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Qatar A380

Sep 09, 2013 Qatar Airways’ first A380 took off from Toulouse on its maiden flight to Hamburg where the aircraft will be fitted with its cabin before being painted. The Doha based carrier has firm orders for ten A380s and will become the eleventh airline to join the prestigious club of ... Read more

787 Dreamliner

Aug 26, 2013 Boeing and Xiamen Airlines have finalized an order for six 787-8s. Originally announced by Xiamen Airlines in May 2011, the order is valued at $1.3 billion at list prices.  "Adding 787s to our all-Boeing fleet is a strategic decision to facilitate our international expansion plans," said Che Shanglun, president and CEO of Xiamen Airlines. "The range and efficiency of the 787 makes it an ideal fit in our new, non-stop international routes." As China's ... Read more

777-300ER

Jul 22, 2013 Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced an order for five 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The Turkish flag-carrier has exercised options on five 777-300ERs that were first announced in December 2012 as part of a previous firm order for 15 777-300ERs. ... Read more

British Airways A380 - Photo by Bert van Leeuwen

Jul 08, 2013 British Airways is poised to become the 10th operator of Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner following handover of the airline’s no. 1 A380 today The British carrier – which has 12 A380s on order as part of its long-haul fleet renewal – plans to use ... Read more

787 Dreamliner

Jul 08, 2013 Boeing and Hainan Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.  The delivery is the first of 10 787s for Hainan Airlines.  "Today is a great day for Hainan Airlines as the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world joins our fleet," said Mu Weigang, vice chairman of Hainan Airlines. "The 787 will allow Hainan Airlines to open new routes from Beijing to North America and provide our unique 'Eastern-style' five-star in-flight experience for global passengers." Hainan Airlines will first operate the Dreamliner on ... Read more

777-300ER

Jul 03, 2013 Boeing and Garuda Indonesia celebrated the arrival of the airline's first 777-300ER (Extended Range) in Jakarta Tuesday. The long-haul, twin-aisle airplane is the first of 10 777-300ERs delivered to the airline and is a key component of the Garuda Indonesia's Quantum Leap fleet revitalization program. "The 777 is an extraordinary airplane that will bring a new level of experience for our first and business class passengers," ... Read more

737-800

Jun 19, 2013 Boeing and Ryanair today finalized a firm order for 175 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes valued at $15.6 billion at list prices. The order, originally announced as a commitment in March, is Boeing's largest ever aircraft order from a European airline.  At a signing ceremony today ... Read more

V2500

Jun 18, 2013 China Aircraft Leasing Company Ltd. (CALC) has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG will provide V2500 engines to power 11 new A320 family aircraft. The new aircraft are part of CALC’s goal to grow its operating leasing fleet. CALC chose the ... Read more

V2500

Jun 18, 2013 Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected IAE International Aero Engines AG’s V2500 engine to power its order for 34 A321 aircraft. The V2500 deal includes a V-ServicesSM Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA). Deliveries are scheduled to begin in August 2013 and continue over a four-year period. “... Read more

747-800I & 777-300ER

Jun 18, 2013 Boeing and Korean Air today announced that the airline has agreed to purchase five 747-8 Intercontinental airplanes and six 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, valued at approximately $3.6 billion at current list prices. Boeing will work with Korean Air to finalize the order, at which time the order ... Read more

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