Aircraft

First 787-9 Dreamliner Features New Boeing Livery

July 29, 2013 0

  Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is making progress with its first 787-9 Dreamliner, most recently painting it in the new Boeing Commercial Airplanes livery. The refreshed look for the Boeing family began with the 747-8 and […]

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IAG Releases Long-Haul Fleet Orders

April 4, 2013 0

Owner of British Airways (BA) and Iberia, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reached agreement with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for new long-haul aircraft for the group’s fleet, subject to approval by IAG shareholders. It plans to […]

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Boeing Delivers 1,000th Aircraft to China

April 2, 2013 0

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing and China Eastern Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th Boeing aeroplane for China.  Boeing forecasts that China will need 5,260 new aircraft, valued at US$670 billion, in the next 20 […]

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Lyon Handles World's Largest Aircraft

February 25, 2013 0

An Antonov 225 freighter arrived at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport on January 31, marking the first time the French airport had handled the world’s largest aircraft type.  The widebodied freighter is 275ft-long (84m) with a wingspan […]

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Aeromexico Finalises Boeing Order

November 6, 2012 0

Boeing and Aeromexico have finalised an order for 60 737 MAX 8s and 9s, with reconfirmation rights for 30 additional 737 MAXs.  The order has been valued at more than $6 billion. The total number […]

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RwandAir Takes Delivery of First CRJ900 NextGen

October 23, 2012 0

Bombardier Aerospace has delivered the first of two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets ordered by RwandAir.  The carrier’s firm order for the CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, along with options for two additional CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, was announced […]