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2014-07-15 08:20:49

Leasing company's 787 order book increases to 20 airplanes FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, announced today that CIT Aerospace has placed an order for 10 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $2.5 billion at current list prices. This brings the leasing company's total 787 orders to 20, including 16 787-9s. "We are pleased to place this order for 10 787-9 Dreamliner...

2014-07-15 04:20:36

Features include 6,000-foot cabin altitude; 16-inch wider cabin than competition; more than 15 percent bigger windows FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today at the Farnborough Airshow new details about the innovative passenger experience being created for its newest long-haul twin-aisle airplane - the 777X. By building on the award-winning passenger-preferred interior of today's 777 and applying 787 Dreamliner cabin innovations, Boeing...

2014-07-14 08:21:15

Leasing company adds Dreamliner to portfolio with six 787-9s FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Avolon announced the leasing company's commitment for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9 airplanes, valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices. This commitment marks Avolon's first order for the efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the lessor's 737 MAX portfolio to 20 airplanes. When finalized, the order...

2014-07-09 00:20:22

First of 10 787-9s for the launch customer's fleet EVERETT, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated the first 787-9 Dreamliner delivery today with launch customer Air New Zealand. About 1,000 Boeing employees representing the 787 program joined Air New Zealand executives and guests at a unique celebration of this milestone event. "We are proud to be the launch customer for the 787-9," said Air New Zealand Chief Financial Officer Rob McDonald. "We believe...

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...

2014-05-28 12:21:56

EVERETT, Wash., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration today approved additional extended operations (ETOPS) for the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner. The move will allow 787s to be operated up to 330 minutes from a landing field and signals continued confidence in the airplane's technical capabilities. Dreamliners have been allowed to operate up to 180 minutes away from a landing field since they were introduced into service in 2011. Granting of the...

2014-05-20 08:22:08

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today unveiled its brand new international interior product following the arrival in Toronto on Sunday of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Visit 787.aircanada.com for details and a virtual tour of the aircraft and new design, seating and amenities. The airline will take delivery of a total of 37 Boeing 787 aircraft by the end of 2019, transforming its international wide-body fleet using the most recent advancements in aviation...

2014-05-18 12:20:04

Delivery marks first of 37 787s ordered by airline SEATTLE, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada's 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto. "The 787 Dreamliner will immediately make a dramatic improvement to our fleet capabilities," said Calin Rovinescu,...

2014-05-16 12:20:49

First Boeing 787 to enter service features fully redesigned interior TORONTO, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada invites accredited media to tour its newest aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, during an Open House for invited guests to view the new aircraft on May 20, 2014. Media will get an advance look at Air Canada's new on-board product, including its next generation lie-flat pod in International Business Class and new Premium Economy cabin. There will also be an...

2014-05-13 12:21:57

Airline will be first in Italy to operate the 787 MILAN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) today announced that two 787-8 Dreamliners will be leased by ILFC to the Italian carrier Neos. Based at Milan Malpensa Airport in northern Italy, Neos will become the country's first 787 operator when it takes delivery of the airplane in 2018. Neos currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of six Next-Generation 737-800s and two...


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