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2010-05-19 13:32:00

EVERETT, Wash., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 Freighter to enter Qatar Airways' fleet completed a 16-hour flight from Boeing's Everett, Wash., Delivery Center to Doha, Qatar, and has been placed into service. The airplane was delivered May 17. "The 777 Freighter will expand on the great track record that Qatar Airways' 777 passenger airplanes have established," said Marlin Dailey, vice president of Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "The airplane's...

2010-03-25 13:05:00

SEATTLE, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honorees of Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) annual Chairman's Club employee recognition program today are accompanying the airline's 18th Boeing 777 on its delivery flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to the airline's headquarters in Atlanta. The new long-haul aircraft will be used to operate Delta's new service between Detroit and Hong Kong beginning this summer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) The more...

2010-03-14 18:22:00

EVERETT, Wash., March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added the fourth 787 Dreamliner to its flight-test fleet with the completion of the first flight of ZA003. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., at 10:55 a.m. (Pacific time) and landed at 2:01 p.m. at Boeing Field in Seattle. Captains Ray Craig and Mike Bryan piloted the airplane on its three-hour-and-six-minute flight. ZA003 is the final 787 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines to enter the flight-test...

2010-03-09 21:47:00

SEATTLE, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EGYPTAIR and leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) took delivery Monday of the first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777-300ER (Extended Range) commercial jetliner to join EGYPTAIR's fleet. EGYPTAIR operates a fleet of five Boeing 777-200ERs, five 737-500s and 12 737-800s, with another eight 737-800s on order directly from Boeing. The Egyptian flag carrier is leasing the new 777-300ER from GECAS and will take an additional five 777-300ERs on...

2010-03-03 14:35:00

EVERETT, Wash., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered two 777 Freighters to Southern Air Holdings, Inc., the first 777s to join the Norwalk, Conn.-based cargo carrier's fleet. The addition of these two airplanes makes Southern Air the world's first aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) operator to feature the 777 Freighter. "We are thrilled to take delivery of our first two Boeing 777 Freighters, the most advanced aircraft of its kind, offering...

2010-02-22 08:10:00

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced the addition to its fleet of two Boeing 777 Freighters, the world's largest, most capable twin-engine freighter. The first 777 was delivered earlier this month and the second will be delivered to Southern Air on March 2 at which time Southern Air, THAI Cargo and Boeing executives, as well as customers and dignitaries, will celebrate the new airplanes at Boeing's assembly facility in Everett, Washington. A...

2009-12-10 06:59:00

HONG KONG, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MRO ASIA -- All Nippon Airways (ANA) signed a 10-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt & Whitney. This agreement covers 80 engines including spares. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The agreement includes on-wing engine performance monitoring services utilizing Pratt & Whitney's ADEM (Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management) tools, for ANA's fleet of 30 Boeing 777s powered by...

2009-11-18 08:05:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Korea's Asiana Airlines to provide landing gear maintenance services for its fleet of Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The agreement encompasses all scheduled repair and overhaul services, including use of Goodrich-managed rotable landing gear assets. In September 2009, Goodrich announced that its Landing Gear business had signed an agreement with a major airline in which Goodrich would...

2009-10-19 16:07:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to Singapore-based leasing company BOC Aviation and its customer, Cathay Pacific Airways, on Saturday. The airplane is painted in a special oneworld livery to highlight the commitment of Cathay Pacific, as a member airline, to the alliance's 10th anniversary. "The 777 has been a valuable asset for Cathay Pacific's long-haul services, allowing us to maximize our operations in the...

2009-10-16 12:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Thai Airways International Public Company Limited recently signed a Block Space Agreement to utilize two Boeing 777-200 Long Range Freighter Aircraft operated by Southern Air Inc. (SAI). Mr. Pruet Boobphakam, THAI Executive Vice President Commercial and Acting Managing Director of Cargo & Mail Commercial Department, said that under the Aircraft Block Space Agreement, THAI acquired all of the capacity on SAI's brand new B777-200LR Freighter...


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