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July 22, 2015, 11:44 AM

FedEx Places Largest Ever Boeing 767 Order

Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody

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Fuel prices have fallen to the point where it could make sense for some airli...
Apr 24, 2009 - 8:46 AM
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy often points to a coming wave of airplane retirements when questioned about airlines’ appetite for new equipment, even
Airbus delivered 116 airplanes during the first quarter, including the first ...
Apr 24, 2009 - 7:17 AM
First-quarter production activity essentially kept pace with last year’s rates at the major airliner manufacturers, as Boeing delivered <link http://www.ai
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Apr 24, 2009 - 7:10 AM
By early in the year it seemed obvious to all but the OEMs themselves that significant production rate cuts would have to happen, but it would take until t
Apr 22, 2009 - 9:35 AM
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney today revealed a further delay of the 747-8 Intercontinental, from the second quarter of 2011 to the fourth quarter of that year.
Apr 21, 2009 - 12:41 PM
Delta Air Lines will ground at least 30 Delta Connection Bombardier CRJs this year as it moves to execute “synergies” associated with its merger with North
Apr 21, 2009 - 10:30 AM
Boeing has completed major assembly of the first set of wings for the 747-8 Freighter, the company announced today.
Apr 20, 2009 - 11:20 AM
The UK’s Flybe has taken delivery of its 50th Bombardier Q400 airliner, equipped with the 1,000th installation of Ultra Electronics’ active noise control (
Apr 17, 2009 - 9:31 AM
EASA pilots have performed the first familiarization flights on Sukhoi Superjet 100 S/Ns 95001 and 95003, Superjet International announced today.
Apr 17, 2009 - 9:29 AM
American Airlines expects its first Boeing 787s to arrive about a year later than originally planned due to last year’s machinists’ strike at Boeing, accor
Apr 16, 2009 - 11:42 AM
Bahrain’s Gulf Air has lifted Boeing’s order figures out of negative territory this week with a conversion of so-called purchase rights on eight 787-8s, ma