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Archive for April 2012

Boeing Rolls Out First 787 Dreamliner Built in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C./PRNewswire/ — The first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner to be assembled in South Carolina rolled out of final assembly Friday to great fanfare from the crowd of nearly 7,000 Boeing employees and invited guests. The festival-like atmosphere, featuring aerial displays, music and entertainment, was a fitting celebration to commemorate assembly completion of…

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China Eastern Airlines Commits to buy 20 Boeing 777-300ER’s

SEATTLE, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy 20 Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range), as the airline plans to expand its capacity to meet growing demand in Asia-Pacific and China, the most dynamic market for commercial airplanes. The agreement requires Chinese Government approval, and Boeing…

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Interjet Mexico to Miami

There are days in the airline / aviation business you are pleasantly surprised. Interjet is a Mexican airline that has expanded services to Miami international Airport late last year. After some research a solid, user friendly airline. Ladies you have separate bathrooms on the plane how nice is that. founded in 2005 this airline operates…

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Lufthansa Receives The First Boeing 747-8

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first 747-8 Intercontinental passenger airliner to Deutsche Lufthansa AG, beginning a new era for the world’s most recognized airplane, and beginning a new era of increased efficiency, stronger environmental performance and greater enjoyment for Lufthansa and its passengers. Lufthansa employees…

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American Airlines Merge or Independence

As time moves forward we all have to make changes and adjustments. As one profession says we have to learn, change and adapt. Right now American Airlines as we all know are under chapter 11 and intend according to Mr. Horton to change within. Here is a clip of his letter to employees of American…

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Pakistan Domestic Plane Crashes Killing 127 on Board

Friday April 20, 2012 around 5pm local time during a rain storm and low clouds all people on board were killed. Bhoja Air Flight 213 including passengers and crew did not survive the Boeing 737 crash. Weather reports during the fatal accident were low stormy clouds with downpours. The pilot a former Air force pilot…

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AirTran Airways Officially Launches Its First International Flight From Denver International Airport

Route Offers Customers a New Low Fare Option and U.S. Gateway for Customers Traveling to Mexico DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), announced today that the carrier is officially launching brand new international service between Denver International Airport and Cancun International Airport. The new route was announced in February,…

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Boeing, ANA Celebrate First 787 Biofuel Flight

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) made aviation history yesterday as a 787 Dreamliner flew for the first time powered in part by sustainable biofuels.The delivery flight between Boeing’s Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. and Tokyo Haneda Airport is also the first ever transpacific biofuel flight. “Our…

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Boeing Celebrates 4,000th Next-Generation 737

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) executives and more than 500 employees, suppliers, union representatives and government officials joined China Southern Airlines to celebrate the 4,000th Next-Generation 737 at a special event friday at Seattle’s Boeing Field. The 4,000th Next-Generation 737 jetliner off the 737 production line in Renton, Wash., will be delivered…

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Garuda Indonesia orders 11 more A330s

Courtesy Airbus Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 11 more A330-300 widebody aircraft. The contract was signed today in Jakarta by Emirsyah Satar, President & CEO, Garuda Indonesia and Tom Williams, Executive Vice President, Programmes, Airbus, in the presence of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and…

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