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Air Premia Announces Commitment for Five Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets

Boeing and Air Premia announced last week that the Korean startup airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation earlier this year. Air Premia, which plans to launch operations in 2020 is poised to become South Korea’s second Dreamliner operator. The commitment, valued […]

FlyDubai introduces Split Scimitar® Winglets on its Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 Fleet

Dubai-based carrier FlyDubai becomes the first airline in the Middle East to invest in this technology, the new winglets will help improve fuel efficiency and deliver both financial and environmental benefits. Dubai-based flydubai has announced today the completion of the first Split Scimitar Winglets installation on its fleet of Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, becoming the […]

Boeing Delivers First 787-10 Dreamliner for Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA)

Boeing delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the benchmark for fuel efficiency and operating economics and will complement SAUDIA’s fleet of 787-9. “SAUDIA operates a state-of-the-art fleet equipped with the […]

China Airlines Orders Six Boeing 777 Freighters

China Airlines finalized its agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] to order six 777 Freighters to modernize its cargo fleet. The carrier, which currently operates one of the world’s largest 747 Freighter fleets, plans to transition to the largest and longest range twin-engine freighters in the industry as it launches operations from Taipei to North America, a […]

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Order’s Two Boeing 777 Jets

Boeing and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today announced that the carrier has ordered two more 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes as it continues to operate one of Europe’s most modern and efficient fleet.  The order, valued at $751 million at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. […]

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Home on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The flight from Seattle to Cairo represented the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel and the delivery flight launched a Boeing program that offers operators the option to use sustainable fuel for flight home. Boeing today delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement with AerCap. Egypt’s national carrier took advantage […]

Boeing takes US$4.9bn 737 Max hit in second quarter

Boeing has said it will record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, in connection with the grounding of the 737 Max. The plane is currently out of operation following two crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The charge, which also reflects associated delivery delays, will result in a $5.6 billion reduction of […]

KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Arrives at Schiphol Airport

The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, “Oranjebloesem” (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is the first European airline to operate this more sustainable and economical aircraft. The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has the same efficient engines as the 787-9. The combination of these engines with […]