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Archive for March 2014

Turkmenistan Airlines First 777-200LR

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first 777-200LR (Longer Range) passenger aircraft to Turkmenistan’s national flag carrier, Turkmenistan Airlines. The airplane is the first of two 777-200LRs Turkmenistan Airlines has on order. The delivery coincided with the opening of a new terminal at the Ashgabat International airport. “Boeing…

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Expansion of Boeing 737 Commercial Delivery Center

Courtesy Boeing / DLR Group SEATTLE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) Monday March 17, 2014 kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center (CDC) at Boeing Field in Seattle. The project more than doubles the space that will be available for customers and groups supporting increased 737 deliveries. The expanded CDC…

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SpiceJet Announce Order for 42 737 MAX 8s

Courtesy Boeing HYDERABAD, India/PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet announced at India Aviation 2014 an order for 42 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously listed as unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is valued at $4.4 billion at list prices. “SpiceJet greatly values the ties we have built over the years with…

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SaudiGulf orders four Airbus A320ceo aircraft.

SaudiGulf, a new Saudi Arabian airline wholly owned by Abdul Hadi Al Qahtani Group of Companies has signed a firm contract with Airbus for four A320ceo, to be delivered early 2015. The aircraft is equipped with Airbus “Sharklet” fuel saving wing tip devices. As one of the two airlines to obtain carrier licenses to operate…

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Skymark Airlines becomes first Japanese A330 operator

Courtesy Airbus Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest airline has taken delivery of the first two A330-300s out of a total of ten on lease. Skymark Airlines becomes the first Japanese carrier to operate Airbus’ market leading, A330 wide-body aircraft. Skymark Airlines’ A330s, configured in a very high comfort, all ”Green Seat” cabin with 271 seats,…

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