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Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

23 June 2011 Press Release Airline News

Boeing has announced an agreement at the Paris Air Show that GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, will purchase two 747-8 Freighters and eight 777-300ERs (extended range). The 747-8 Freighter is a new model for the GECAS portfolio of airplanes.

Paris Air Show: Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA links up with Boeing

Paris Air Show: Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA links up with Boeing

23 June 2011 Airline News

Boeing and Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded ‘Norwegian’, have announced an order for 15 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes at the international 2011 Paris Air Show. The order, valued at $1.2 billion at list prices, brings the total number of 737-800s Norwegian has ordered direct from Boeing to 78.

Paris Air Show: Airbus poised to unveil record $16 billion order

Paris Air Show: Airbus poised to unveil record $16 billion order

22 June 2011 Airline News

Airbus is set to announce a record $16 billion plane order at the Paris Air Show. Indian budget carrier IndiGo is to purchase 180 A320neo jets, the European plane maker’s top-selling single-aisle aircraft. The healthy demand from buyers at the world’s biggest air show has provided evidence that civil aviation recovery is underway, powered by Asia. High fuel prices are also forcing a shift to buy fuel-efficient aircraft

Paris Air Show: MIAT Mongolian Airlines inks deal for new aircraft

Paris Air Show: MIAT Mongolian Airlines inks deal for new aircraft

21 June 2011 Airline News

Boeing and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes and one 767-300ER (extended range) airplane. The order, valued at $245 million at list prices, marks the first time in more than two decades that MIAT Mongolian Airlines will extend its route network by purchasing Boeing airplanes instead of leasing them.

Paris Air Show: Biofuel powered Boeing 747-8 Freighter arrives at Le Bourget

Paris Air Show: Biofuel powered Boeing 747-8 Freighter arrives at Le Bourget

21 June 2011 Airline News

A new cargo airplane designed by Boeing will make its international debut at Paris today after the first transatlantic flight of a commercial aircraft powered by sustainable aviation fuel. The Boeing 747-8 Freighter landed at Paris Le Bourget Airport earlier, piloted by Capt. Keith Otsuka and Capt. Rick Braun and Cargolux Capt. Sten Rossby.

Paris Air Show: Sales soar at Boeing

Paris Air Show: Sales soar at Boeing

20 June 2011 Airline News

American aviation giant Boeing has announced a series of deals on the first day of the Paris Air Show. Among the headline grabbing contracts were deals with World Travel Awards winner Qatar Airways, as well as secret commitments for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals.

Paris Air Show: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrives for international debut

Paris Air Show: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrives for international debut

20 June 2011 Airline News

The newest member of the Boeing range of commercial jetliners made its international air show debut earlier when the first 747-8 Intercontinental touched down at Paris Le Bourget Airport. The 747-8 - the longest passenger plane in the world, coming in at 76.4 metres (over 250 feet) - landed at a windy Le Bourget ahead of the biannual Paris Air Show.

Paris Air Show: Airbus sings engine provider deal

Paris Air Show: Airbus sings engine provider deal

20 June 2011 Airline News

Airbus has signed an exclusive deal with Rolls-Royce to power the enhanced A350-1000 aircraft at the Paris Air Show. The new higher thrust version of the Trent XWB, which is the most advanced civil aircraft engine on offer in the world, will deliver 97,000lbs maximum thrust to the aircraft.