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China Southern Airlines

Oct 16, 2016 Boeing and China Southern Airlines today finalized an order of 12 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $3.2 billion at current list prices. The new order strengthens China Southern's expanding long-haul fleet. "The 787 Dreamliners have helped us to achieve initial success in implementing our internationalization strategy in the past few years and enabled us to make our operation and services more appealing to passengers," said Tan Wangeng, CEO, China Southern Airlines. "The additional new 787-9s will further increase our capacity and services for our long-haul routes." China Southern Airlines,... Read more

Frontier Airlines

Sep 23, 2016 Because Frontier Airlines is a non-publicly-traded carrier (which, for one thing, means it doesn’t have earnings calls), it’s all the more interesting to interview the airline’s CEO Barry Biffle. Of course, we asked about a possible merger with Spirit or a possible IPO.... Read more


Sep 22, 2016   AMS Aircraft Services Limited (“AMS”) and EastMerchant Capital GmbH (“EastMerchant”) are pleased to announce their joint appointment, by China Airlines Limited, as exclusive remarketing agents for five (5) Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft. This joint appointment is a development of ... Read more

Qantas Airlines

Sep 13, 2016 Qantas reported a best-ever annual result. Not bad for a company that’s 95 years old. And not bad for a company that was barely breaking even just a few years ago. Virgin Australia, on the other hand, with a 2% operating margin, isn’t ... Read more

All Nippon Airways

Aug 29, 2016 Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) celebrated the delivery of the airline's 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony today at Boeing's Everett Delivery Center. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world's first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. "The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into new markets, while also forming the backbone of our long-haul fleet," said Osamu Shinobe,... Read more

Aug 22, 2016 Korean carriers Asiana and Korean Air are being squeezed between rapid growth from Chinese carriers and new capacity coming out of Japan. But nonetheless, the two Korean carriers posted some of the most improved earnings among widebody carriers worldwide. Japan Airlines and All Nippon, meanwhile, both ... Read more

Saudi Arabian Airlines

Aug 18, 2016 Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the versatile and successful A330 family.The aircraft is the first of the 20 A330-300 Regional aircraft ordered at the 2015 ... Read more

American Airlines

Jul 31, 2016 Earnings season is in full swing and really there’s too much to talk about within the average commute or treadmill run. So we’ll talk fast. And in this episode, our fast talk starts with American Airlines’ billion-dollar quarter and, naturally, how that compares ... Read more

Boeing at Day 3 of the Airshow

Jul 14, 2016 Boeing celebrates its centennial tomorrow amid a highly successful 2016 Farnborough International Airshow that has seen multi-billion dollar orders and commitments across the company, including defense platforms, commercial airplanes and services agreements. "As the birthplace of British aviation, there are few better backdrops to celebrate the accomplishments and wonders of the aerospace industry and mark our centennial than the Farnborough Airshow," said Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. "Throughout the show, we demonstrated and discussed our innovative and cost effective products and services and the tremendous value they provide our commercial and defense customers. "The British government announced ... Read more

Air Europa

Jul 13, 2016 Boeing and Air Europa today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. "The 737 MAX will complement Air Europa's growing fleet and is the perfect aircraft for our short-haul operations across Europe to feed our long-haul network from hubs in Madrid and Palma," said Juan José Hidalgo, president, Globalia, the parent ... Read more

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