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Boeing Delivers First 747-8 and 777 Freighters to Korean Air

EVERETT, Wash., /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air celebrated delivery of the airline’s first 747-8 and 777 Freighters. With the milestone delivery, Korean Air becomes the first airline in the world to operate both the 747-8 and 777 Freighters. “We are very proud to become the first airline in the world to have…

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Etihad Airways orders two more A330-200 Freighters

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has signed a firm order for two additional A330-200F freighter aircraft to meet their growth plans in the cargo market. The airline was a launch customer and the launch operator of the A330-200F, having taken delivery of its first aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow…

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AirBridge Cargo Airlines Receives its First Boeing 747-8 Freighter

EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated yesterday the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline. “The introduction of the Boeing 747-8F represents a huge commitment to our customers since we are investing in state of the art equipment to further…

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Evergreen International Airlines to Introduce Boeing 747-400 Freighter

SEATTLE / Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Evergreen International Airlines, a subsidiary of Evergreen International Aviation announced, last week the airline will introduce the 747-400 Boeing Converted Freighter to its fleet with delivery to Evergreen in 2012. The conversion will be the 50th 747-400 jetliner to be modified to a freighter configuration by Boeing, which provides…

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FedEx Announces Order for Boeing 767 and 777 Freighters

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) announced today that FedEx Express has ordered 27 767-300 Freighters and has exercised existing options for two additional 777 Freighters. The new 777 Freighters will support FedEx’s growth in the international cargo market. The 767 Freighter will be a new model for the Memphis, Tenn.-based freight carrier’s fleet…

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Etihad Airways Orders Two Boeing 777 Freighters

Sunday December 11, 2011 came the announcement from the airline for two more aircraft. The Boeing 777 freighter has become a cornerstone in the cargo carriers market. Etihad Airways was founded in 2003 and has rapidly become the forefront of carriers in its geographical area. The order also increases Etihad’s current Boeing 777 backlog to…

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Humanitarian aid flown to Dubai for “Action Against Hunger”

Airbus Corporate Foundation and MASkargo help fight famine in East Africa An Airbus A330-200F just delivered to Malaysian airline MASkargo has arrived at Dubai during the Dubai Airshow carrying forty tonnes of high energy food. This flight, facilitated by the Airbus Corporate Foundation, along with MASkargo and Action Against Hunger, will boost crucial stocks at…

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Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two Boeing 777 Freighters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced an order for two Boeing 777 Freighters at the 2011 Dubai Air Show. Valued at $560 million at current list prices, the airplanes will increase the airline’s 777 Freighter fleet to eight when delivered. “As we accelerate efforts…

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Boeing Celebrates 747-8 Freighter Delivery with Atlas Air and British Airways

Atlas Air subsidiary, GSS, to operate freighter for British Airways World Cargo EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) celebrated the delivery flight Thursday of the first 747-8 Freighter for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. The delivery is the first of nine 747-8 Freighters Atlas Air has on order. Atlas Air’s 49 percent subsidiary, Global…

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Cathay Pacific’s First 747-8 Freighter Delivered

Cathay Pacific is first operator of newest Boeing freighter in Asia Pacific EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered a 747-8 Freighter to Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways, making it the second freight operator worldwide to take delivery of Boeing’s newest freighter. With this new addition to its fleet, Cathay…

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First Boeing 747 – 8 Freighter Delivered

EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cargolux Airlines shared another milestone in the history of the iconic 747, as the airline took delivery of the first Boeing 747-8 Freighter earlier this week. Following delivery at the Boeing Delivery Center at the company’s Everett site, the airplane departed for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, where the…

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Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order for Four 777 Freighters

Airline becomes the first African carrier to order Boeing’s 777 Freighter EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters, making Ethiopian Airlines the first African carrier to order the twin-engine freighter. The order is valued at approximately $1.1 billion at list prices and was…

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