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Frontier currently operates 18 A320 and 35 A319

Nov 25, 2014 Denver, CO - Frontier Airlines has placed a firm order for nine Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft. This is the first time Frontier has ordered the largest member of the Airbus A320 Family. The airline currently flies a fleet of 35 A319ceo, and 20 A320ceo aircraft.... Read more

Kuwait Airlines operates a B777-200ER

Nov 20, 2014 Seattle, WA – Boeing announced today that Kuwait Airways intents to purchase 10 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes worth $3.3 billion at current list prices. “We appreciate the start of a new partnership with Kuwait Airways,” said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales ... Read more

Becomes Chinese launch customer for LEAP-1A

Nov 11, 2014 ZHUHAI, China — China’s Zhejiang Loong Airlines today signed an agreement with CFM International to purchase LEAP-1A engines to power nine Airbus A320neo aircraft. CFM values the engine order at $260 million U.S. at list price, including spare engines. Zhejiang Loong Airlines,... Read more


Oct 01, 2014 Boeing and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental. Air China is the first carrier in Asia to operate the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8. The new airplane is the first of seven 747-8 Intercontinentals Air China has on order. ... Read more

Fabrice Bregier and Akbar Al Baker

Sep 17, 2014 At a ceremony in Hamburg hosted by Airbus, Qatar Airways, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines welcomed a new star to its fleet – the A380. In the presence of His Excellency  Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, and Fabrice ... Read more


Sep 01, 2014 Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest airline, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for two additional A320ceo aircraft, adding to a previous order for five A320s aircraft placed in September 2007.  All aircraft will be equipped with Airbus “Sharklet” fuel saving wing tip ... Read more


Jul 09, 2014 Boeing celebrated the first 787-9 Dreamliner delivery today with launch customer Air New Zealand. About 1,000 Boeing employees representing the 787 program joined Air New Zealand executives and guests at a unique celebration of this milestone event. "We are proud to be the launch customer for the 787-9," said Air New Zealand Chief Financial Officer Rob McDonald.... Read more

China Eastern Largest Ever Order Single Aisle

Jun 13, 2014 Boeing is pleased that China Eastern Airlines has committed to purchase 80 737s, including Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX airplanes. When finalized, the order will become China’s largest-ever purchase by an airline for single-aisle airplanes, worth more than $8 billion at current list prices. ... Read more

Nok Air

May 21, 2014 Boeing and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) finalized an order today for eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. Nok Air also announced that it intends to convert one of the 737-800s into a 737 MAX at a later date. "The 737 is the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth over the past 10 years," said Patee Sarasin, ... Read more

Lufthansa 747-800I

May 05, 2014 Boeing and Lufthansa celebrated the delivery of the German airline's 75th 747 on Wednesday.   "Lufthansa is proud to share this milestone with Boeing," said Nico Buchholz, executive vice president, Lufthansa Group Fleet Management. "The 747 is an amazing airplane and will continue to delight our passengers for many years to come, and provide them with the ultimate in comfort and efficiency." Lufthansa is the launch customer for the 747-8 Intercontinental jetliner and took delivery of the first ... Read more

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