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Airbus vs. Boeing: Who Came Out on Top in 2018?

The two biggest names in commercial aircraft manufacturing both broke delivery records last year. Boeing edged ahead of its European rival Airbus with 806 deliveries to 800, retaining the coveted title as the world’s biggest aeroplane producer. The latest figures

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First Look at WestJet 787-9

WestJet has released the first images of its new Boeing 787-9. The example, C-GUDH (c/n 64974) is pictured straight out of the paint shop with a refreshed livery, representing the first of ten Dreamliners on order for the Calgary-based carrier.

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United’s Grand Plans for San Fran

United Airlines will bolster its operations from San Francisco as part of a major international expansion from the Pacific hub. Among the new routes are daily services to Amsterdam/Schiphol from March 30, three times weekly nonstop flights to Melbourne from

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United Confirms 787-10 Debut

United Airlines has announced six cities that will be the first international destinations to welcome its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. Services from the carrier’s New York/Newark hub to Frankfurt, Paris/Charles de Gaulle and Dublin are among those featuring the 787-10

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Air Tahiti Nui Dreamliner Debut

Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner to Air Tahiti Nui. The aircraft, F-OMUA (c/n 39297), was acquired from Air Lease Corporation (ALC) on October 8 and is the first Boeing jet in the carrier’s fleet. It will be used

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United Boosts Commitment to Dreamliner

United Airlines and Boeing have announced the carrier is further expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet. The new order for nine 787-9 examples is valued at US$2.53bn at list prices and is in addition the four announced in July. The Chicago-based

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American opts for Boeing over Airbus

American Airlines has cancelled its order for 22 Airbus A350s, instead placing an order for 47 additional Boeing 787s, valued at $12bn.  The new Dreamliners, 22 -8s and 25 -9s powered by General Electric’s GEnx-1B engines, are scheduled to begin

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Gatwick Welcomes Back Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways will return to Gatwick on May 22 with the launch of a new double-daily service from Doha.  The oneworld carrier will use a two class Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route, fitted with 22 seats in Business Class

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Boeing Sets New Record

Boeing is in a celebratory mood after delivering more commercial aircraft during 2017 than any other manufacturer. The record total of 763 aircraft means it has beaten its European rival for the sixth consecutive year.  The company says the milestone

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New UK-US Links for Norwegian

Norwegian is introducing new services from Gatwick to Seattle and Denver.  The low-cost long-haul carrier will begin a four times weekly link to Seattle from September 17, flying on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Service to Denver will start on

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