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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Use 777-200LR Delivery Flight to Transport Critical Medical Supplies

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing partnered Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach for this week’s delivery of anesthesia equipment to Ethiopia’s largest hospital.

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Boeing Phantom Ray UAV Hitches Piggyback Ride Aboard NASA Space Shuttle Carrier

Posted December 14, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s new Phantom Ray unmanned aircraft took to the air for the first time on Monday, with some help from one of NASA’s 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.

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Flight 447 Fallout: Air France Accuses Airbus of Ignoring Speed Sensor Warnings

Posted November 27, 2010 by BNO News

Air France has accused Airbus of ignoring warnings over faulty speed sensors that may have contributed to the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.

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Exclusive Look On-Board Ethiopian Airlines’ First Boeing 777-200LR: Photo Gallery

Posted November 22, 2010 by David Lilienthal

NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.

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Air China Orders 20 New Airbus A330s and A350s

Posted November 18, 2010 by BNO News

Beijing-based Air China on Thursday announced that it will buy 20 Airbus planes for $4.49 billion.

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Boeing’s 900th 777 Delivered to Ethiopian Airlines

Posted November 17, 2010 by BNO News

Ethiopian Airlines took delivery of the 900th Boeing 777 ever built, the airline’s first 777-200LR.

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Rolls-Royce Discovers Cause of Qantas Airbus A380 Engine Explosion

Posted November 12, 2010 by BNO News

Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered Qantas A380 that was forced to make an emergency landing last week.

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Fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Forces Emergency Landing

Posted November 9, 2010 by BNO News

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight test was evacuated on Tuesday after landing in Texas due to smoke detected in the cockpit, the FAA said.

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Boeing Warns 787 Customers of New 10 Month Delivery Delays

Posted November 5, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing has told several of its customers, including ANA, Korean and Air India, that deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner will suffer new delays of at least another 10 months.

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China to Become World’s Second Largest Airliner Market By 2030: Report

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

China is expected to become the world’s number two plane market as it will require 4,330 new commercial airplanes valued at $480 billion over the 20 years, Boeing projected on Tuesday.

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Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Traffic to Triple in Next Two Decades

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

World air cargo traffic will expand at a 5.9 percent annual rate over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic expected to triple through 2029, Boeing projected on Tuesday.

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Boeing Boosts Forecasts After Posting Strong 3rd Quarter Results

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Wednesday announced that it recorded a 2 percent increase in third quarter revenues, earning $16.96 billion better than analysts’ expectations of $16.72 billion.

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NetJets Signs Order For Up To 125 New Embraer Aircraft

Posted October 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Brazil’s Embraer on Monday announced it had signed an agreement to sell up to 125 aircraft with a total value of $1 billion to NetJets, the fractional jet ownership company owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway.

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Turkish Airlines Receives First Boeing 777-300ER

Posted October 14, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday delivered the first 777-300ER to Turkish Airlines, the first of twelve purchased in 2009.

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Video: Boeing 747-8 Freighter Splash Test

Posted October 11, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing engineers built a giant puddle and repeatedly drove a new Boeing 747-8 Freighter through it to make sure the water wouldn’t get into anything it’s not supposed to.

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Air Lease Corporation Finalizes Order of 60 Boeing 737-800s

Posted October 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing announced on Monday that Air Lease Corporation has completed an agreement to purchase up to 60 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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Boeing, Air China Announce Order For Four Boeing 777-300ERs

Posted September 27, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing and Air China on Monday announced an order for four 777-300ERs for $1.1 billion at current list prices.

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Boeing Completes Production of First F/A-18F Super Hornet for Royal Australian Air Force

Posted September 23, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday announced that it has completed the production of the first F/A-18F Super Hornet for the Royal Australian Air Force.

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Cathay Pacific Exercises Purchase Rights to Acquire Six More Boeing 777-300ERs

Posted September 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing on Wednesday announced the finalization of a deal to sell six additional 777-300ERs to Cathay Pacific after the Hong Kong-based carrier exercised an existing option.

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Boeing Forecasts Steady Market Growth for Airliners in Africa

Posted September 22, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing forecasts that air carriers in Africa will experience steady growth over the next 20 years as air travel in Africa continues to grow with the economy, the company said.

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