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Archive for November 2016

Airbus A350-1000 jetliner completes its historic first flight

The maiden flight of Airbus’ A350-1000. During more than 4 hours aloft Thursday November 24, 2016, this longest-fuselage version of the A350 XWB demonstrated the performance and efficiency that will be appreciated by airline and aircraft leasing customers worldwide – 11 of which already have ordered 195 A350-1000s from the Middle East, North America, Asia,…

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UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

EVERETT, Wash / Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UPS [NYSE: UPS] announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8…

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