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2014-10-20 12:22:22

First humanitarian delivery flight from Boeing South Carolina NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kenya Airways have partnered with First Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas, to transport medical equipment to Kajiado, Kenya, on a newly delivered 787 Dreamliner from the company's North Charleston, S.C., facility. The supplies, including examination tables and other equipment, will benefit Kenyan children served by the Africa Inland Church...

2014-09-28 04:20:13

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Etihad Airways and Boeing celebrated the roll out of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner at an event in Seattle, Washington overnight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140928/148805 The aircraft featured Etihad Airways' new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery which was unveiled in Hamburg, Germany this week. James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways Aviation Group, said the airline was proud to be one of the world's largest...

2014-09-20 12:20:15

Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is worth more than $2.1 billion at list prices and also includes options and purchase rights for a further 15 737 MAX 8s. The order represents the largest single Boeing order by number of...

2014-08-25 12:20:31

EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL TRADE SHOW FEATURES 30 AFRICAN SUPPLIERS FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, and South Africa-based event specialist, On Show Solutions, have raised the bar this year for their popular trade show with an increase in exhibitor numbers and an enhancement to the format. The Africa Showcase features suppliers from across Southern and East Africa that represent hotels, safari...

2014-08-05 12:20:55

Low Fares From New York & Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, launched the "Fares So Low, You Gotta Go" sale, with low fares starting at $899* round-trip (restrictions apply) from New York-JFK Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. These fares, which include taxes and fees, are available for purchase now through Aug. 17 for...

2014-07-17 12:21:36

Flights on Sale from $1,055* Round-trip (restrictions apply) FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline is offering special sale fares for travel this fall from New York (JFK Airport) and Washington, DC (Dulles Airport) to destinations throughout Africa including; Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban in South Africa; Dakar, Senegal; Lusaka, Zambia, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Harare, Zimbabwe; Blantyre and Lilongwe in...

2014-07-16 04:20:39

-737-700C enables airlines to alternate between all-passenger, all-cargo layouts FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Air Algerie today announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-700C (Convertible) airplanes, valued at $152 million at current list prices. The order continues Air Algerie's fleet renewal and expansion following January's order for eight 737-800s. The addition of 737-700Cs to the Algerian-flag carrier's fleet will...

2014-07-15 12:20:36

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Air Maroc, the national carrier of Morocco, has decided to introduce the E190 as part of a fleet upgrade to open new routes and to increase the number of short and medium-haul frequencies from its Casablanca International Airport hub in Morocco. The airline has signed a lease agreement for four E-Jets with Aldus Aviation, the Irish specialist E-Jet lessor. The first E190 is expected to be delivered during the...

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...


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