Archive for September 2012

Boeing, ANA Announce Orders for 11 787-9 Dreamliners

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and All Nippon Airlines (ANA) announced that the ANA Group has ordered an additional 11 787-9 Dreamliners. The order, valued at $2.7 billion at current list prices, bring the total number of 787s ANA has ordered to 66 airplanes consisting of 36 787-8s and 30 787-9s.…

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First 777 Freighter to Ethiopian Airlines

SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first 777 Freighter to Ethiopian Airlines last week marking the first 777F to be operated by an African carrier. Today’s 777F is being leased to Ethiopian Airlines from GECAS. “This delivery marks another special day for Ethiopian Airlines and all of Ethiopia. We are not only becoming…

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AviancaTaca A330 delivery marks major milestone with 100th Airbus

AviancaTaca took delivery of its ninth A330-200 on September 17 at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is powered by Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines. The highly efficient, modern A330-200 widebody aircraft is configured to seat 252 passengers – 30 in business class and 222 in economy. The A330-200 has the versatility to cover…

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Belavia Takes Delivery of its First Embraer 175 Jet

Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil,– Belarus-based Belavia had taken delivery on Friday. The first of two Embraer 175 jets in a ceremony held at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The aircraft, which is leased from Air Lease Corporation of Los Angeles, will operate on European routes from Minsk International airport, in Belarus.…

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Boeing Celebrates Delivery of Air India's First 787 Dreamliner

Courtesy Boeing NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C./PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. “Its a great day for Air India as the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world joins our fleet,” said Rohit Nandan, Air India Chairman & Managing Director. “The 787 will…

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Airbus at ILA Berlin Air Show 2012

Airbus to Highlight The Future of Aviation Airbus will showcase a large number of new developments at this year’s ILA Berlin Air Show, September 11 thru 16. It will include the A320 with Sharklets fuel saving wing tip devices for the first time in Germany. The Airbus Beluga transport aircraft in a special livery on…

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Boeing Celebrates LAN Airlines first 787 Dreamliner

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash., /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and LAN Airlines, one of Latin America’s leading passenger and cargo carriers, celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner. On Friday LAN is the first airline in the Americas to receive the new airplane. LAN is only the fourth customer in the world to include…

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