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2014-02-24 08:21:45

All Nippon Airways Spearheads Quick and Quantitative Composite Inspection Method BELTSVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium, Inc. today announced that Boeing has included a procedure for using Imperium's ultrasonic imaging device, the Acoustocam(TM), in its 787 Dreamliner Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) manual. The procedure provides a method to inspect the 787 Dreamliner's carbon fiber-composite airframe in the field quickly and nondestructively. (Photo:...

2013-10-15 08:22:22

Alternative option for simple, quick nondestructive testing of composites now available BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium Inc.'s ultrasonic imaging device, Acoustocam(TM), is in the final stages of being included as an inspection option on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading commercial aircraft manufacturer. Acoustocam is a nondestructive testing solution that generates real-time, high resolution images of...

2013-08-16 16:20:22

Aeromexico to use 787 Dreamliner on key routes to North America, Europe and Asia SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA], International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Aeromexico celebrated the first delivery of a 787 Dreamliner for use by the Mexico City-based carrier today. The airplane, delivered from Boeing's Everett, Wash., delivery center on Thursday, took off for Mexico City today. "The arrival of Aeromexico's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner represents a...

2013-07-09 00:20:08

Beyond The Dream -- Hainan Airlines' Five-Star Flight HAIKOU, China, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines, stock code: 600221) formally took delivery its first 787 Dreamliner aircraft on 7 July at 11 a.m., when the plane (code-named B2722) successfully landed at Haikou Meilan International Airport. With the delivery completed, Hainan Airlines becomes the second Chinese airline with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of its fleet. At the welcoming...

2013-07-04 04:20:05

Boeing 787 to fuel growth of Hainan Airlines' North American routes NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Hainan Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. The delivery is the first of 10 787s for Hainan Airlines. "Today is a great day for Hainan Airlines as the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world joins our fleet," said Mu Weigang, vice chairman of Hainan Airlines. "The 787...

2013-06-28 12:21:00

- ILFC becomes first leasing company to take delivery of 787 EVERETT, Wash., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Norwegian celebrated several milestones Thursday during a delivery ceremony for a new 787 Dreamliner. It was the first 787 delivered to ILFC and its lessee, Norwegian, which will operate the airplane. The 787 also marked the 700(th) airplane Boeing delivered to ILFC. "Today's delivery is a tremendous...

2013-06-27 08:20:38

LONDON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and British Airways announced the delivery today of the UK carrier's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The British Airways 787 departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on Wednesday, June 26, arriving at London's Heathrow Airport today at 12:10 pm local time. The airplane was welcomed to its Heathrow home by Willie Walsh, chief executive officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), the company that owns British Airways. "The 787...

2013-05-31 08:20:08

- First UK airline to operate the 787 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Thomson Airways announced the delivery today of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of eight 787s Thomson Airways has on order, is the first to be delivered to a UK airline. Thousands gathered to watch Thomson's 787 Dreamliner arrive at Manchester Airport, completing its delivery flight from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Senior Thomson...

2012-11-05 08:22:10

LONDON, November 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Thomson and First Choice to operate UK's first direct flight to Phuket, Thailand - 787 Dreamliner to fly from London Gatwick in November 2013 - Exclusive 'concept' hotels and unique modern holiday options for customers including 'tour and stay' programme Thomson [http://www.thomson.co.uk ] and First Choice [http://www.firstchoice.co.uk ] have today, 31 October, announced that they...

2012-09-06 02:22:37

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "Today is a great day for Air India as the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world joins our fleet," said Rohit Nandan, Air India Chairman & Managing Director. "The 787 will allow Air India to open new routes in a dynamic marketplace and provide the best in-flight experience for our passengers." Air...