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2014-04-04 12:20:59

Kenyan flag carrier set to add a total of nine Dreamliners to its fleet EVERETT, Wash., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery and flyaway today of the Kenyan flag carrier's first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways' home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The 787 will form the backbone of the airline's future...

2014-04-02 16:20:25

WARSAW, Poland, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT reported a profit for the first time since 2008, closing 2013 with a net profit of PLN 26 million ($8.6 million U.S. dollars) and an operating result of minus PLN 4 million ($1.3 million). The result is PLN 138 million ($45.6 million) better than assumed in the Restructuring Plan.The main reasons for this result are a consistently implemented transformation process in the company and the 'Dreamliner effect'....

2014-02-24 08:21:45

All Nippon Airways Spearheads Quick and Quantitative Composite Inspection Method BELTSVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium, Inc. today announced that Boeing has included a procedure for using Imperium's ultrasonic imaging device, the Acoustocam(TM), in its 787 Dreamliner Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) manual. The procedure provides a method to inspect the 787 Dreamliner's carbon fiber-composite airframe in the field quickly and nondestructively. (Photo:...

2014-02-17 12:21:04

-- Real-time wind data to conserve fuel for airline and increase operational efficiency SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind Updates provides customized, real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft. This data allows for more efficient trajectory prediction during pre-flight operations...

2014-01-04 16:20:02

SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has flown the 787-9 Dreamliner to Auckland, home of launch customer Air New Zealand, marking the 787-9's international debut and longest flight since the robust test program began. The second of three 787-9s dedicated to the flight-test program, ZB002 flew direct from Seattle's Boeing Field to Auckland International Airport, departing January 3 at 9:55 a.m. local time and landing (shown here) some 13 hours, 49 minutes later....


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