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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 04:20:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Jet Airways and Jet Lite to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for their new fleet of 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility located in Troy, Ohio. The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat...

2014-07-14 08:20:58

737's reliability and efficiency supports Okay Airways' growth FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Okay Airways announced an order today for six 737 MAX 8s and four Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at $980 million at current list prices. Okay Airways, the first privately owned airline in China, also announced it will convert five 737-800s from a previous order into 737-900ERs (Extended Range). With today's conversion announcement, Okay...

2014-07-13 08:20:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company to supply wheels and carbon brakes for all models of the Boeing 737 MAX. The company will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the main wheel, nose wheel and carbon brakes for the 737 MAX. The carbon brakes...

2014-07-13 08:20:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has received FAA supplemental type certification (STC) for its new tablet-based electronic flight bag (EFB) system on the Airbus A320 series aircraft. The system allows tablet devices, such as an Apple® iPad, to display critical flight information for enhanced operational effectiveness and offers a clear upgrade path to accommodate future airspace technologies. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit...

2014-07-10 12:21:00

Alaska Airlines is the launch customer for new bins RENTON, Wash., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced the launch of its new Space Bins today, which provide more room for carry-on bags. Space Bins are now available as an optional feature on new Next-Generation 737s and 737 MAX airplanes. Each of the larger Space Bins will stow six bags, two more than the current pivot bins installed on Next-Generation 737s with the Boeing Sky Interior. That's based on a...

2014-06-16 08:20:35

Turkish flag carrier now has 65 orders for the 737 MAX ISTANBUL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines today finalized an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The order follows the announcement in May 2013 when the Turkish flag carrier placed the largest Boeing order in the airline's history for 50 737 MAXs and 20 Next-Generation 737s. "Today's order represents another component of our continuous growth strategy,...

2014-06-11 16:20:59

WICHITA, Kan., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced it has successfully completed 5,000 Next-Generation 737 deliveries to Boeing. Spirit has been delivering Next-Generation 737s from Wichita since 1998. The company builds the 737 fuselage, engine struts and nacelles in Wichita and wing components in its Tulsa, Okla. facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117139 "Spirit is extremely proud of our partnership with Boeing and...

2014-06-10 16:21:35

Business jet market shows continued interest in Boeing widebody airplanes SEATTLE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Business Jets (BBJ) today announced the order of a BBJ 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane to an undisclosed customer. "2014 continues to be a positive year for BBJ with strong order activity," said Capt. Steve Taylor, president, Boeing Business Jets. "Customers are showing strong interest in our wide-body VIP products and the BBJ 777-300ER is an...

2014-05-30 12:21:46

737-800s to be used for airline's fleet renewal program NAHA, Japan, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) finalized an order today for 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The arrival of the new 737-800s in 2016 will mark the start of the airline's fleet renewal program. "This order is a key part of our strategy to bring the highest levels of comfort, amenity and convenience to the people of Okinawa, by continuing to operate the most...


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