Archive for September 2011

Boeing and ANA Celebrate First 787 Delivery

Source Boeing EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner today to launch customer ANA during a ceremony adjacent to the factory where the airplane was assembled. More than 500 employees representing the 787 program walked alongside the all-new jetliner to present it to ANA…

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Airbus sees demand for over 27,800 aircraft in the next 20 years

Ongoing trend for larger eco-efficient aircraft In the midst of troubled financial markets, Airbus foresees strong ongoing demand for commercial aircraft. According to its latest Global Market Forecast (GMF), by 2030 some 27,800 new aircraft will be required to satisfy future robust market demand. The combined value of the over 26,900 passenger aircraft (above 100…

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Air France-KLM to acquire up to 60 A350 XWBs

Courtesy Airbus A350XWB continues to attract world class airlines The Air France-KLM Group has announced its intention to sign for up to 60 A350 XWB aircraft, of which 25 A350-900 will be firmed up shortly. The aircraft will become an essential pillar in the group’s long-haul fleet modernization strategy. The A350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body) Family…

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Air France – KLM Select Boeing 787 Dreamliner

PARIS,  Boeing [NYSE: BA] is delighted that Air France-KLM Group has selected the 787 Dreamliner as part of its long-haul fleet renewal, with an intention to purchase 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, with options for 25 more. The 787 Dreamliner will bring outstanding value to the two airlines and will be a great complement to their…

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Boeing Delivers Lion Airs 50th Next Generation 737-900ER

Courtesy Boeing Airplane features special livery to mark the milestone Boeing Delivers Lion Air’s 50th Next-Generation 737-900ERSEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest private airline, today celebrated the delivery of the 50th Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) to the airline. The newest member of Lion Air’s fleet is equipped…

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Boeing 747-8 Receives ICAO “Heavy” Designation for Separation

Ruling means newest 747 can operate under same separation distance as 747-400 EVERETT, Wash., /PRNewswire/ — The new Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 will be able to operate at the same separation distances as the 747-400, according to a ruling from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO, a United Nations agency tasked with codifying principles…

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Lao Airline Signs Contract For Two Airbus A320s

Lao Airlines, the national carrier of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos), has signed a contract with Airbus for the purchase of two A320 aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. The aircraft will be operated by Lao Airlines on routes linking Vientiane to key destinations in South East Asia, including Bangkok and Singapore. Powered by…

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Boeing Introduces 737 Max Engines

Courtesy Boeing Will deliver best fuel efficiency and lowest operating costs in single-aisle markethttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_kKD6g53AA&feature=player_detailpage Boeing Introduces 737 MAX with Launch of New Aircraft FamilyBoeing Introduces 737 MAX with Launch of New Aircraft FamilyBoeing Introduces 737 MAX with Launch of New Aircraft Family SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled the 737 MAX, the name…

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Boeing Launches New Engine Family For 737

Courtesy Boeing – Will deliver improved fuel efficiency and lowest operating costs in single-aisle market– Customers expressing overwhelming acceptance for new airplane– Feldmann to lead new program; Teal named chief project engineer Boeing Launches 737 New Engine Family with Commitments for 496 Airplanes from Five AirlinesBoeing Launches 737 New Engine Family with Commitments for 496…

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First Boeing 777-200LR To Air Austral

Courtesy Boeing Air Austral added one of the newest members of the 777 family, the 777-200LR has the capability to connect non-stop virtually any two cities in the world. Air Austral’s 777-200LR will enable the airline to fly non-stop from Mayotte, a French Department north of Madagascar, to Paris. “Boeing’s 777-200LR will provide exceptional value…

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