Korean Air Lines is eyeing the Boeing 787 as the airline updates its fleet, according to President Walter Cho, who says the company's fleet is too diverse. "Consolidating in one large order will help reduce maintenance costs and pilot training," he says.
Major defense deals between US firms and Saudi Arabia are expected to remain despite the controversy over a journalist's death. "We continue to believe that the death of Jamal Khashoggi will not lead to a major break in US or European defense sales to Saudi Arabia," Byron Callan of Capital Alpha says.
A converted Boeing 737 will be used to fight wildfires in Australia. The aircraft is one of six air tanker conversions commissioned by Coulson Aircrane.
Boeing will work on breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and secure communications with its new Disruptive Computing and Networks unit.
NASA is seeking proposals for payloads that could hitch a ride aboard commercial lunar landers. "We are looking for ways to not only conduct lunar science but to also use the moon as a science platform to look back at the earth, observe the sun or view the vast universe," NASA's Steve Clarke says.
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