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2014-06-18 16:21:14

FlyersRights' Position On Boeing 787 Approval For Long-Haul Operations WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FLYERSRIGHTS.ORG, the largest passenger advocacy organization, issued a statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) issuance of Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the recent approval of the Boeing 787-9 (stretch model). ETOPS approval is required for two engine commercial aircraft flying long distances away from...

2014-03-27 00:20:13

PERTH, Australia, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The disappearance of Flight MH370 could have only involved human input, according to a veteran Boeing 777 check captain. Speaking exclusively to www.AirlineRatings.com the check captain said that given the facts we know, for MH370 to end its flight in the southern Indian Ocean, "human input was essential". "We are not dealing with an out of control plane," he said. "It is impossible for the Boeing 777 to fly this course by...

2014-03-04 04:20:27

BEIJING, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will commence Beijing-Washington nonstop service on June 10, 2014, making Washington the 7(th) North American destination that Air China serves alongside New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Hawaii and Vancouver. It will expand the carrier's North American schedule and cement its presence in the North American market, offering a new bridge of exchanges between the two capitals of two nations. (Logo:...

2014-02-25 16:20:43

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first 777-300ER (Extended Range) to China Southern Airlines, Asia's largest airline in fleet size and number of passengers carried. The new airplane is the first of 10 777-300ERs China Southern has on order with Boeing. "The 777-300ER's long-haul capability is a perfect fit for our network expansion plans as it will enable us serve our existing long-range markets more efficiently and open new routes...

2014-02-11 20:21:15

SINGAPORE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has extended its Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program with Singapore Airlines to provide repair services and asset management for the airline's expanded fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The original C.A.R.E. program for Singapore Airlines began in 2007 and included service coverage of air management and...

2014-01-21 16:20:15

Additional service from Denver and Seattle to the airline's New York hub at Newark Liberty CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the New York area's largest airline, is helping football fans reach the end zone with increased service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Denver and Seattle for the big game. Newark Liberty is the airport most convenient to MetLife Stadium, where the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, 2014....

2014-01-10 04:20:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week has selected Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline, as its 2013 Person of the Year. Aviation Week's editors recognized Clark for his role in reshaping the competitive landscape in the long-haul airline market and his outsize sway in aircraft design. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/CL43861) "Clark's in-depth airline and aircraft expertise combined with his friendly outspokenness have made him...

2013-12-30 08:20:51

- The carrier's fleet operated in the market will be upgraded to B777-300ERs. BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting February 11, 2014, Air China will upgrade the airliner on its Beijing - San Francisco route to B777-300ER, an aircraft type very popular among business travelers around the world. By then, the entire fleet that Air China uses to serve its destinations on the continental United States - San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Houston - will have been upgraded...

2013-12-27 12:21:15

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways announced that Cathay Pacific has ordered an additional 747-8 Freighter and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order, valued at about $1 billion at current list prices, will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet and 777-300ER fleet to 14 and 53, respectively. "We are very pleased to confirm this latest aircraft purchase from The Boeing Company," said John Slosar, Chief...


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