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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...

2011-01-04 13:22:00

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) again has partnered with Qatar Airways and the non-profit global health and disaster relief organization AmeriCares to deliver a second consignment of relief supplies to areas in Pakistan that are still recovering from the massive floods that ravaged the country in August. The first shipment was delivered in September 2010. A consignment of about 35,000 pounds (15.8 metric tones) of medical supplies was loaded into the cargo...

2010-12-22 16:53:00

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air New Zealand welcomed the airline's first 777-300ER (extended range) at a ceremony today at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Air New Zealand ordered the first of five 777-300ERs in August 2007 to complement the eight Boeing 777-200ERs already in its long-haul fleet. The airline intends to use the first three airplanes to operate between Auckland, Los Angeles and London beginning April 2011. Air New Zealand's Boeing...

2010-12-06 14:58:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines today announced that all of its Boeing 777 long-haul, international flights now feature new flat-bed seats in its BusinessFirst cabin. Continental currently operates the 777-200 on international routes between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Beijing, Delhi, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London/Heathrow, Mumbai, Shanghai, Tel Aviv and Tokyo, and between its Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental Airport...

2010-11-08 14:56:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Saudi Arabian Airlines announced an order for 12 Boeing 777-300ERs (extended range), with an option for 10 more. This order previously was attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's orders and deliveries website. The order is valued at $3.3 billion at average list prices. Saudi Arabian Airlines also announced an order for eight Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its long haul fleet. The airline completed an...

2010-11-02 11:59:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and leasing company BOC Aviation today announced an order for eight 777-300ERs (extended range) valued at approximately $2.2 billion at average list prices. BOC Aviation will lease the new airplanes to Thai Airways International (THAI), Thailand's flagship carrier. "Boeing 777-300ER airplanes have proven their reliability and enabled airlines the world over to profitably operate long-haul routes," said Robert Martin, managing...

2010-10-01 14:03:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered to Qatar Airways its( )12th Boeing 777-300ER (extended range). The new airplane was used in support of humanitarian efforts to deliver relief supplies to flood victims in Pakistan. Boeing, Qatar Airways and two non-profit agencies, AmeriCares and International Medical Corps, collaborated to bring relief goods to residents in the regions of Pakistan recently devastated by massive flooding caused by torrential rainfall....

2010-09-22 13:28:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier has exercised existing purchase rights for six additional Boeing 777-300ERs (extended range). The six new airplanes, with an estimated value of US$1.6 billion at Boeing list prices, will increase Cathay Pacific's 777-300ER future fleet from 30 to 36. Cathay Pacific, one of the world's largest operators of the popular jetliner, also operates 12 Boeing 777-300s and five...

2010-07-19 05:23:00

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Dubai-based Emirates Airlines today announced an order for 30 Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range) at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow. Eighteen of these were previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website. Emirates is already the world's largest 777 operator with a fleet of 86 777s through direct purchase and lease, plus an additional 16 777-300ERs...

2010-07-15 10:35:00

HOUSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines' (NYSE: CAL) 25th aircraft with new flat-bed BusinessFirst seats and additional upgraded amenities took to the skies this week. The carrier's flat-bed seats made their operational debut in November 2009 and are being installed on aircraft used on long-haul international routes. Currently the seats are being installed on Continental's Boeing 777 and 757-200 fleets, with 11 777s and 14 757-200s completed. In addition,...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'