Boeing and Turkish Airlines have finalised an order for 20 Next-Generation 737 aircraft. The order includes 10 737-800s and 10 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The 737-900ER will be the latest 737 family member to join the Turkish Airlines fleet. The order is valued at $1.6 billion at current list prices. Turkish Airlines currently operates a … Continued
The Boeing Company has announced that it will offer the Boeing NewGen Tanker in the competition to supply the U.S. Air Force with a multi-mission aerial refueling aircraft that will meet all the warfighter’s mission requirements for the next several decades.
Dennis Muilenburg, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, said the Boeing NewGen Tanker … Continued
Embraer delivered two EMBRAER 170 jets to Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, this week, at its headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. These aircraft are subject to a lease agreement signed by Embraer and GulfAir just after the Bahrain International Airshow, last January.
“The delivery of these EMBRAER 170 jets … Continued
More information is coming to light about the air traffic controller allowing his children to instruct aircraft at New York's JFK airport. During the visits, over two days (during school holidays) a controller's children cleared aircraft for take-off. The CNN report provides several recordings between aircraft and the control tower - ironically I only hear the parent … Continued
Continental Airlines begins new flights from Los Angeles and Orange County to Maui and a flight between Orange County and Honolulu on Sunday, 7th March.
“We are excited to launch more service to Hawaii,” said Jim Compton, Continental’s executive vice president of marketing. “The new flights to Maui complement our existing service to Honolulu, providing our … Continued
Boeing has delivered two 777 Freighters to Southern Air Holdings, Inc., the first 777s to join the Norwalk, Conn.-based cargo carrier’s fleet.
The addition of these two airplanes makes Southern Air the world’s first aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) operator to feature the 777 Freighter.
“We are thrilled to take delivery of our first two Boeing … Continued
Boeing in conjunction with Air China and Air China Cargo, announced today that the airlines will expand the use of Boeing’s Airplane Health Management (AHM) system to monitor the in-flight condition of the carriers’ Boeing 777 and 747-400 fleets.
The new agreement adds 42 in-service and on-order airplanes to a previous agreement to monitor 117 Air … Continued
AirTran Airways has announced a partnership with American Express OPEN and the OPEN Savings program. To celebrate the partnership, OPEN Savings is sponsoring free onboard Wi-Fi on all AirTran Airways flights from March 13 through March 27, 2010.
Starting today, American Express OPEN card holders will be eligible for a five percent discount on all of … Continued
Airports Council International (ACI) and the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) – a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) – have signed an agreement to open a new ACI Training Centre, making Abu Dhabi the 10th global training hub in the world and the second in the Middle East region.
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