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2011-06-19 08:41:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' Boeing 777-200LR (long range) arrived on Sunday, June 19 at Le Bourget for the 49th International Paris Air Show. The airplane, one of Qatar Airways' current fleet of 25 777s, will be on display during the show with the spotlight on its reliability, operating efficiencies, 5-star interiors, and payload and range capabilities. As one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Qatar Airways currently operates 25 Boeing...

2011-06-07 14:57:00

TULSA, Okla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omni Air International (Omni) receives US Department of Defense (DOD) Commercial Airlift Review Board (CARB) approval to provide B777-200ER passenger airlift services for the DOD. Omni is the first US registered non-scheduled airline to operate the B777-200ER aircraft in passenger service. A second aircraft will be added to the company's certificate in mid July. "Omni first received CARB approval to transport passengers in February 1999, and has...

2011-05-31 12:48:00

TULSA, Okla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omni Air International (Omni) receives FAA approval to operate the B777-200ER aircraft including 180-minute ETOPS authority. Omni becomes the first US registered non-scheduled airline to operate the B777-200ER aircraft in passenger service. A second aircraft will be added to the company's certificate in mid July. Omni continues its commitment to fleet modernization which began two years ago with the acquisition of the B767-300ER. "The addition...

2011-05-19 06:10:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lufthansa Cargo have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters. The order is valued at $1.35 billion, based on Boeing list prices. The airplanes will help Lufthansa Cargo in its initiative to modernize and expand its fleet. Lufthansa Cargo previously indicated its intention to order the freighters in March 2011. "The 777 freighter is highly regarded for its fuel efficiency and a noise footprint significantly smaller than...

2011-04-06 15:51:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced orders for three 777 Freighters and two 777-300ERs. The orders are valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. The 777 Freighter order was previously accounted for on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website as unidentified in 2010. The 777-300ER order was previously accounted for on the Orders and Deliveries website in 2011. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the Business & Investment in...

2011-04-03 03:53:00

EVERETT, Wash., April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered Qatar Airways its 25th 777 at a ceremony on April 1. The airplane is a 777-300ER (extended range) model, which can carry up to 335 passengers in a two-class configuration up to 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 km) Since placing its first 777 order in 2007, the world's fastest growing airline has expanded to include 25 of the three newer generation 777 models. Qatar Airways' fleet includes two long- range 777...

2011-03-09 12:59:00

HONG KONG, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier ordered 10 Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes valued at $2.8 billion at list price. Cathay Pacific first announced its selection of the 777-300ER for its fleet requirements in 2005. With this order, Cathay Pacific will increase its Boeing 777-300ER planned fleet from 36 to 46 (including 4 leased). It's the fifth increase in its acquisition...

2011-02-09 16:00:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced today the signing of a 10-year part repair and material management agreement valued at more than $1 billion. Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners will provide the services to PW4000 engines powering ANA's Boeing 777 fleet. "ANA and Pratt & Whitney have built a very long and strong relationship together. Since the PW4000...

2011-01-19 11:18:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is pleased to have received final approval today from the Chinese Government confirming a $19 billion aircraft agreement. China's approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers aircraft to be delivered over a three-year period, 2011-2013. The approval helps Boeing maintain and expand its market share in the world's fastest growing commercial aircraft market. Comprised of 737s and 777s, the agreement positively impacts more than...

2011-01-19 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has introduced new lighter-weight main wheel and brake assemblies for Boeing 777-200LR, 777 Freighter, and 777-300ER airplane models. The new configuration wheels and brakes provide a weight savings of 260 pounds (118 kg) per airplane, resulting in reduced fuel costs for 777 operators. The new equipment is now standard on 777 airplanes delivered with Goodrich equipment, and will be available in the aftermarket...