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2014-06-17 16:20:30

New full-flight simulators with advanced certification ready to meet pilot demand SEATTLE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the placement of several new full-flight simulators that expand capabilities for pilot training globally, while bringing more training closer to where airlines operate. Two simulators--a Next-Generation 737 and 777--are now ready for training at the Boeing Flight Services Singapore campus. Another 787 Dreamliner simulator has also been...

2014-04-17 12:22:20

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will introduce the modern, state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on its daily flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal, effective September 1, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76079 The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong...

2014-04-04 12:20:59

Kenyan flag carrier set to add a total of nine Dreamliners to its fleet EVERETT, Wash., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery and flyaway today of the Kenyan flag carrier's first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways' home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The 787 will form the backbone of the airline's future...

2014-03-25 12:21:06

8-Day Immersion in the Region's Rich History Includes Stay Overlooking Durban's Famed Golden Mile Beachfront plus Tours, Starting at Just $1,999* (restr. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is showcasing South Africa's vibrant and diverse KwaZulu-Natal region, also known as the "Sunshine Coast," with a specially-priced package that starts at just $1,999* (restrictions apply). The "Sunny South Africa"...

2014-03-06 12:20:10

Package Offered at Minimum of $380 off Per Person; Features Cape Town, Tours and Luxurious Safari FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is offering 10% off of its 8-day "Cape and Safari Escape" air-inclusive vacation package for bookings made by April 15th. The discount represents a minimum of approximately $380 discount per person off of the package's starting price of $3,820* (restr. apply). "Cape and Safari Escape"...

2014-02-05 04:20:24

Order for three Next-Generation 737-700s with purchase rights for additional three airplanes MAPUTO, Mozambique, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and LAM - Linhas Aereas de Mocambique (LAM - Mozambique Airlines) announced an order today for three Next-Generation 737-700 airplanes. The order, valued at $228 million at list prices, includes purchase rights for three additional Next-Generation 737s. The order, formally signed in November 2013 and was previously...

2014-02-04 23:00:42

2013 Airline On-Time Performance Service (OPS) Finalists Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the finalists for the 5th Annual Airline On-time Performance Service Awards. A full detailed report announcing the winners in each category will be announced on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 EST. The report covers airlines in the following categories:     Major International...

2014-02-03 12:21:18

Wine and Culinary Vacation Focuses Exclusively on the Cape Wine Region and Provides Experiences with Celebrated Winemakers; 8-Day Package Priced Starting at Just $3,450* (rest. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) has developed a wine and culinary-themed package designed to satisfy the most ardent oenophile. Priced starting at just $3,450* (restr. apply), the 8-day "Sommelier's Choice" air-inclusive vacation...

2014-01-29 16:20:35

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, has announced that it is resuming its popular non-stop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York - JFK International Airport. The non-stop flight will resume on March 9(th), nearly three weeks ahead of its original schedule of March 28th. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/FL77195LOGO ) While SAA's New York-Johannesburg flight has continued...

2014-01-27 08:20:17

Airline's 19th flight is most of any carrier involved in Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flight program EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered with two Puget Sound-based non-profit organizations, Seattle Alliance Outreach and Evangelical Africa Mission Outreach, to transport 7,300 pounds (3,311 kilograms) of medical and educational supplies to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on a newly delivered 777-300ER (Extended...


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