Archive for May 2012

Delivery of 20th Boeing 747-8

EVERETT, Wash., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today marked the 20th delivery of its new 747-8. The airplane, a 747-8 Freighter, was delivered to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. Atlas Air will operate it on behalf of Panalpina, the Swiss-based freight operator. This marks the first time in Panalpina’s history that an…

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Air Asia receives its 100th A320 from Airbus

Courtesy Airbus Air Asia marked another milestone on the way to becoming the largest A320 operator worldwide by accepting its 100th aircraft earlier this week. Celebrating this event with a special touch that underscores the close relationship established between this low-cost carrier and Airbus. The carrier’s latest fleet addition carries the wording: “Thank you Louis…

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Boeing 787 Dream Tour In Australia

Courtesy Boeing SYDNEY, Australia, – Boeing’s (NYSE:BA) 787 Dreamliner landed at Sydney International Airport in Australia Thursday May 24, kicking off the seventh and final leg of the global Dream Tour. Guests were invited over a four day period by Boeing and 787 customers Qantas and Jetstar will have an opportunity to tour the airplane,…

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Boeing Delivers UPS’s 50th 767 Freighter

EVERETT, Wash., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and UPS celebrated the delivery today of the cargo operator’s 50th 767-300 Freighter. The airplane joins the world’s largest 767 Freighter fleet. “The Boeing 767 Freighter is the workhorse of our fleet,” said UPS Airlines President Mitch Nichols. “This versatile widebody is an important element…

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Eva Air Announce Order For Three Boeing 777’s

Courtesy Boeing TAIPEI, Taiwan,  /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Taipei-based EVA Air last week finalized an order for three 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order also includes purchase rights for an additional four airplanes. The Taiwan-based carrier is in the midst of growing its airplane fleet to increase frequency to mainland China and new…

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First MAS A380 moves to flight line in preparation for delivery

Courtesy Airbus The first A380 for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) returned to Toulouse on 9th May following completion of interior furnishing and cabin system tests in Hamburg. The aircraft is now stationed at the Airbus flight line for final system checks prior to the start of the customer acceptance process and delivery at the end of…

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Airline Adviser Back From Vacation

Some were advised that we were taking a vacation that was long overdue. First time in over two years. This is why for the last ten days no posts or interactions. For those who did know thank-you for not minding as we are sensitive about letting the whole world know, due to competition. Talking of…

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