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2014-01-15 12:21:19

CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) executive Mike Cave, president of Boeing Capital Corporation, the company's product financing unit, announced today that he will retire on May 1. Marc Allen, Boeing China president, will replace Cave, effective March 14. Cave, 53, who also serves as a Boeing senior vice president, has led Boeing Capital since January 2010. The unit is responsible for arranging, structuring and providing financing for Boeing's commercial...

2013-08-26 12:20:39

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines have finalized an order for six 787-8s. Originally announced by Xiamen Airlines in May 2011, the order is valued at $1.3 billion at list prices. "Adding 787s to our all-Boeing fleet is a strategic decision to facilitate our international expansion plans," said Che Shanglun, president and CEO of Xiamen Airlines. "The range and efficiency of the 787 makes it an ideal fit in our new, non-stop international...

2013-07-04 04:20:05

Boeing 787 to fuel growth of Hainan Airlines' North American routes NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Hainan Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. The delivery is the first of 10 787s for Hainan Airlines. "Today is a great day for Hainan Airlines as the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world joins our fleet," said Mu Weigang, vice chairman of Hainan Airlines. "The 787...

2013-03-04 12:21:06

- Order bolsters airline's 747-8 Freighter fleet to 13 airplanes SEATTLE, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes. The order, valued at approximately $1 billion at list prices, also includes options for five additional 777 Freighters. The new additions will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet to 13 airplanes. "The 747-8 Freighter has provided our revamped cargo fleet with...

2012-11-13 04:20:05

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China's largest state-owned aviation company, announced today they will work together to expand AVIC capabilities to include interior commodities such as passenger seats, galleys, lavatories and in-flight entertainment systems for commercial airplanes. Geng Ruguang, executive vice president of AVIC, and Stan Deal, vice president and general manager of Boeing Commercial Airplanes...

2012-10-30 15:20:59

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane to Air China, the flag carrier of the People's Republic of China. The airplane livery features a distinctive blended paint design of 40 smiling faces of Chinese people, to represent the critical role that the Chinese aviation industry has played in bringing China to the world. The 40 people portrayed were selected from a social media campaign organized by Air...

2012-03-05 23:05:00

BEIJING, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced a collaboration agreement to partner in areas that will enable commercial aviation industry growth in China and potentially around the world. This is the first collaboration agreement between COMAC, which is building the new C919 jet and ARJ21 regional jet, and Boeing, which this year celebrates its 40th anniversary of providing commercial aircraft and services to China's...

2011-10-28 06:22:00

BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China, Boeing (NYSE: BA), and Chinese and U.S. aviation energy partners today conducted China's first sustainable biofuel flight. The two-hour mainland flight from Beijing Capital International Airport was witnessed by officials from both countries and highlights the viability of using sustainable aviation biofuel sourced in China. "Through our collaborative efforts with China we have found an incredible partner and place where national...

2011-10-11 02:01:00

BEIJING, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) opened a new service center in Beijing today to provide enhanced product support to China's growing commercial aviation industry. "We are bringing Boeing's world-class airplane services and support closer to our China customers, providing them a competitive edge in their markets," said Lou Mancini, senior vice president of Commercial Aviation Services. The new Boeing China Service Center comprises highly qualified pilots and...

2011-03-17 19:00:00

CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today named Marc Allen president of Boeing China. He will be based in Beijing and report to Shep Hill, president, Boeing International and senior vice president Business Development and Strategy. Allen, who will be responsible for Boeing's growth and productivity plans and initiatives in China, succeeds David Wang, 67, who is retiring after almost a decade of distinguished service in one of the company's key global...