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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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Cathay Pacific Airways Order additional Boeing aircraft

Cathay Pacific Airways Order s additional wide-body Boeings HONG KONG – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways announced that Cathay Pacific has ordered an additional 747-8 Freighter and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order, valued at about $1 billion at current list prices, will bolster Cathay Pacific’s 747-8 Freighter fleet and 777-300ER fleet…

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Cathay Pacific Airways Announce Order for 21 777-9Xs

HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Cathay Pacific announced Friday the airline’s decision to become Asia’s first 777X customer with an order for 21 777-9X airplanes, as part of Cathay’s future long-haul fleet strategy. The order is valued at more than $7 billion at current list prices. “The 777-9X promises us improved payload range…

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Airbus delivers its 1,000th A330 to Cathay Pacific

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th A330. The aircraft, an A330-300 powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, was handed over to Cathay Pacific Airways at special ceremony in Toulouse today. Cathay Pacific together with its sister airline Dragonair is the world’s largest operator of the A330, with a total of 56…

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Cathay Pacific selects Airbus A350-1000

Courtesy Airbus Cathay Pacific Airways Thursday July 12, 2012 announced that it intends to add the A350-1000 to its future A350 XWB fleet, with an agreement to place a new order for 10 aircraft. In addition, the Hong Kong-based airline will convert 16 of its existing orders for the A350-900 to the larger A350-1000. The…

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Cathay Pacific Airways orders 15 more A330s

World’s most popular mid-size widebody stays high in demand Cathay Pacific Airways has placed a firm order with Airbus for 15 more A330-300s. Scheduled for delivery from 2013, the aircraft will join the airline’s existing A330 fleet flying on services across the Asia-Pacific region. As with the airline’s existing A330 fleet, the newly ordered aircraft…

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Boeing, Cathay Pacific Announce Order for More 777-300ERs

Courtesy Boeing HONG KONG, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier ordered 10 Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes valued at $2.8 billion at list price. Cathay Pacific first announced its selection of the 777-300ER for its fleet requirements in 2005. With this…

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Boeing, Cathay Pacific Airways Finalize Contract for Six 777-300ERs

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier has exercised existing purchase rights for six additional Boeing 777-300ERs (extended range). The six new airplanes, with an estimated value of US$1.6 billion at Boeing list prices, will increase Cathay Pacific’s 777-300ER future fleet from…

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Cathay Pacific Airways firms up order for 30 A350 XWBs

(Courtesy Airbus) Cathay Pacific Airways has firmed up a previously announced commitment for 30 all-new A350 XWB long range aircraft. The purchase agreement was finalised in Hong Kong today by Tony Tyler, Chief Executive, Cathay Pacific Airways and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer Customers, Airbus. The aircraft will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.…

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Cathay Pacific Airways to order 30 A350 XWBs

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it has selected the all-new A350 XWB to form the backbone of its future mid-size widebody fleet, following the signature of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Airbus for the order of 30 aircraft. The Hong Kong-based airline has selected the A350-900 variant of…

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