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Air New Zealand Has an Unexpected Success

Nov 13, 2012 The New Zealand Herald News reported on Nov. 4 that Air New Zealand’s new in-flight safety video has gone viral. According to Air New Zealand international marketing chief Jodi Williams, the video received more than one million views on its first day when launched on YouTube October ... Read more

Taiwan Based Eva Air A321

Nov 05, 2012 EVA Air of Taiwan has become a new operator of Airbus single aisle aircraft following the delivery today of its first A321. The aircraft is being leased from Aviation Capital Group (ACG) and is the first of 12 A321s ordered by the US lessor. The aircraft was handed over ... Read more

JAL Dreamliner with Design Winning Art

Oct 14, 2012 "Fly the Skies" Project resumes 4 years later with art contest, rare Ghibli short. Japan Airlines (JAL) and Studio Ghibli unveiled the Boeing 787jetliner decorated by Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki himself and seven winners of a children's art contest at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Saturday.    ... Read more

787 Dreamliner

Aug 16, 2012 Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated today the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "Today begins the first day in a new era of flying for our passengers and brings us even closer to our vision for the future, Vision 2025," said Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines. "We are pleased to be the first airline in the world outside Japan to receive this technologically advanced aircraft. We have been waiting for this airplane and now that we officially have it and will show it to the world, I can say with pride, it was worth the wait. This airplane is going to move Ethiopian Airlines to the forefront of aviation leadership around the globe." The 787 Dreamliner is composed of light-weight composites and features numerous system, engine and aerodynamic advancements making it more efficient to operate ... Read more

Malaysia 75th 737

Aug 09, 2012 Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the direct delivery of the airline’s 75th 737 aircraft during an event at Boeing Field. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800, is scheduled to arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Wednesday. “The 737 has been an amazing airplane for our ... Read more

Jul 25, 2012 Boeing announced today a commitment by Aeromexico to purchase up to 100 single- and twin-aisle airplanes – a combination of 737 MAXs and 787 Dreamliners – in an agreement that will fuel the airline's expansion. The commitment by Mexico’s largest airline includes up to 90 737 ... Read more

Jul 19, 2012 Boeing announced an order by United Continental Holdings, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Air Lines, Inc., for 150 737 airplanes, including 100 of the new 737 MAX 9. United, the world's largest airline by traffic, is the latest carrier ... Read more

Jun 25, 2012 The first A380 for Thai Airways International (THAI) was rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg over the weekend, bearing the airline’s distinctive livery. This marks the completion of the painting and cabin installation work on the aircraft, which will now enter a final ... Read more

UPS 767F

May 23, 2012 Boeing and UPS celebrated the delivery of the cargo operator's 50th 767-300 Freighter. The airplane joins the world's largest 767 Freighter fleet. "The Boeing 767 Freighter is the workhorse of our fleet," said UPS Airlines President Mitch Nichols. "This versatile widebody is an important element in UPS's global logistics network, helping us reach over 200 countries and territories each day." The 767 Freighter is based on the popular 767-300ER (extended range) passenger airplane. Able to ... Read more

Hainan Airlines - Photo China Daily

May 18, 2012 Chinese airlines will continue to oppose the European Union arrangement used to reducegreenhouse gas emissions, despite the EU's warning that it might take punitive measures in response,the China Air Transport Association said on Thursday."Chinese airlines' opposition to the Emissions Trading Scheme has not changed, and Chineseairlines will not abide by the system without being ordered to by the government," said Chai Haibo, deputy secretary-general of the association.Chai said Chinese airlines are ... Read more


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