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Malaysia Airlines 777 Shot Down in Ukraine, All 295 on Board Dead – UPDATE 4

Malaysia Airlines 777 Shot Down in Ukraine, All 295 on Board Dead – UPDATE 4

| July 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has been shot down in Ukraine near the Russian border Thursday. …

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FedEx MD-11 Landing at Boston [VIDEO]

FedEx MD-11 Landing at Boston [VIDEO]

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Boeing, Qatar Airways Finalize Order for 50 777Xs

Boeing, Qatar Airways Finalize Order for 50 777Xs

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. …

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Airbus A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign On Track for Certification This Year

Airbus A350 XWB Flight Test Campaign On Track for Certification This Year

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ “Xtra” work is paying off as the five-aircraft test fleet’s activity remains on-track for this jetliner’s certification in the third quarter, with the first customer delivery – to Qatar Airways – before the end of 2014. …

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Air Mauritius Orders Six Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

Air Mauritius Orders Six Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Air Mauritius, the flag carrier of Mauritius has decided to expand and modernise its long-haul fleet with a Memorandum of Understanding for four A350-900 aircraft. …

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines Announce Commitment for 50 737 MAX 8s

Boeing, Hainan Airlines Announce Commitment for 50 737 MAX 8s

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and Hainan Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for 50 737 MAX 8s, reaffirming the Chinese airline’s preference for an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet. …

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Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 Landing Dusseldorf [VIDEO]

Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 Landing Dusseldorf [VIDEO]

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

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Boeing, Air Lease Corporation Announce 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 Order

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation Announce 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 Order

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced today an order for 26 airplanes – six 777-300ER (Extended Range) and reconfirmed 20 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $3.9 billion at current list prices. …

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Embraer and Trans States Sign Deal for up to 100 Embraer E175-E2s Jets

Embraer and Trans States Sign Deal for up to 100 Embraer E175-E2s Jets

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Embraer S.A. announced today, at the 2014 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow, that it has received an order for 50 E175-E2 jets from Trans States Holdings, parent company of Trans States Airlines, Compass Airlines and GoJet Airlines. The agreement also includes options for an additional 50 units, taking the total order potential to 100 […]

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AirAsia X to order 50 Airbus A330neo Aircraft

AirAsia X to order 50 Airbus A330neo Aircraft

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

AirAsia X, the long haul affiliate of Asia’s largest low cost airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understand (MOU) with Airbus for 50 A330-900neo aircraft. The agreement sees the airline become a launch customer for the latest version of the best-selling widebody. AirAsia X will also be one of the first operators of the aircraft, […]

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