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2014-09-29 12:21:28

-- During this time, the airline has been committed to consistently providing world-class service to its customers with one of the world's most modern fleets. MEXICO CITY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico is celebrating its 80(th) anniversary as Mexico's flagship carrier and thanks its passengers, vendors, commercial partners, airport groups, trade unions and employees, who have placed their trust in the company over eight decades to position the brand as Mexico's leading...

2014-09-20 12:20:15

Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is worth more than $2.1 billion at list prices and also includes options and purchase rights for a further 15 737 MAX 8s. The order represents the largest single Boeing order by number of...

2014-09-15 12:29:28

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When the Boeing 777X twin-aisle passenger jet goes into full production for its debut in 2020, each fuselage will be built using special advanced automation technology, the result of a collaborative effort by the airplane maker and the KUKA Systems Aerospace Group. Photo: (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146112) The robotic pulse production line, known as the Fuselage Automated Upright Build...

2014-09-08 12:20:30

- European low-cost carrier commits to order 100 airplanes, becomes launch customer of newest 737 MAX family member NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) launched the newest member of the 737 MAX family today with a commitment from Ryanair for 100 airplanes. Europe's leading low-cost carrier will be the first airline to operate the 737 MAX 200, a variant based on the successful 737 MAX 8 that can accommodate up to 200 seats, increasing revenue potential and...

2014-09-04 08:21:19

The newest member of the Dreamliner family offers the airline more range and flexibility SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that will allow the airline to accommodate more customers and further capitalize on its worldwide route network. The aircraft is the first of 26 of the newest member of the Dreamliner family United has on order....

2014-09-03 20:20:45

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Opportunities for Composites in Global Aerospace Market 2014-2033 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2082003/Opportunities-for-Composites-in-Global-Aerospace-Market-2014-2033- .html Background : High order backlog and an increasing production rate for various aircraft as well as high penetration are the main drivers for significant composite materials demand in the aerospace industry....

2014-08-19 20:21:00

WEST SUSSEX, England, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews with unfiltered breathing air taken directly from the compression section of the...

2014-08-04 20:20:26

System in use on more than 150 airplanes at China's largest 737 operator SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiaries Shanghai Airlines and China United Airlines are implementing Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to improve maintenance and engineering operations efficiency across China Eastern's rapidly growing fleets. Boeing and China Eastern teams have deployed the Boeing Airplane Health Management system...

2014-08-04 08:20:47

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business has been selected by The Boeing Company to extend its provision of complete nacelle systems for the 787 Dreamliner to include the 787-10 variant. The Aerostructures business was awarded the contract to provide inlets, thrust reversers, fan cowls and exhaust systems for both the GE and Rolls-Royce engine options on the 787-8 and 787-9 in 2004. As with the previous contract, the 787-10 agreement...

2014-07-30 08:21:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Landing Systems business marked a major milestone recently when it delivered its 5,000(th) set of landing gear for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing. The gear components were delivered from their final integration site, the Landing Systems facility in Everett, Washington. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The Everett facility supports the Boeing production line through...


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