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2011-08-10 18:00:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier has ordered eight Boeing 777 Freighters and four 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes. The order is valued at $3.3 billion at list prices. With this announcement, Cathay Pacific becomes the 15th customer to order the 777 Freighter and increases its Boeing 777-300ER fleet to 50. "We are very pleased to announce this latest Boeing order, which highlights our...

2011-06-23 13:00:00

EVERETT, Wash., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced the delivery of a 777 Freighter to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Crystal Cargo. Etihad Crystal Cargo is the fast growing cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. The freighter is Etihad's first Boeing freighter and joins the airline's existing Boeing 777 fleet, which includes seven 777-300ERs. The 777 Freighter is the world's longest-range, twin-engine freighter and features...

2011-05-19 06:10:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lufthansa Cargo have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters. The order is valued at $1.35 billion, based on Boeing list prices. The airplanes will help Lufthansa Cargo in its initiative to modernize and expand its fleet. Lufthansa Cargo previously indicated its intention to order the freighters in March 2011. "The 777 freighter is highly regarded for its fuel efficiency and a noise footprint significantly smaller than...

2011-02-28 10:50:00

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hauling everything from giant panda bears to high-performance race cars the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 freighter in its first two years in service is earning the reputation as the work horse of the industry. The growing fleet of 777 freighters has flown approximately 120,000 hours and boasts a daily utilization rate of 11.34 hours. Fleet schedule reliability is at 99.37 percent, which means the freighter has a near-perfect record of on-time...

2010-07-16 10:33:00

SEATTLE, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and LAN CARGO, a leading Latin American cargo airline, today announced that the airline will join Boeing's Component Services Program (CSP). The program will provide LAN CARGO timely, worldwide access to spare parts for the carrier's 777 Freighter fleet. LAN CARGO becomes the 12th airline in the 777 Component Services Program, which is offered jointly by Boeing and Air France Industries/KLM Engineering & Maintenance. CSP...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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