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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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Milestone: Boeing Begins Production of 1,000th 767 Aircraft

Posted September 7, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Tuesday announced that it has begun assembling the 1,000th 767 airplane at its factory in Everett, Washington, marking an important milestone for the company.

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Boeing 787 Test Fleet Keeping Busy All Around the World

Posted September 3, 2010 by BNO News

A week after revealing that the first 787 Dreamliner delivery will once again be delayed, Boeing on Friday issued an impressive rundown of what their test aircraft fleet has been up to.

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Boeing Forecasts $700 Billion Market for Airliners in North America Over Next Two Decades

Posted September 2, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday forecast that air carriers in the U.S. and Canada will take delivery of about 7,200 new airplanes over the next 20 years at an investment of $700 billion.

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Boeing Again Delays 787 First Delivery Date, Now Expected in Mid-First Quarter 2011

Posted August 27, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing announced early Friday morning that it now expects the first delivery of a 787 to take place in the middle of the first quarter in 2011. The company had previously expected to deliver the first copy to launch customer ANA in the fourth quarter of 2010.

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