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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...

2014-05-21 04:20:08

Efficiency of 737 supports Nok Air's low-cost model BANGKOK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) finalized an order today for eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. Nok Air also announced that it intends to convert one of the 737-800s into a 737 MAX at a later date. "The 737 is the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth over the past 10 years," said Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air. "This order is a...

2014-05-15 12:21:49

MIAMI, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc., ("Eastern") has signed an initial order and placed deposits with the Boeing Company for ten (10) firm Next Generation 737-800 aircraft and purchase rights for ten (10) Boeing MAX 8 aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88055 "Eastern is extremely honored and privileged to be in business with Boeing once again. Eastern's strong relation­ship with Boeing dates back to the 1930's, and later Eastern was...

2014-05-14 12:21:01

SAO PAULO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 e NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, announces it has started the sales of tickets in Brazil today, and in Chile it will start on May 18 2014, of the new international route between Sao Paulo and Santiago. The new destination strengthens GOL's position in Latin America, with the launch of two daily flights from...

2014-04-30 12:22:23

Airline is world's largest 737-800 customer, operates largest Boeing fleet in Europe SEATTLE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair have finalized an order for five additional Next-Generation 737s, valued at $452 million at list prices. Today's announcement brings the total number of unfilled Next-Generation 737 orders for the Ireland-based ultra-low-cost carrier to 180 airplanes. "The 737-800 is the perfect airplane for us as we continue to expand our fleet...

2014-04-09 16:22:23

DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines today operates its first revenue flight utilizing a Boeing 737-800 equipped with Aviation Partner's Boeing Split Scimitar Winglets. The newly designed winglet differs than those currently installed on the carrier's fleet of Boeing 737s, with aerodynamic scimitar tips and a large ventral strake on the bottom of the blended winglet structure. By upgrading the 737-800s with Split Scimitar Winglets, annual fuel savings are...


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