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Archive for June 2014

Turkish Airlines Order for 15 Additional 737 MAX 8s

ISTANBUL /PRNewswire/ Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines finalized an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The order follows the announcement in May 2013 when the Turkish flag carrier placed the largest Boeing order in the airline’s history for 50 737 MAXs and 20 Next-Generation 737s. The…

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China Eastern Airlines Orders 80 Boeing 737s

SEATTLE, Boeing [NYSE: BA] China Eastern Airlines has committed to purchase 80 737s, including Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX airplanes. When finalized, the order will become China’s largest-ever purchase by an airline for single-aisle airplanes, worth more than $8 billion at current list prices. Source Boeing / Edited By Airline Adviser 06/21/14

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Emirates Airline agree to cancel A350 XWB order

Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft*. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional A380 at the last Dubai Airshow and their continuous interest in the program. Airbus and Emirates…

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Arke Celebrate Delivery of Airline's First 787 Dreamliner

Courtesy Boeing AMSTERDAM /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Arke celebrated the arrival of the airline’s first 787-8 Dreamliner at the Dutch carrier’s base at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Wednesday on its delivery flight to the Netherlands. Arke is part of TUI Travel PLC, the largest…

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Delta Orders 15 A321ceo aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Delta will grow its A320 Family with an order for 15 A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft to offset jet retirements. The airline has selected CFM56-5B engines from CFM International to power the newly ordered A321ceo aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery starting in 2018. CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Snecma…

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Airbus A350XWB embarks on Early Long Flights

Courtesy Airbus The Airbus A350 XWB has started a campaign of Early Long Flights with cabin crew and passengers. The A350 (MSN 002) test aircraft equipped with cabin, took off on the first of two Early Long Flights from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at 09.20hrs (local). The two flights will be operated in a real airline environment…

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Air New Zealand Orders A320neo’s

Courtesy Airbus Following Air New Zealand’s 2009 order for A320 Family aircraft, the airline has selected the added efficiency and performance of the NEO with an order for three A321neo, 10 A320neo and one additional A320ceo aircraft. The agreement marks the first time Air New Zealand has ordered the larger A321 aircraft and the NEO.…

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Japan Transocean Air Agreement for Next Generation 737s

Courtesy Boeing NAHA, Japan /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) finalized an agreement friday for 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The arrival of the new 737-800s in 2016 will mark the start of the airline’s fleet renewal program. “This order is a key part of our strategy to bring the highest levels…

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