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Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two Boeing 777 Freighters

o Twin-engine freighter order to help boost airline's cargo expansion strategy DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, - Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced an order for two Boeing 777 Freighters at the 2011 Dubai Air Show. Valued at $560 million at current list prices, the airplanes will increase the airline's 777 Freighter fleet to eight when delivered. As we accelerate efforts to boost...

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Boeing and Lion Air Pioneer Precision Satellite Navigation Technology

RNP debuts in South Asia for capacity, safety and environmental benefits. WASHINGTON, -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Lion Air, an all-Boeing Next-Generation 737 operator, are pioneering the use of precision navigation technology in South Asia with the introduction of Required Navigation Performance (RNP) flight operations. RNP enables airplanes, using global positioning systems, to fly precisely...

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Arik Air Orders Two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals

- Arik becomes the first airline in Africa to order Boeing's newest and largest airplane WASHINGTON - Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Nigeria's Arik Air today announced a deal for two 747-8 Intercontinental airplanes. The order is valued at $635 million at list prices and was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's website. The order was announced during a signing ceremony at the...

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Boeing 747-8 Receives ICAO 'Heavy' Designation for Separation

Ruling means newest 747 can operate under same separation distance as 747-400 EVERETT, Wash., -- The new Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 will be able to operate at the same separation distances as the 747-400, according to a ruling from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO, a United Nations agency tasked with codifying principles and techniques for international air navigation, sent...

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Boeing, Delta Air Lines Announce Order for 100 Next-Generation 737-900ERs

737-900ER is part of Delta's fleet renewal effort - The order has a list-price value of more than $8.5 billion SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Delta Air Lines today announced an order for 100 Next-Generation 737-900ER (extended range) airplanes. The order, with a list-price value of more than $8.5 billion, is part of Delta's fleet renewal effort to replace its less...

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New Boeing 747-8 Freighter Certified for Entry into Service

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, European Aviation Safety Agency certify design of new member of 747 family SEATTLE, -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification Friday for the new 747-8 Freighter, passing two of the final landmarks on the airplane's journey to entry into service. The FAA granted Boeing an...

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Boeing, Thai Airways International Finalize Order for 777-300ERs

Carrier expands its Boeing 777 fleet to 39 airplanes SEATTLE - Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Thai Airways International (THAI) have finalized a firm order for six 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes. The order completes an agreement to purchase Boeing 777-300ERs announced during the Paris Air Show in June. At list prices, the order is valued at $1.7 billion. These additional Boeing 777-300ERs will...

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New Boeing 747-8 Freighter Completes Certification Flight Testing

Major milestone on drive to certification, delivery of newest member of the 747 family EVERETT, Wash. - The new Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 Freighter successfully completed its certification flight test program Tuesday, with two airplanes landing at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Flight test airplane RC522 completed testing of the flight management computer (FMC) and RC523 completed function &...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Boeing Delivers First 737 with Performance Improvement Engines

Performance and drag improvements provided at no additional cost to customers SEATTLE, July 21, 2011 - The first Boeing (NYSE: BA) Next-Generation 737 with the certified performance improvement engines was delivered on a 737-800 to China Southern Airlines at Boeing Field in Seattle last week. The new CFM56-7BE engine configuration, which is now standard on all delivered 737s, is an improved...

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Boeing and ANA Begin 787 Service Readiness Validation in Japan

Crowds celebrate 787's debut landing in Asia TOKYO- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and ANA today began an important validation of their readiness for the 787 Dreamliner's entry into service. Throughout the coming days, ANA pilots, together with Boeing, will fly a 787 on actual airline routes in Japan using airline dispatch and flight rules. ANA's mechanics and ground crews also will gain experience with the...

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