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Plane numbers to double by 2032: Boeing


July 4th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) The global plane market will reach $4.5 trillion and will have doubled the existing fleet with 34,000 new planes over the next two decades, aircraft manufacturer ... Read more...

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Air India won’t take Dreamliners till compensation fixed (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Air India will not take delivery of the 787 Dreamliner planes from Boeing till the finalisation of the compensation for the delay in supplying the ... Read more...

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Iraq to get 40 Boeing planes


April 13th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq will start receiving 40 Boeing commercial airplanes, as the first step in re-establishing its scheduled commercial aviation operations, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi Ministry of Transportation will ... Read more...

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TAAG Angola Airlines orders three aircraft from Boeing


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
LUANDA, ANGOLA (BNO NEWS) -- Angola's TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) on Monday announced it has finalized an order for three additional aircraft from Boeing in a deal valued at ... Read more...

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Chinese airline to buy 10 Boeing 777s


February 29th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Boeing announced Tuesday that China Southern Airlines has agreed to buy 10 long-haul B-777 aircraft, a deal that still requires Chinese government approval. "We're very ... Read more...

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China’s passenger aircraft to triple by 2030


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China's commercial passenger aircraft will triple over the next 20 years driven by the country's sustained economic growth, experts said.US aircraft maker Boeing Co. forecasts that ... Read more...

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Boeing names vice president for defence business in India


July 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Boeing Company Tuesday announced that Dennis D. Swanson has been named vice president (International Business Development) for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in ... Read more...

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Jatropha holds potential to be sustainable aviation fuel (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) There is a significant potential for sustainable aviation fuel based on jatropha-curcas, an oil-producing non-edible plant, says a study released by Boeing.The study, led by Yale ... Read more...

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Alaska Airlines orders 15 additional Boeing aircraft


January 26th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Alaska Airlines on Tuesday announced it has placed an order with Boeing for fifteen additional aircraft, valued at $1.3 billion at list prices.Boeing said the order for 15 ... Read more...

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Boeing inks $19 billion aircraft agreement in China


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Wednesday announced it had received final approval from the Chinese Government, confirming a $19 billion aircraft agreement.China's approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers ... Read more...

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At least 70 killed when passenger plane crashes in NW Iran


January 10th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
URMIA, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- An Iran Air passenger plane carrying more than 100 people crashed in northwestern Iran on Sunday evening, state-run media reported, killing at least 70 people.The Fars news ... Read more...

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At least 18 dead after plane carrying 100 people crashes in northwest Iran


January 10th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
URMIA, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- An Iran Air passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed in northwestern Iran on Sunday evening, state-run media reported, killing at least 18 people.The Fars news agency said ... Read more...

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Work begins on Indian Navy’s 1st P8I patrol aircraft


December 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A Boeing P-8I team has begun fabricating the first part for the Indian Navy's first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.The P-8I, based on ... Read more...

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Malaysian Airline eyes Indian, Chinese markets


November 8th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Airlines has kept the markets in India and China at the top of its new expansion plans.With Asian economies growing faster than those in Europe ... Read more...

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BOC Aviation orders eight Boeing 777-300ERs to lease them to Thai Airways International


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced an order for eight 777-300ERs (extended range) from leasing company BOC Aviation.Boeing said that BOC Aviation plans to lease the 777-300ERs airplanes ... Read more...

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Boeing raises air cargo forecast; traffic expected to triple through 2029


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- World air cargo traffic will expand at a 5.9 percent annual rate over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic expected to triple through 2029, Boeing ... Read more...

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Fatigue testing starts on 787 Dreamliner


September 14th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
EVERETT, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing has begun fatigue testing on the structural airframe of the 787 Dreamliner at the Everett, Wash., site, the company said in a statement. Fatigue testing involves placing ... Read more...

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Air Austral, Okay Airways and Qatar Airways order new Boeing aircraft


July 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- French airliner Air Austral, Chinese airliner Okay Airways and Qatar Airways on Wednesday announced it ordered numerous new Boeing aircraft in deals valued at a total of ... Read more...

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Air Lease to purchase 60 next-generation 737s from Boeing


July 20th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) – Boeing announced on Tuesday that Air Lease Corporation (ALC) will purchase 60 next-generation 737-800s. The agreement includes 54 firm orders and six options and will be delivered ... Read more...

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Emirates signs over $13 bn deals at Farnborough airshow


July 20th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Airline Monday signed two deals worth about 51 billion dirhams (about $13.9 billion), which include the purchase of 30 Boeing aircraft, at the Farnborough International Airshow. ... Read more...

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner completes firm configuration after years of testing


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
EVERETT, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – Boeing announced on Thursday that the completion of firm configuration for the 787-9 Dreamliner had been reached after years of collaboration with airline customers and partners to ... Read more...

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RwandAir orders two Next-Generation 737-800 jets from Boeing


May 7th, 2010 - 4:41 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) – Boeing and RwandAir on Thursday announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-800 jets.Based in Kigali, Rwanda, the airline is expanding its fleet to broaden its network. RwandAir currently ... Read more...

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Angola Airline orders two 777-300ER jetliners from Boeing


April 30th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) – Boeing and Angola’s TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) announced on Thursday that the airline ordered two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase ... Read more...

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Turkish Airlines orders twenty Boeing 737 airplanes


March 8th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Turkish Airlines has ordered 20 Next-Generation Boeing 737 airplanes in a deal valued at $1.6 billion, the companies said on Monday.The order, valued at $1.6 billion at current ... Read more...

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed initial airworthiness testing


January 16th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EVERETT, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed initial airworthiness testing Friday, allowing more crew members to take part in flights.“This is an important step forward,” said Scott Fancher, vice ... Read more...

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Boeing executive quits after Dreamliner delays


September 1st, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) The Boeing executive in charge of the aerospace giant's much delayed 787 Dreamliner project will step down, the company has said. Bill Carson, chief executive of Boeing Commercial ... Read more...

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Boeing to slow down airplane productions in 2010


April 10th, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
Seattle, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing is adjusting its twin-aisle airplane production plans for 2010 "due to significant deterioration in the business environment for airlines and cargo operators driven by unprecedented global ... Read more...

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Boeing to cut 4,500 jobs


January 10th, 2009 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (Xinhua) Boeing Co. announced Friday it will layoff nearly 4,500 workers at its commercial airplanes unit as part of a cost-cutting measure amid the weakening global economy.Much of ... Read more...

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Boeing’s Dreamliner delayed to autumn 2009


April 10th, 2008 - 5:05 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington/Seattle, April 10 (DPA) The US plane maker Boeing Wednesday announced another delay in the launch of its long-range, fuel-efficient Dreamliner 787 jet, with the first now expected to be delivered in ... Read more...

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