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Concept from NASA's subsonic fixed-wing program

Mar 03, 2011 CHICAGO - Boeing, shifting focus on its next new aircraft, is now leaning toward developing a successor to its best-selling 737 single-aisle jet before making improvements to the wide-body 777. A new plane probably would be wider than the 737 and seat about 150 to 220 people,... Read more

TRIP operates nine E-175s

Mar 01, 2011 São José dos Campos – Embraer has signed a new contract with TRIP Linhas Aéreas for the sale of four EMBRAER 190 jets. With this order, the total E-Jets ordered by TRIP comes to 24, taking into consideration aircraft acquired directly from Embraer or ... Read more

AirAsia X A330-300

Mar 01, 2011 TOULOUSE - AirAsia X, the long haul low fare affiliate of the Malaysia-based AirAsia Group, has placed a firm order with Airbus for three A330-200s. Scheduled for delivery from 2014, the aircraft will be operated on the carrier's expanding network, offering low fare service to destinations ... Read more

TAM A320

Mar 01, 2011 TOULOUSE - Airbus announced that TAM Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 32 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprising 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft. The order makes TAM the launch customer for the A320neo in Latin America. Engine selection will ... Read more

TAM 777-300ER

Feb 28, 2011 SEATTLE Boeing and TAM Linhas Aereas today announced the Brazilian carrier ordered two additional 777-300ERs (extended range) with two purchase rights. Today's order, valued at approximately $568 million at current list prices, brings the total number of 777s TAM has on order to 12. "TAM continues to position itself as one of the world's leading airlines," said ... Read more

A380 rendering in Skymark livery

Feb 21, 2011 TOULOUSE - Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest and fast growing airline, signed a contract for four A380s with Airbus, firming up a Memorandum of Understanding announced in November 2010.  The contract was signed on Thursday, 17th February, during a ceremony held at ... Read more

LAN Airlines 767-300ER

Feb 19, 2011 EVERETT - Boeing announced Friday that Chile's LAN Airlines ordered three additional passenger 767-300ER airplanes valued at $493 million at current list prices. This latest order brings the total number of 767s ordered from LAN to 33. "This order for additional 767s builds on the long-standing relationship between Boeing and LAN," said Marlin Dailey, vice president of Sales & ... Read more

A330 Production Aircraft

Feb 04, 2011 TOULOUSE - Airbus has decided this week to raise the production rate for its A330 Family to ten aircraft a month from the second quarter of 2013. Currently Airbus turns out eight A330 Family aircraft each month. This monthly rate will increase to nine in early 2012, ... Read more

Dniproavia operates 22 ERJ-145

Jan 31, 2011 SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS – Embraer and Dniproavia, a member of the Ukrainian Aviation Group Alliance, came to an arrangement, today, regarding the delivery of ten EMBRAER 190s, with options for another five jets. The aircraft will be operated by Dniproavia, in cooperation ... Read more

Alaska Airlines has fleet of 12 B737-900 (non-ER)

Jan 25, 2011 SEATTLE - Boeing and Alaska Airlines today announced an order for 15 Next-Generation 737 airplanes, comprised of 13 737-900ERs (extended range) and two 737-800s. The 737-900ER is a new model for the Alaska Airlines fleet. The contract, which includes exercised options previously placed by Alaska, is ... Read more


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