Archive for July 2014

The A350 XWB embarks on final certification phase

The world’s newest airliner, the Airbus A350-900, had taken off friday morning for the final stage towards certification. These Route Proving tests are designed to demonstrate readiness for airline operations and will include high airfield performance, auto-landing trials, and airport turnaround and handling services. Some flights will have passengers on board. The A350 world tour…

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Hawaiian Airlines to order six A330-800neo aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for six A330-800neo aircraft. The agreement adds yet another name to the growing list of launch customers for the new aircraft type. The new commitment replaces a previous order placed by Hawaiian for six A350-800s. “The A330-800neo’s fuel efficiency, additional range and commonality with…

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Hainan Airlines Order 50 737 MAX 8s

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hainan Airlines announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for 50 737 MAX 8s, reaffirming the Chinese airline’s preference for an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet. The commitment, valued at more than $5.1 billion at current list prices, will be subject to…

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Jordache's MG Aviation Finalize Order for Two 787-9 Dreamliners

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and MG Aviation Limited finalized an order for two additional 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $499 million at current list prices. The order will support the leasing company’s growing fleet of modern airplanes. “The 787-9 will be an excellent addition to our leasing portfolio, enabling us to provide our…

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Intrepid Aviation Announce First 777-300ER Order

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Intrepid Aviation announced the leasing company’s first direct Boeing order for six 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices. Intrepid also has the option to purchase an additional four 777s. If all options are exercised, the value of the announcement could reach…

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Air Lease Corporation Announce 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 Order

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced an order for 26 airplanes – six 777-300ER (Extended Range) and reconfirmed 20 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $3.9 billion at current list prices. This 737 MAX order for 20 airplanes, valued at more than $2 billion at current…

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Avolon Order 787 Dreamliners, and 737 MAXs

Courtesy Boeing FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Avolon announced the leasing company’s commitment for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9 airplanes, valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices. This commitment marks Avolon’s first order for the efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the lessor’s 737…

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Air Algerie Order for Two Next-Generation 737-700Cs

Air Algerie announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-700C (Convertible) airplanes, valued at $152 million at current list prices. The order continues Air Algerie’s fleet renewal and expansion following January’s order for eight 737-800s. The addition of 737-700Cs to the Algerian-flag carrier’s fleet will provide the airline with increased flexibility depending on passenger and cargo…

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Qatar Airways Finalize Order for 50 777Xs

Courtesy Boeing Farnborough, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. In addition, the…

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Okay Airways Order 737 MAXs and NG 737s

Courtesy Boeing Farnborough, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Okay Airways announced an order today for six 737 MAX 8s and four Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at $980 million at current list prices. Okay Airways, the first privately owned airline in China, also announced it will convert five 737-800s from a previous order into…

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