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2013-07-31 16:20:25

SEATTLE, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced that ANA has ordered three additional 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes. The order, valued at approximately $945 million at current list prices, will increase the total number of 777s in ANA's fleet to 57 airplanes once delivered. "The addition of three new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will further strengthen ANA Group's long-haul network," said Shinichiro Ito, President and CEO of ANA...

2013-06-20 08:20:14

Airline converts existing order to A350-1000s; orders 10 additional A350-1000s CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) today announced an order with Airbus for new A350-1000 aircraft. The agreement converts United's existing order for 25 A350-900s into A350-1000s and adds 10 firm orders for A350-1000s, giving the airline a total order of 35 aircraft. The increased seating capacity of the A350-1000 will enable United to replace older, less efficient aircraft...

2012-03-01 15:00:00

SEATTLE, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates Airline launched the first direct flight between the Middle East and the Pacific Northwest today, as its inaugural service from Dubai departed for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. With two dynamic and fast-growing regions now more closely linked, Emirates' Seattle service will generate a host of economic benefits; from boosting imports and exports to creating new markets for business and tourism. Emirates' recent order for an additional 50...

2012-02-02 10:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DFW AIRPORT -- Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, launched its new service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Dubai today. It is the fifth gateway for Emirates in the United States, and the fourth new route to join the airline's international network in 2012. Emirates will serve Dallas/Fort Worth daily with a Boeing 777 aircraft offering the highest standards of passenger comfort, including private suites in First Class, lie-flat beds in...

2011-11-13 03:04:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Dubai-based Emirates Airline today announced an order for 50 Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range) plus options for an additional 20 of the popular twin-aisle commercial jetliner. The order, with a value of $18 billion, makes this the single largest commercial airplane order in Boeing's history by dollar value. It also makes 2011 the best-selling year for the 777 program, surpassing the previous record of 154...

2011-10-27 07:34:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates SkyCargo came to the rescue of a ship undergoing repairs when it transported a 36-tonne rudder part - the heaviest single item ever carried by the freight division of Emirates Airline. The rudder stock, which measured 9.16 metres long and 1.05 metres wide, was required for urgent repairs to a vessel at Dubai Dry Docks. The part - tailor-made by Korean steel manufacturer Taewoong - would normally be transported...

2011-09-26 11:01:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, yesterday celebrated the inaugural service on its new Far East and Australasia freighter route. The weekly air cargo [http://www.skycargo.com ] service, operated by its new Boeing 777 freighter, will fly Dubai-Singapore-Sydney-Hong Kong-Dubai, providing the key trading points with additional connectivity to Emirates' Dubai hub, which can link businesses to the 114...

2011-04-04 13:12:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has reached an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo to operate one Boeing 747-400 freighter on a full-time basis beginning in April 2011. Under the agreement, World will provide scheduled services linking Dubai with Frankfurt and Sao Paulo twice a week, with an additional weekly round-trip flight between Dubai and Frankfurt. "World Airways is proud to provide Emirates with our...

2010-12-13 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline, announces that it has signed an interline agreement with Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier, to offer U.S. travelers seamless travel on the networks of each carrier. The partnership which went live this fall, allows travelers the option to book flights through Emirates with connecting service on Virgin America, making travel easier and more convenient within a single itinerary....

2010-11-29 07:00:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it has increased its firm commitments for new long-range Airbus A330-200 aircraft from 10 (including three already in service) to 16, with the additional six to be delivered between 2012 and 2015. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Hawaiian exercised six Airbus A330 purchase rights under the terms of its 2008 purchase agreement with Airbus and acquired additional purchase rights in...