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Cathay Pacific & Boeing to donate world’s 1st 777 to aviation museum

B-HNL expected to fly into retirement on 18 September from Hong Kong Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic 777-200 airplane (line number WA001 and registered […]

Emirates’ First Class Private Suites Win Gold at Future Travel Experience Awards

Emirates airline’s fully-enclosed First Class Private Suites, launched in November last year on its Boeing 777 aircraft, has been awarded gold by Future Travel Experience (FTE) in the “Up in the Air” category. The FTE Global Awards celebrate the outstanding efforts of organizations that have gone the extra mile to improve the passenger experience both […]

Search for missing Malaysia MH370 plane to end in June 2018

Four years after the MH370 flight disappeared, Malaysia’s civil aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, says that the search for the missing Boeing 777 carrying 239 people on board will end in June, 2018. The plane disappeared en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014. The Malaysian government signed a “no find, no […]

Etihad chooses Boeing 777 over Airbus for cargo operations

Etihad grounded five Airbus 330 freighters and opted for all-Boeing freighter fleet. Reportedly, the grounded aircraft are to be replaced by Boeing 777Fs as part of the restructuring effort the Gulf carrier is currently undergoing. Etihad currently operates five Boeing 777 freighters. The grounded Airbus aircraft reportedly are going to be sold or leased, according […]

Emirates signs multi-million dollar deal with Thales to provide IFEC solutions for new Boeing 777X fleet

Emirates today announced it has signed an agreement with Thales to equip its Boeing 777X fleet with Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system. The airline will work in partnership with Thales to develop and enhance the state-of-the-art inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system to be fitted on its new Boeing 777X aircraft due for delivery starting […]

Lufthansa to invest €100m in the Austrian Airlines fleet

Lufthansa has approved large-scale investments in the Austrian Airlines fleet. The investments will serve as the basis for the Austrian Airlines strategy entitled, “Next Level Austrian”, at the Vienna flight hub, as well as for the acquisition of one additional intercontinental and two additional continental aircraft. These three planes alone represent an investment value of […]