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2011-08-04 06:57:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (NYSE: GE), have finalized a firm order for two 747-8 Freighters and eight 777-300ERs (extended range) airplanes. The order marks the completion of an agreement originally announced during the Paris Air Show in June. At list prices, the order is valued at $2.9 billion. "We are pleased to finalize this contract for two...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced the addition of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. to its list of blue chip global clients. Southern Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a definitive agreement under which Southern Air will operate one Boeing 747 freighter on behalf of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd. on an ACMI basis (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance). The aircraft will begin to be operated for Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Ltd...

2011-07-21 09:15:00

PORT of SPAIN, Trinidad, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerijet International is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of consistent, scheduled all-cargo service to the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/FL39261 ) Amerijet International initiated its service to Trinidad in 1991, operating two flights per week utilizing a B727-100 freighter with a capacity to carry 20,000 kg of freight per flight. In the early stages, Amerijet flew dry...

2011-07-12 13:23:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. has extended to December 2012 an agreement with Etihad Crystal Cargo to provide two MD-11 cargo aircraft operating on international freighter routes. "These two World Airways MD-11 freighters will help us maintain the cargo capacity we require as we sustainably grow our successful cargo business," said Roy Kinnear, Senior Vice President of Etihad Crystal...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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