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News: Dubai Airshow 2017: flydubai places $27 billion order with Boeing for 225 737 MAX planes

Boeing and flydubai have signed a landmark agreement today for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $ 27 billion. The deal represents the largest-ever single-aisle jet order – by number of airplanes and total value – from a Middle East carrier. Signed at the 2017 Dubai Airshow in flydubai’s hometown, the agreement includes a commitment for ...

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News: Dubai Airshow 2017: Emirates places $15bn Dreamliner order with Boeing

Boeing and Emirates have announced a commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners at the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The deal, including airplanes and related equipment, is valued at $ 15.1 billion at current list prices. Emirates is the world’s largest Boeing 777 operator and will be the first to receive the new 777X in 2020. In selecting the 787-10, Emirates complements ...

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News: CDB Aviation places $7.4 billion deal with Boeing

Boeing and CDB Aviation today finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, ten 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. The order puts the 737 MAX program over 4,000 orders total. Valued at $ 7.4 billion at current list prices, was announced as a memorandum of understanding at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order includes a conversion of ...

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News: United Airlines waves goodbye to Boeing 747 from Heathrow

As United Airlines celebrates the retirement of the Boeing 747 from its fleet, crowds of well-wishers have gathered at the Queen’s Terminal on to bid a fond farewell to the ‘Queen of the Skies’ and witness the very last United Boeing 747 flight to depart from London Heathrow. Marking this historic occasion, customers, guests, United employees as well as the ...

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News: Ethiopian Airlines receives first African Boeing 787-9

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest 787 touched down in Addis Ababa following a non-stop 8,354-mile flight from Boeing’s Everett, Washington, facility. The airline becomes the first carrier in Africa to operate the 787-9 and extends a tradition of setting ...

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News: Boeing raises guidance following strong third quarter

Boeing has reported third-quarter revenue of $ 24.3 billion with GAAP earnings per share of $ 3.06 and core earnings per share (non-GAAP) of $ 2.72. The figures reflect strong deliveries, services and delivery mix, and overall solid execution, Boeing said in a statement. The company’s cash flow guidance is increased to $ 12.5 billion from $ 12.25 billion, driven ...

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News: Boeing to build new maintenance hanger at Gatwick Airport

Boeing’s proposed plan with Gatwick Airport to build a new aircraft hangar has been granted permission to go ahead by Crawley borough council, with full works scheduled to commence later this year. The facility will be fully operational in early 2019 and will add on-site engineering and maintenance capability for operators of Boeing aircraft at Gatwick, including short haul 737 ...

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News: Boeing rolls first 787-10 Dreamliner off production line

Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner built for Singapore Airlines at its final assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airplane will now undergo the painting of the airline’s livery and begin its system checks, fuelling, and engine runs. Singapore Airlines is due to take delivery of its first 787-10 in the first half of 2018 and ...

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News: Qatar places latest $2.2bn order with Boeing

Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $ 2.16 billion at list prices. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways chief executive and Boeing Commercial Airplanes president Kevin McAllister. “The addition of our very ...

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