Archive for August 2011

Hurricane Causes Massive Disruption

It seems that the majority of East coast travel will be disrupted. As is where on planes all this week, and delayed on west coast. Airline Adviser will hopefully be back in the office August 30th 2011. Meantime to all on the east coast be safe. Provided By airline Adviser 08/26/11

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Embraer Delivers First Embraer 190 Jet to China’s CDB Leasing

Courtesy Embraer With China Southern Airlines to operate the jet, Embraer expands its E-Jets operators’ base in China São José dos Campos– Embraer delivered last week the first Embraer 190 jet to China’s CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC), today, at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The aircraft will be operated by…

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Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Announce College Students Selected for Travel Program

Southwest Airlines Provides Travel Awards to Hispanic Students to Pursue their Educational Goals Southwest Airlines, (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), announced students selected in its annual “Lanzate/Take Off” Education Travel Award program. Applications for this year’s program, the theme of which is “Dandole Alas a Tu Exito/Giving…

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Thai Airways International Finalize Boeing 777 Order

Courtesy Boeing  Carrier expands its Boeing 777 fleet to 39 airplanes Seattle, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Thai Airways International (THAI) have finalized a firm order for six 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes. The order completes an agreement to purchase Boeing 777-300ERs announced during the Paris Air Show in June. At list prices, the…

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Boeing 787 Finalizes Flight Testing

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash.,/PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) completed all flight tests required for type certification of the 787-8 Dreamliner with Rolls-Royce engines this weekend. The all-new jetliner is bringing unprecedented levels of fuel economy, maintenance cost improvements, and environmental sensitivity to the marketplace through the use of new technologies including composites, more-electric systems, advanced…

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Qantas reveals plans to expand fleet with A320 Family

Courtesy Airbus Commitment includes 78 A320neo aircraft Qantas has selected for the first time Airbus A320 aircraft to launch its new premium airline to service routes to/from Australia and the Asian region. In addition, Jetstar has selected the Airbus A320 to continue its growth in Australia and Asia. The commitment to order a minimum of…

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GOL Takes Delivery of Boeing's 100th 737

Courtesy Boeing Becomes the first airline in Latin America to receive performance improvement engines SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 100th 737 outfitted with the Boeing Sky Interior to GOL Airlines –the world’s third largest low-cost 737 airline. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800, was also delivered with the certified performance improvement engines,…

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First Boeing 787 Leaves Paint Hanger Prior To Service

Source Boeing EVERETT, Wash/PRNewswire/ — The first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner that will enter into service with launch customer ANA rolled out of the paint hangar. The airplane bears a special livery signifying the core elements of ANA’s service brand – innovation, uniqueness and the inspiration of Japan. “Our teams are making outstanding progress…

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G.E. Capital Complete Agreement With Boeing

Courtesy Boeing Order has a list-price value of $2.9 billion 747-8 Freighter a new model for the GECAS portfolio of airplanes SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (NYSE: GE), have finalized a firm order for two…

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Boeing Delivers High Altitude / High Tempature Operation 737

Source Boeing 50th airplane delivered to Xiamen Airlines SEATTLE  /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has reached a major milestone with Xiamen Airlines by delivering a Next-Generation 737-700. This is the 50th directly ordered Boeing airplane delivered to Xiamen Airlines and incorporates both the High-Altitude/High-Temperature Airport Operations Feature Package and the new Boeing Sky Interior. China…

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