Monthly Archives: September 2011

Boeing Delivers First 787 After Three Years of Delays

Finally. It took three years longer then scheduled but Boeing has delivered its first 787 to launch customer All Nippon Airways with the first plane landing in Japan early Sunday morning according to Reuters. Boeing held a ceremony over the … Continue reading

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United Looking to Place Huge Order

On the heels of a string of late plane orders over the past year, United Airlines appears set to place a major order for narrowbody aircraft sometime in the next six months Reuters reports. “They (United Continental) are looking at … Continue reading

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Boeing Postpones 747-8 Delivery Ceremony Over Contract Issue

Bloomberg is reporting that Cargolux will not receive its first 747-8 on Tuesday due to an unknown contractual dispute between Boeing and the European cargo airline. Boeing had to cancel three days’ worth of ceremonies and events yesterday because of … Continue reading

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Airlines Still Adding New Fares as Costs Stay High

Over the weekend US Airways raised same-day fares anywhere from $6 to $10 round trip causing other airlines to follow suit according to USA Today. The increase was the tenth rate hike this season as airlines have tried to stay profitable … Continue reading

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Boeing’s New 737 Dubbed ‘Max’

Boeing announced last week that it will re-engine its most popular commercial plane, the 737, making the new plane more energy efficient. The announcement concluded months of speculation over whether Boeing would re-engine the narrowbody plane or launch a brand … Continue reading

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