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Jan 30, 2024

South Carolina marks milestone of Greenville-made F-16 at Manufacturing Day

Around the clock, an F-16 is in the air somewhere in the world, officials say, protecting U.S. and allied …

Nearly 117,000 travelers descended on Charleston International Airport during the holiday, soaring to a new record. (Photo/Paul Warchol Photography)
Jan 19, 2024

Charleston International Airport marks record-breaking year

This growth has presented various challenges for management who have been working to meet the airport's evolving needs.

This image taken Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, and released by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows a section of Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 that is missing panel on a Boeing 737-9 MAX in Portland, Ore. Federal officials are investigating Boeing's oversight of production of a panel that blew off a jetliner in midflight last week. (NTSB via AP)
Jan 12, 2024

Federal officials intensify oversight of Boeing aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration will begin auditing Boeing's aircraft production and increase oversight of the troubled manufacturer.

Breeze Airways is returning nonstop summer seasonal between Charleston and Los Angeles, beginning May 3. (Photo/File)
Jan 10, 2024

Breeze Airways resumes service from Charleston to this California destination

Breeze is offering 35% off all roundtrip base fares on travel from Jan. 15 through May 22.

Nov 14, 2023

Day 2 of Airshow leads to more sales of North Charleston Boeings

The second day of the Dubai Airshow brought more work for North Charleston Boeing employees when Ethiopian Airlines agreed to order 11 Dreamliners from the Lowcountry production line.

Nov 14, 2023

Breeze Airways announces new service from Charleston

Breeze doesn't charge change or cancellation fees up to 15 minutes prior to departure and offers other benefits such as free family seating and a la carte pricing.

Nov 13, 2023

$52B deal leads Boeing Dreamliner orders on first day of Dubai Airshow

The first day of the Dubai Airshow brought a stream of sales for Boeing Co., including a $52 billion deal with the host country’s Emirates Airline.

Oct 11, 2023

African carrier orders 4 Boeing Dreamliners

TAAG Angola Airlines became the latest carrier to order Boeing 787 Dreamliners in what it calls a move to make its fleet more modern and efficient. The carrier and Boeing said the African airline has ordered four of the fuel-efficient widebody planes. “Our goal is to work with the best manufacturers in the world toward [&h[...]

Oct 4, 2023

Airline to build largest Boeing Dreamliner fleet with purchase

The airline that last year placed a record-setting order for Boeing widebody planes has exercised an option to add another 50 Dreamliners to that order. United Airlines and Boeing today said the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet, exercising options to order 50 787-9 airplanes and securing an additional 50 option[...]

Sep 25, 2023

Airline orders 18 new North Charleston-based Dreamliners

Air Canada has selected Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner as part of an ongoing effort to modernize and grow its fleet with an order for 18 new jets and an option to purchase 12 more. The carrier ordered 787-10 widebody Dreamliners, according to a news release. The value of the order was not disclosed. The flag carrier […]

Sep 8, 2023

Boeing grant of $250,000 to help provide affordable housing

Boeing awarded a $250,000 grant to Coastal Community Foundation for affordable housing and economic mobility projects. The funding will be divided between CCF's Place-Based Impact Investing, Economic Mobility Grantmaking Fund, and homeowner-occupied repair projects. All three strategies will work together to build generation[...]

Aug 24, 2023

Australian airline orders 12 North Charleston Boeing Dreamliners

Australia’s Qantas Group has chosen Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner to modernize its widebody fleet to modernize its widebody fleet with an order for four 787-9 and eight 787-10 airplanes. Boeing and Qantas said in a news release today the Dreamliner’s enhanced fuel efficiency and environmental performance is pivotal t[...]