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Photos: Lufthansa Launches A380 Service to San Francisco

Posted May 11, 2011 by Brandon Farris

San Francisco crowds welcomed Lufthansa’s first A380 service from Frankfurt on Tuesday.

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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)
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Fat Guy On a Little Runway: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at Reagan National

Posted May 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour made its way to an improbable destination on Monday — Washington’s Reagan National Airport — a field that will almost certainly never see scheduled 787 service due to its size constraints.

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PHOTOS: First Airbus A380 for China Southern Emerges from the Paint Shop

Posted June 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airbus has released photos of the first A380 super jumbo jet destined for China Southern Airlines. The Guangzhou-based carrier will become the world’s seventh operator of the A380 when this aircraft is delivered in the second half of this year.

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Some new Airbus A320neo jets could be built in Alabama. (Photo by Airbus)
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Airbus to Build A320 Factory in Alabama

Posted June 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Airbus would spend hundreds of millions of dollars to build their first manufacturing facility in the United States.

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Photos: First Look at ANA’s First Boeing 787, Inside and Out

Posted August 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

After Boeing and All Nippon Airways revealed the first 787 Dreamliner to be delivered, we got some close up looks at the new state-of-the-art aircraft, from the unique paint scheme outside to the economy class seats in the main cabin.

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Paris Air Show Order Wrap-up: Airbus Outsells Boeing for Second Straight Year

Posted June 28, 2011 by Brandon Farris

The 2011 Paris Air Show was the best ever for Airbus, earning firm orders for 418 aircraft worth about $44 billion at list prices, compared to only 47 planes valued at $7.5 billion for Boeing.

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Sneak Peek Photos: Inside a Boeing 747-8I Under Construction

Posted February 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

We got a sneak peek inside a new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental being built in Everett, Wash. on Saturday, a day ahead of the model’s first public display.

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First Photo: Boeing 747-8I Makes its Public Debut

Posted February 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s newest passenger jet, the 747-8 Intercontinental was displayed to the public for the first time at a ceremony at the plane builder’s Everett, Wash. factory on Sunday morning.

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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 and ANA Unveil First 787 Dreamliner for Delivery

Posted August 6, 2011 by Nate Strong

Boeing today, in conjunction with 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways, rolled out the first 787-8 commercial airliner to be used in revenue passenger service.

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Boeing 737 MAX to Offer 7 Percent Operating Cost Advantage Over Airbus A320NEO, Manufacturer Says

Posted September 1, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Boeing has announced its intentions to update the engines of the current 737 airliner and launch a new line of jets dubbed the 737 MAX family.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Visit China, Ethiopia, Kenya and Qatar on Six Month World Tour

Posted November 25, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Boeing will send its new 787 Dreamliner to at least four countries on two continents during a six month world tour, the company announced this week.

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Airbus A350 XWB MSN-001. (Photo by P. Masclet/Airbus)
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Video: First Airbus A350 Rolls Out Of Assembly Hangar

Posted December 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Airbus’s first flyable A350 XWB test aircraft has rolled out of the main assembly building in Toulouse and into a testing hangar.

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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) receives a water cannon salute upon arrival at Washington Dulles. (Photo by Cary Liao/NYCAviation)
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Lufthansa Flies First Ever Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Service From Frankfurt to Washington

Posted June 2, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Three-hundred and sixty-two passengers, media and VIP guests received the ride of a lifetime Friday as Lufthansa and Boeing celebrated the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental flight in Washington DC.

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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental taxis for departure to Frankfurt. (Photo by Chris Sloan/Airchive.com)
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160 Photos of Lufthansa’s First Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

Posted May 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Formally delivered late last week, the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental actually flew home to Frankfurt with its Lufthansa owners on Tuesday.

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Armavia's first and only Superjet 100 (EK95015) is seen at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport after its inaugural flight in April 2011. (Photo by Leonid Faerberg via Wikipedia)
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Superjet Launch Customer Armavia Returns ‘Unreliable’ Plane to Sukhoi

Posted August 7, 2012 by BNO News

Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to reliability problems and says it will buy a western plane instead.

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Korean Air Orders Five Airbus A330s and Two Boeing 777s

Posted May 5, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Korean Air has announced an order for five new Airbus A330-200s along with two additional Boeing 777-300ERs, with a total value of $1.58 billion at list prices.

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Test aircraft ZA102, piloted by 787 Chief Test Pilot Capt. Mike Carriker, touches down on its final certification flight, a 90-minute hop from Billings, Mont
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Boeing 787 Completes Certification Test Flights

Posted August 18, 2011 by Brandon Farris

What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.

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Air France-KLM Inks Firm Order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted January 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

KLM will begin receiving Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in 2016 with a new order worth up to $11.4 billion.

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Photo Gallery: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Unveiled in Washington

Posted February 13, 2011 by Nate Strong

Spectacular shots of Boeing’s newest jumbo jet.

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