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Aeromexico has inked the largest aircraft deal in Mexican history, committing to 100 new Boeing 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the companies announced Wednesday. The deal would include up to 90 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 narrowbody jets, plus 10 787 widebody airliners. Whether Aeromexico would opt for 787-8s or -9s or a […]
1916: A timber merchant named William E. Boeing and a US Navy engineer named George Conrad Westervelt form a new aircraft company called the Pacific Aero Products Company. A year later it would be renamed Boeing Airplane Company. 1923: Dobrolyot, a Soviet state airline and predecessor of today’s Aeroflot, launches its first scheduled domestic service, […]
United Airlines and Boeing announced an order for 150 737 aircraft Thursday, split between 100 new 737 MAX 9s and 50 current 737-900ERs.
Tracking orders of the two biggest manufacturers at the world’s biggest airshow.
Kuwait’s Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) has committed to buying 20 new Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliners, the firms announced.
United Airlines on Monday presented a first glimpse of the special paint scheme that will appear on their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet.
Air Lease Corporation on Monday became the first leasing company to order the Boeing 737 MAX.