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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 […]

Qatar Airways Cargo Announces Order for Five new Boeing 777 Freighters

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced a significant new order for five Boeing 777 freighters in a packed press conference at the Paris Air Show in the presence of the Minister of Transport and Communications for the State of Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Jassim bin Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. […]

Korean Air Announces Intent to Acquire 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation today announced at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliner airplanes to its fleet, with a commitment to purchase 10 new 787-10s and 10 additional 787-9 airplanes valued at $6.3 billion at current list prices. As part of this agreement, Korean Air will […]

GECAS orders 10 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters, adds 15 options

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) signed an agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] at the Paris Air Show exercising 10 purchase rights to firm orders and adding 15 more purchase rights for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). “Our leasing customers are very pleased with the versatility and reliability of these freighters,” said Richard Greener, SVP […]

American Airlines Releases Update on the Boeing 737 MAX

Cancellations extended through September 3rd. American Airlines remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing in coordination with our union partners, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon. We have been in continuous contact with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of […]