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Archive for June 2011

Boeing Increases Order Book

LE BOURGET, France,  /PRNewswire/ — Boeing’s new aircraft and innovative technologies attracted thousands of customers, partners, government officials and media at the 2011 Paris Air Show. “The excitement and enthusiasm for the products and technologies Boeing showcased at the show have validated our belief in the strength of what is the world’s newest and most…

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Airbus with new order record at Paris Air Show 2011

At the 49th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Airbus won about US$72.2 billion worth of business for a total of 730 aircraft. This success sets a new record for any commercial aircraft manufacturer at any air show ever. The commitments comprise Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 312 aircraft worth US$28.2 billion and firm purchase…

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Skymark Airlines orders two more A380s

Courtesy Airbus Japan’s first A380 customer boosts order to six Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest and fast growing airline, placed firm orders with Airbus for two more A380 aircraft. This latest purchase agreement brings the total number of A380s ordered by Skymark to six aircraft. The Japanese carrier plans to start operations with the A380…

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UTair Announce Agreement For 40 Boeing 737’s

Courtesy Boeing LE BOURGET, France/PRNewswire/ —  Boeing (NYSE: BA) and UTair Aviation, Russia announced an agreement today at the Paris Air Show for the purchase of 40 Next-Generation Boeing 737 airplanes, comprised of seven 737-900ERs and 33 737-800s. UTair is one of the largest Boeing operators in Russia with a fleet of over 30 Boeing…

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Boeing Delivers GECAS 275th Next Generation Boeing 737

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, June 17, 2011 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered to GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) its 275th Next-Generation 737 yesterday. GECAS leasing customer, China United Airlines, will operate the milestone airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800. “Taking delivery of our 275th Next-Generation 737 speaks to the success of the airplane and the value it brings…

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Malaysia Airlines First Airbus A380

Courtesy Airbus The final assembly process has begun for Malaysia Airlines’ initial A380 jetliner, which is now taking shape at the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Toulouse, France. The overall process is made up of five primary phases – beginning with assembly of the front, central and aft fuselages, wings, and horizontal and vertical tail…

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Lufthansa A380 Arrives In Miami

Courtesy Airline Adviser Friday afternoon just after 1.35pm eastern local time seeing the size of an A380 fly over the 826 highway was amazing. Having running a little late and not expecting to be in Miami I’m glad to say seeing history made was amazing. Initially was to be out of town otherwise would have…

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Singapore Welcomes A380 In Style

After recapping and going through some footage we had to share below the way Singapore Airlines did there welcome. www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N6p5pRQQAE&feature=related  Source Singapore Airlines / Edited By Airline Adviser 06/09/11

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Miami To Welcome Airbus A380

Courtesy Airbus Miami Heat may be the biggest ticket in town, but A380 is big too. It’s coming to Miami, Friday June 10. The biggest commercial aircraft in the world is setting center stage at Miami airport. Lufthansa normally flies the Boeing 747-400 on this route and this will be the first time Miami has…

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