held in Seongnam, just south [...]

Korean Air Launches Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Domestic Route

Korean Air Launches Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Domestic Route

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s top flag carrier, said Sunday that its new Boeing 787-9 passenger jet has started service on a domestic route.  Late last month, the airline introduced the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the latest of its series, with 50 percent of its body made of reinforced [...]

Korean Air, Boeing Team Up for Unmanned Armed Chopper

Korean Air, Boeing Team Up for Unmanned Armed Chopper

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air and Boeing have teamed up to develop the MD500 helicopter into an unmanned military chopper. According to the airline on Thursday, the two parties signed a memorandum of agreement for the enterprise which will run until 2017. Korean Air has successfully remodeled the local military’s MD500 choppers into [...]

Boeing, Korean Air to Open Asia’s Largest Aviation Training Center

Boeing, Korean Air to Open Asia’s Largest Aviation Training Center

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – U.S. aerospace behemoth Boeing said Thursday it will open Asia’s largest aviation training center near Incheon International Airport to train the pilots of Korean Air Co., South Korea’s largest airline. Boeing and Korean Air have worked together to build the aviation campus on Yeongjong Island since November 2013, and it is set [...]