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Archive for August 2014

Japan Airlines to Add Up to 27 E-Jets to its Fleet

São José dos Campos, Brazil, – Embraer S.A. has signed a firm order with Japan Airlines (JAL) for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options. The value of the firm order is estimated at USD 677 million, based on…

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Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Airline's First 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. “We are excited to receive our first 787 Dreamliner which is also the first widebody airplane of our all-Boeing fleet,” said Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines. With the delivery of its first 787-8,…

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Royal Jordanian's First 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT, Wash/PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Royal Jordanian celebrated this week the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane will play a central role in the Amman-based airline’s strategic plan for fleet modernization. Royal Jordanian acquired this airplane through leasing company AerCap. “We are delighted to receive our first 787 which will…

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BOC Aviation Announce Order for 82 Airplanes

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced an order this week by BOC Aviation for 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range). The order, valued at $8.8 billion at list prices, is the largest in BOC Aviation’s 20-year history and part of the Singapore-based leasing company’s effort to grow its…

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Aegean Airlines adds additional aircraft to previous A320ceo order

Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for two additional A320ceo aircraft, adding to a previous order for five A320s aircraft placed in September 2007. All aircraft will be equipped with Airbus “Sharklet” fuel saving wing tip devices and will be powered by IAE V2500 engines. The aircraft will also…

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Silk Way Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Two 747-8 Freighters

EVERETT, Wash. /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Silk Way Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s two 747-8 Freighters. The first airplane delivered last week and the second airplane delivered this week. Both new 747-8 Freighters will bring new levels of efficiency to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier. “We strive to be a successful…

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IAG firms up for 8 Airbus A350-900

International Airlines Group (IAG) has converted eight A350-900 options into firm orders for Iberia. The airline becomes a new customer for the fast-selling A350XWB Family. The aircraft will be equipped with efficient Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines and will deliver huge operational benefits through Airbus’ unique family values. The A350 XWB is the latest addition…

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ANA Holdings firms up order for A320neo

ANA Holdings has firmed up an order Friday for 30 A320neo Family aircraft (seven A320neo and 23 A321neo). The initial agreement was announced in March 2014. The aircraft will be part of ANA Holdings fleet development and modernisation strategy to replace its existing single-aisle fleet in the coming years. Deliveries will start from 2016. Shinichiro…

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