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Boeing 737 MAX Makes First International Journey for Flight Testing

The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX 8 has marked a key achievement after completing high altitude flight testing in La Paz, Bolivia (02.05.2016). It’s the first international trip for the 737 MAX flight-test fleet. The airport’s 13,300-foot (4,050-meter) altitude tested the MAX’s capability to take off and land at high altitudes, which can affect overall […]

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Boeing, China Eastern Airlines Finalize Order for 15 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Eastern Airlines today finalized an order for 15 787-9 Dreamliners. The order, valued at nearly $4 billion at current list prices, strengthens China Eastern’s expanding long-haul fleet. „We are very happy to introduce the new 787 Dreamliners into our long-haul fleet,” said China Eastern Airlines Chairman Liu Shaoyong. „The addition […]

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Delta Air Lines and Bombardier Sign Largest C Series order for up to 125 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) announced today that the parties have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 CS100 aircraft. Delta Air Lines may elect to convert a number of these aircraft into CS300 […]

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Bombardier and Chorus Sign Firm Purchase Agreement for up to 10 CRJ900 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (26.04) that a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. (“Chorus”) has signed a firm purchase agreement for five CRJ900 aircraft. The order also includes purchase rights for an additional five CRJ900 aircraft. Once delivered, the five firm-ordered aircraft will be operated by Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”), also a subsidiary of Chorus, […]

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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Announce Order for 10 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Xiamen Airlines, China’s only all-Boeing carrier, have finalized an order for 10 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at $960 million at list prices, will be posted on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website once all contingencies are cleared. „The 737-800 is the best-selling version of the highly successful Next-Generation 737 family,” said […]

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Boeing, Air France Celebrate Milestone Delivery of Airline’s 70th 777

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air France marked a milestone today with the delivery of the airline’s 70th 777. The French flag carrier has played a pivotal role is the success of the 777 program and was the launch customer for both the 777-300ER in 2004 and the 777 Freighter in 2009. Air France took delivery […]