Boeing completed taxi tests on the first 747-8 Freighter. With Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstein at the controls, the airplane reached a top seed of approximately 90 knots (103.5 mph, 166.6 kph). This was the last functional test planned before first flight on Monday February 8th.
Brussels Airlines to welcome Dorothea von Boxberg as new CEO
Currently Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, Dorothea von Boxberg will shortly become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines. The appointment is subject to a pending resolution by the Board of Directors of SN Airholding. She is due to take up her new position on April 15 this year and will also