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2014-07-07 12:20:48

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel's state visit to China, Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director of Air China Limited and Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to expand the scope of the strategic partnership between their companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director...

2014-06-28 16:20:11

Milestone airplane a testament to capabilities of new 747-8 EVERETT, Wash., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 1,500th 747 to come off the production line to Frankfurt, Germany-based Lufthansa. The milestone airplane is a 747-8 Intercontinental, the 14th one that Lufthansa will incorporate into its long-haul fleet. "Reaching this milestone delivery is a testament to the capabilities of the airplane and our commitment to continuous innovation," said...

2014-05-02 12:21:24

SEATTLE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Lufthansa celebrated the delivery of the German airline's 75(th) 747 on Wednesday. "Lufthansa is proud to share this milestone with Boeing," said Nico Buchholz, executive vice president, Lufthansa Group Fleet Management. "The 747 is an amazing airplane and will continue to delight our passengers for many years to come, and provide them with the ultimate in comfort and efficiency." Lufthansa is the launch customer for the...

2014-04-24 12:22:36

Daily nonstop flights to the capital of Bavaria HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches daily nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Munich, linking the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with the capital of Bavaria and offering Houston-area travelers access to dozens of additional cities in Europe, India and the Middle East. "We are pleased to give Houston business and leisure travelers direct access to...

2014-04-10 16:20:19

Workforce of up to 400 / First layover 2015 HAMBURG, Germany, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Technik and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced an agreement to create a new aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul ("MRO") facility in Puerto Rico, which will service short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Agreements to this effect have now been signed with the government of Puerto Rico and the responsible port authority and the company plans to...

2014-04-10 12:21:07

New hangar at Aguadilla airport for short and medium haul aircraft services will expand Puerto Rico's aerospace industry and create high-skill jobs WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lufthansa Technik and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced an agreement to create a new aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul ("MRO") facility in Puerto Rico, which will service short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Agreements to this effect have now been signed with...

2014-04-07 16:20:18

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for an additional 30 A320neo family aircraft. This order will bring the total number of PW1100G-JM engine-powered aircraft in Lufthansa's fleet to 60. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2019 and continue through 2021. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Lufthansa previously selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower...

2014-03-06 16:20:27

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zckc33/top_five_global) has announced the addition of the "Top Five Global Airline Companies: Performance, Strategies and Competitive Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zckc33/top_five_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global airline industry is expected to reach $767 billion by...

2014-03-05 08:21:58

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero has entered into a long-term contract with Lufthansa to refuel the airline's cargo planes at Yemelyanovo International Airport in Krasnoyarsk [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/company/regions/subsidiary/yenisey ]. This has allowed Gazpromneft-Aero to increase monthly fuel supplies to the Lufthansa Group in Russia by 80% from February 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/600995 )...

2014-02-19 08:20:25

Order for 40 airplanes largest in Turkish carrier's history ANTALYA, Turkey, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SunExpress have finalized an order for 15 737 MAX 8s and 25 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The order, valued at more than $3.8 billion at list prices, also includes options for 10 additional 737 MAX 8s. The order is the largest in the Turkish carrier's near 25 year history, and brings the total number of orders to date for the 737 MAX to nearly...


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