Archive for November 2009

JetBlue Gives a New Meaning to CyberMonday: Special Fares to Many Destinations

— One-way non-stop flights for $39, $69, or $99* available for purchase on November 30, 2009 at www.jetblue.com –NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) announces their CyberMonday one-day sale to almost 40 destinations in the carrier’s network, with fares starting as low as $39 (a). Escape the monotony of winter Mondays…

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Embraer Takes Phenom 100 And Legacy 500 TO AEROEXPO 2009, In Mexico

The Company will showcase two of its executive jets at the event São José dos Campos, November 27, 2009 –Embraer and Lomex Aeronáutica, its authorized sales representative for Mexico, will attend the seventh International Aviation Trade Show & Convention (www.aeroexpo.com.mx), in Acapulco, Mexico, December 3-5. The Company will show the Phenom 100 entry level jet…

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JetBlue Airways Again Wins 'Best Rated Large Domestic Airline' in the Economy Category of Zagat's Airline Survey

— For the second year in a row, airline also receives ‘Best In-flight Entertainment’ in the domestic category and is recognized in 2009 as the leader in ‘Comfort’ in both the domestic and international economy categories –NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today received top honors in five categories in this year’s…

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Embraer Confirms Two E-JET Options For Niki

Austria’s low-cost airline increases its firm orders for the EMBRAER 190 São José dos Campos, November 25, 2009 – Embraer and Austria’s second largest airline NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH signed a contract for another two EMBRAER 190 jets, confirming the purchase rights in the original contract, announced in July 2008. The initial deliveries of this new…

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Boeing Breaks Ground on Second 787 Assembly Line in North Charleston, SC

Photo Provided Courtesy of Boeing Boeing facility expands production capability and increases footprint in South Carolina NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the second final assembly site for the 787 Dreamliner program at its Boeing Charleston facility. The facility…

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A strong showing for Airbus at the 2009 Dubai Airshow

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus  Airbus today wrapped up a high-profile participation in the 2009 Dubai Airshow, where two new airlines were added to its firm order book with signings for A380s and A350s, an existing VVIP charter operator ordered a 10th Airbus corporate jet, and three additional customers announced memorandum of understanding agreements for…

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Lufthansa takes delivery of its 100th Airbus A320 Family aircraft

Airbus has delivered Lufthansa’s 100th A320 Family aircraft from Airbus’ Final Assembly Line in Hamburg. The aircraft, an A320, was handed over to Lufthansa yesterday evening.   Nico Buchholz, Lufthansa’s Head of Corporate Fleet Management said: “The acquisition and delivery of the 100th A320 Family aircraft is another milestone in our partnership with Airbus. We are…

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Airbus wins commitments worth USD 5.3 billion at Dubai Air Show

Efficient product range positioned for long term industry growth During the 2009 Dubai Air Show, Airbus announced commitments across its broad product range covering a total of 33 aircraft, valued at over US$5.3 billion. These commitments include firm orders for 15 aircraft worth more than US$3.6 billion, plus memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreements for a…

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Boeing Delivers First 777 to Philippine Airlines

Photo Provided Courtesy of Boeing Milestone delivery carries humanitarian relief supplies for Filipino flood victims EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to U.S.-based leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and its customer, Philippine Airlines (PAL). The new airplane is the first 777 to join PAL’s…

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