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2009-06-17 09:54:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Air China's Boeing 777 fleet powered by PW4000 engines has surpassed 550,000 hours, or the entire operational span of the Air China Boeing 777 fleet, without an in-flight shut-down setting a new standard for operational excellence for the carrier's PW4000 112" engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. As a whole, PW4000-112" engines have accumulated more than 10 million hours of...

2009-06-14 14:55:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air France's newest Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 Freighter arrived Sunday in Le Bourget ahead of Monday's opening of the 48th International Paris Air Show. The 777 Freighter will be on display during the show, highlighting its fuel efficiency and cargo capacity. The 777 Freighter is the second 777F delivered to Air France from its May 2005 order for five. Air France was the launch customer for the 777 Freighter program. The twin-engine Boeing...

2009-05-07 10:10:00

American Provides Updates on Additional Refurbishment Efforts FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Customers onboard American Airlines Flight 172 from New York (JFK) to Brussels (BRU) on Thursday, May 7, will be among the first to experience American's newly-reconfigured Boeing 757 international aircraft on a trans-Atlantic flight. American is in the process of reconfiguring 18 of its 124 Boeing 757s for use on international routes, and Thursday's JFK-to-Brussels flight is the...

2009-04-27 15:59:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines has rolled out a Boeing 777 aircraft sporting a special oneworld(R) Alliance exterior paint design - the first of four aircraft to receive such treatment in the coming months - as a way to increase awareness of the 10-member alliance. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090427/DA06071) The new livery is also part of the celebration of oneworld's 10th anniversary in 2009. By the end of the third quarter of...

2009-02-06 12:00:00

- Australia's New International Airline Takes off this Month SEATTLE, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's newest international airline, V Australia, has taken delivery today of the first of seven brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft at a formal handover ceremony at the Boeing factory in Seattle. Virgin Blue co-founder and Virgin Group Chairman, Sir Richard Branson, flew in to witness the historic handover which was made to 15 V Australia and Virgin Blue team members who won a competition to...

2009-02-06 10:57:00

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The newest member of the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 family, the 777 Freighter, today received its formal stamp of approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). EASA validated the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Feb. 3 type certification of the 777 Freighter. The certification formally recognizes that the 777 Freighter has passed the stringent design and testing requirements mandated by FAA and EASA, clearing the...

2008-10-31 15:00:19

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) tomorrow will inaugurate nonstop daily service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, connecting the Southeast with India's booming economy. Delta will operate the flight with the world's longest-range commercial jetliner, the Boeing 777-200LR, which bolsters Delta's ability to connect passengers and cargo between virtually any two cities around...

2008-10-27 15:00:19

Emirates, one of the world's fastest-growing international airlines, commenced its Los Angeles service yesterday, as Flight 215 touched down at Tom Bradley Terminal, Los Angeles Airport at approximately 1:55 p.m. local time. The Los Angeles route marks the first non-stop operation connecting Dubai to Los Angeles. Emirates is flying its Boeing 777-200LR on the route, offering 266 seats in a three class configuration and providing up to ten tons of cargo capacity. Initially, service will...

2008-09-18 06:00:32

Air New Zealand has announced that performance-enhancing blended winglets will be fitted on to its five Boeing 767-300ER aircraft beginning in July 2009. The work will be carried out by Air New Zealand Technical Operations and is expected to be completed by the end of 2009. Air New Zealand estimates it will save more than NZD7.5 million in fuel and 16,000 tons of CO2 emissions. The winglets, developed by Aviation Partners Boeing, a joint venture of Aviation Partners and Boeing, are 3.4m...

2008-09-08 12:00:27

AN AEROPLANE maker has issued urgent guidance to pilots after an investigation found a British Airways jet's crash landing was caused by ice in its fuel system. The previously-unknown problem was revealed in an Air Accidents Investigation Branch report into the incident at Heathrow Airport on January 17. Disaster was narrowly averted when flight BA038 from Beijing to London came down 1,000ft short of the runway. With co-the pilot John Coward, 41, at the controls, the Boeing 777's...


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