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2014-07-10 04:20:22

20-year Current Market Outlook reflects 4.2 percent increase in demand LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] projects a demand for 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 4.2 percent from last year's forecast. The company released its annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) today in London, estimating the total value of those new airplanes at $5.2 trillion. "This market is strong and resilient," said Randy Tinseth, vice president of Marketing,...

2014-07-09 08:20:24

-Joins with SIA Engineering Company to provide managed fleet care services SINGAPORE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is enhancing its support to customers in Southeast Asia through a joint venture in Singapore with SIA Engineering Company (SGX: SIAEC). Boeing and SIAEC signed an agreement today to form Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services, which will provide industry-leading engineering, spare parts, and repair and maintenance services for Boeing airplanes....

2014-07-09 04:20:19

World's largest 777 operator builds on airplane's success DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Emirates Airline have finalized an order for 150 777Xs, valued at $56 billion at list prices. First announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, the order by the world's largest 777 operator was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. The order - a combination of 115 777-9Xs and 35 777-8Xs - also includes...

2014-07-02 08:20:53

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, P-8A and Boeing 787-9 demonstration flights CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today confirmed that the new 787-9 Dreamliner and the P-8A Poseidon will participate for the first time in flying displays at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs July 14-20. This year's airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing's participation at Farnborough. The 787-9 - flight test airplane ZB001 -- will be on static and flying display...

2014-06-17 16:20:30

New full-flight simulators with advanced certification ready to meet pilot demand SEATTLE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the placement of several new full-flight simulators that expand capabilities for pilot training globally, while bringing more training closer to where airlines operate. Two simulators--a Next-Generation 737 and 777--are now ready for training at the Boeing Flight Services Singapore campus. Another 787 Dreamliner simulator has also been...

2014-06-16 12:21:22

System to enhance operational decision making for Next-Generation 737 fleet SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] today announced Southwest Airlines has selected Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to enhance operational efficiency in its maintenance and engineering operations. Southwest Airlines will use Airplane Health Management to collect and evaluate airplane operations data while the airplane is in flight. This real-time data is used to signal ground...

2014-06-16 12:20:38

Newest commercial airplane nears delivery on track EVERETT, Wash., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliner has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing for the first 787-9 delivery to launch customer Air New Zealand. "Certification is the culmination of years of hard work and a rigorous flight-test program that...

2014-06-16 08:20:35

Turkish flag carrier now has 65 orders for the 737 MAX ISTANBUL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines today finalized an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The order follows the announcement in May 2013 when the Turkish flag carrier placed the largest Boeing order in the airline's history for 50 737 MAXs and 20 Next-Generation 737s. "Today's order represents another component of our continuous growth strategy,...

2014-06-10 16:21:35

Business jet market shows continued interest in Boeing widebody airplanes SEATTLE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Business Jets (BBJ) today announced the order of a BBJ 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane to an undisclosed customer. "2014 continues to be a positive year for BBJ with strong order activity," said Capt. Steve Taylor, president, Boeing Business Jets. "Customers are showing strong interest in our wide-body VIP products and the BBJ 777-300ER is an...

2014-06-05 08:22:03

Dutch carrier will be first in the Netherlands to operate the 787 AMSTERDAM, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Arke today celebrated the arrival of the airline's first 787-8 Dreamliner at the Dutch carrier's base at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Wednesday on its delivery flight to the Netherlands. Arke is part of TUI Travel PLC, the largest tourism group in the world. "The 787 Dreamliner is an excellent fit...


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