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Boeing to build future Air Force One planes after Trump deal

WASHINGTON: Boeing said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to build future Air Force One planes after addressing Donald Trump's criticism over hefty costs associated with the presidential aircraft. "Boeing is proud to build the next generation of Air Force One, providing American Presidents with a flying White House at outstanding value to taxpayers," Boeing said on Twitter Tuesday. "President Trump negotiated a good deal on behalf of the American people." In December 2016, between his election and his inauguration,…

WATCH: Trump stops to catch hat of Marine after wind blows it off

In a light moment, President Donald Trump stopped to retrieve the hat of a Marine guard on Saturday evening after the wind blew it off his head. The moment happened as Trump was about to board Marine One upon his return after attending the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Moments earlier the president departed Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland with his wife Melania. While the president was walking towards the aircraft, a Marine who was guarding the helicopter had his hat fly off. Trump retrieved a…

Trump says to cancel order of costly new Air Force One

WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump called Tuesday for the cancellation of a multi-billion dollar Boeing contract to build the next Air Force One, calling the ballooning costs "ridiculous." "Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump tweeted. Converting a pair of 747-8 jumbo jets to state-of-the-art luxury command centers by 2024 had been estimated to cost $3 billion when Boeing was picked for the job in January…

Obama waits impatiently for Bill Clinton to get aboard Air Force One

TEL AVIV/WASHINGTON: There can be only one person who can keep the President of the United States waiting. A former tardy US President who is short on time. The happened when President Barack Obama was seen waiting impatiently for former President Bill Clinton on Air Force One at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel after attending the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres Obama was seen standing just inside the doorway of the plane with his tie loosened, and waving at Clinton to get on the jet. "Bill, let's…