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Apr 04, 2013 Boeing, Sberbank of Russia and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sberbank Leasing, have reached an agreement on an order for 12 Next-Generation 737-800s. The airplanes are intended for operational leasing under Sberbank's contract with Transaero, one of Sberbank's key corporate customers. Valued at more than ... Read more

air berlin's Airline Nikki

Mar 28, 2013 Germany's airberlin group took delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with fuel saving wing tip devices, called Sharklets. The aircraft will join the fleet of the Austrian based airline NIKI, which is owned by the airberlin group. Between now and 2015 the airberlin group, Germany’... Read more

Mar 04, 2013 Boeing announced today that Air China has agreed to buy two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals, one 777-300ER (Extended Range) and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. In addition, Air China Cargo, a subsidiary of Air China, has agreed to buy eight 777 Freighters. The airline plans to expand its ... Read more

American Airlines and US Airways Merge

Feb 15, 2013 AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc.announced February 14, 2013 that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine to create a premier global carrier,... Read more

737 MAX

Feb 13, 2013 Boeing and Icelandair announced a firm order today for 16 737 MAX airplanes, valued at more than $1.6 billion at list prices. The order, originally announced as a commitment for 12 airplanes in December 2012, has been increased to 16 airplanes and includes 737 MAX 8s ... Read more

Honeywell Avionics in E-Jets

Feb 05, 2013 Embraer S.A. has selected Honeywell to provide its Primus Epic 2 integrated avionics system for the second generation of E-Jets, which are planned to enter service in 2018. The decision is another important milestone in the program that is expected to be launched later this year. ... Read more

Turkish Airline A330-300

Feb 04, 2013 Turkish Airlines has signed a firm order for two additional A330-300 passenger aircraft and three options as part of the carrier’s continued growth plans. The additional order for the A330 Family is taking their total firm order for the type to 38. Turkish Airlines placed their first order ... Read more

Jan 19, 2013 It’s a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company today unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft set to fly on Jan. 31.  In addition, American plans to continue ... Read more


Dec 18, 2012 Pegasus Airlines, the second largest airline in Turkey, has signed for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft (58 A320neo and 17 A321neo models), of which 75 are firm orders. Pegasus becomes a new Airbus customer and the first Turkish airline to order the A320neo.  ... Read more

DELTA buys 49% Virgin Atlantic

Dec 12, 2012 Delta Airlines is buying a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic for $360,000,000, currently owned by Singapore Airlines. In 2000 Singapore Airlines bought the 49% stake for $960,000,000 and has been open to offers since the middle of 2011.   ... Read more

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