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Archive for March 2015

Vietnam Airlines reveals livery of its first A350 XWB

The first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines has been rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse on Friday 6th March, featuring the airline’s updated distinctive blue and gold lotus livery. The aircraft, which will be leased from AerCap, is now entering the advanced stage of production. This will include installation of the engines,…

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Cargolux Airlines Celebrate 30th Direct Delivery 747 Freighter

EVERETT, Wash, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Cargolux Airlines are celebrating the 30th direct delivery of a 747 Freighter to the Luxembourg-based cargo carrier. To mark the occasion, Cargolux’s latest 747-8 Freighter carries a special decal of the “Father of the Boeing 747,” Joe Sutter, the Boeing engineer who led the team that designed the airplane.…

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Aerolineas Argentinas first of four new A330-200s on order

Argentina’s flagship carrier, Aerolineas Argentinas, has taken delivery of their first new, directly purchased Airbus A330-200 aircraft as a part of the carrier’s fleet renewal strategy. The aircraft, equipped with GE engines, joins the airline’s existing fleet of 11 Airbus widebody aircraft, comprising four A330-200s and seven A340s. “The addition of this new A330-200 to…

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Ryanair Announce Order for Three Additional NG 737-800s

DUBLIN, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair have announced an order for three Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is valued at $280 million at current list prices. With this order the Irish low-cost carrier now has unfilled orders for 174 Next-Generation 737-800s and…

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Silk Way West Announce Order for Three 747-8 Freighters

BAKU, Azerbaijan, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes valued at more than $1.1 billion at current list prices. “Silk Way Airlines’ success and profitability as a cargo operator is a direct result of investing in its fleet and services and growing its regional…

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