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Boeing Unveils BBJ 777X

Seattle-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing, announced it is launching a new business jet model based on the 777X. Like its airliner counterpart, the BBJ 777X will be offered to customers in a -8, or -9 configuration with the -8 boasting the

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Cayman’s 737 MAX 8 in Caribbean Debut

Cayman Airways has received the first of four Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The aircraft, VP-CIW (c/n 63809), is currently the only of the type in service with a Caribbean operator and marks the latest stage of the carrier’s route expansion

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Boeing Delivers 2000th Aircraft to China

Boeing is celebrating a major milestone as it hands over its 2000th commercial jet to a Chinese operator. Delivery of a 737 MAX 8, B-1136 (c/n 43831), for Xiamen Airlines marked the achievement, complementing the carrier’s seven existing examples. The

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British Airways Retires 767

Nearly 30 years after entering service, British Airways has bid farewell to the Boeing 767 after a final commercial flight from Larnaca to Heathrow on November 25. The service took place on British Airways’ 767-300 registered G-BZHA (c/n 29230). The

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Milestone For Boeing 777X

Major fuselage sections of Boeing’s 777X flight test aircraft have been brought together for the first time at the manufacturer’s Everett facility. Known as the ‘final body join,’ Boeing teams connected the widebody’s nose, mid and aft sections. The new jet

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Caribbean Airlines Go MAX

Caribbean Airlines has signed a deal with Boeing to replace its current 737-800 fleet with the 12 737 MAX 8 aircraft “over the coming years”. The flag carrier of Trinidad and Tobago has operated previous generation 737s since 2007 and currently

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Jeju Orders 40 737 MAX

Jeju Air has placed a firm order for Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, in the largest single order from a Korean low-cost carrier. The deal, valued at up to US$5.9bn at list prices, includes 40 firm orders and 10 options. The new

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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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Etihad Launches New Economy Seating

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is to introduce a new seating product. Branded as Economy Space, the seats will feature an increased seat pitch of up to 36” (91cm) on the carrier’s widebody fleet. Etihad Airways aim to retrofit its ten

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Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

US aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled its first European manufacturing site in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, making actuation system components for 737 and 767 aircraft. When at full capacity, the facility will produce thousands of components each month which will then

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