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Archive for September 2015

Air China takes delivery of its 50th A330

China’s flag carrier Air China has taken delivery of its 50th A330 in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A330-300 is the first 242 tonnes maximum take-off-weight (MTOW) version to be operated by a Chinese airline. The increased MTOW allows airlines to operate longer range at improved operating costs. Displaying a special livery to celebrate the…

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Cathay Pacific Airways Celebrate 70th 777 Delivery

EVERETT, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated a significant achievement Monday with the delivery of the airline’s 70th 777 aircraft – also the last and 53rd 777-300ER (Extended Range) of its confirmed orders – that has made Cathay Asia’s largest operator of the 777 fleet. With the delivery, Cathay Pacific’s 777 aircraft fleet…

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