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2013-07-29 04:20:06

SEATTLE, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced it has formally received an order from TUI Travel PLC ("TUI Travel") for 737-800 Split Scimitar Winglets. This program is the culmination of a five year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the existing Blended Winglet...

2013-07-27 04:20:05

EVERETT, Wash., July 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] continues to make progress on the first 787-9 Dreamliner, which also has become the first 787 to don the new Boeing Commercial Airplanes livery. The airplane has just rolled out of the paint hangar. This refreshed look for the Boeing family began with the 747-8 and evolved with the 737 MAX. The new livery retains many of the features of the original 787-8 livery, adding a prominent number on the tail to help distinguish...

2013-07-24 08:22:42

Company provides cost-effective solution for mission-ready passenger aircraft WOOD DALE, Ill., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that the U.S. Marshals Service has signed a purchase commitment for two Boeing 737-400 aircraft for delivery in September. In addition to sourcing the aircraft, AAR will provide airframe and landing gear overhaul, aircraft painting and interior reconfiguration. AAR recently delivered two similar aircraft to the Colombian Air Force as...

2013-07-23 12:21:07

- Engineers begin detailed design RENTON, Wash., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed the firm configuration of the 737 MAX 8. This milestone marks completion of the major trade studies that define the capabilities of the 737 MAX family. "We have defined the design requirements for the 737 MAX that provide our customers with the most value in the single-aisle market," said Michael Teal, chief project engineer, 737 MAX, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "We...

2013-07-17 12:21:01

New winglets to improve fuel efficiency by approximately two percent for airline's next generation Boeing 737 fleet CHICAGO, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft retrofitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight Tuesday in Everett, Wash. This advanced winglet improves on the existing blended winglets United currently has on its next generation 737 fleet. In January, United served as the launch customer for this...

2013-06-19 08:20:45

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Oman Air today announced an order for five Boeing Next-Generation 737-900ER airplanes at the 2013 Paris Air Show. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is valued at $473 million at current list prices. With this order, Oman Air becomes the first customer in the Arabian Gulf region to order 737-900ERs. Currently, the airline operates a fleet of 15 Boeing...

2013-06-19 08:20:20

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ryanair today finalized a firm order for 175 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes valued at $15.6 billion at list prices. The order, originally announced as a commitment in March, is Boeing's largest ever aircraft order from a European airline. At a signing ceremony today at the 2013 Paris Air Show, Michael O'Leary, president and CEO of Ryanair, joined Ray Conner, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, to...

2013-06-17 08:20:58

DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has acquired two Boeing 737-800 aircraft, both manufactured in 2013. The aircraft are on ten-year leases to leading carriers in the United States and in China. The acquisitions were financed with a combination of FLY's unrestricted cash and its aircraft acquisition facility. "FLY has now acquired three 2013 vintage B737-800s this year,...

2013-06-17 00:20:09

Innovative Airline Converts Options to Firm Orders for 135 737-900ER Split Scimitar Winglet Systems SEATTLE, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced it has formally launched the 737-900ER (Extended Range) Split Scimitar Winglet program with an order from United Airlines. Using a newly patented design, the program will consist of retrofitting existing Boeing Next-Generation 737 Blended Winglets by replacing the aluminum winglet tip cap with a...

2013-06-13 16:21:15

-- The carrier is scheduled to take delivery of this new aircraft during the first half of August. MEXICO CITY, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced that it will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner in the first half of August of this year. This will make Aeromexico the first Mexican carrier to operate the airline industry's most current and equipped aircraft to serve all of the airline's customers. (Logo:...