Kevin McAllister

Qatar Lines Up More 777Fs

Qatar Airways has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for five Boeing 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7bn at list prices.  The LOI was signed during a ceremony attended by Qatari Minister of Finance and Qatar Airways Chairman Ali Sharif Al

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UPS Signs for more Jumbos

Cargo specialist UPS has ordered 14 additional Boeing 747-8Fs and four 767Fs in a bid to meet growing demand.  The carrier says none of the new jets will be used to replace existing aircraft in the fleet. The latest 747-8F

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Dubai: flydubai Increases its MAX Commitment

Low-cost carrier flydubai has signed a commitment for 225 Boeing 737 MAX jets, valued at $27bn.  The deal, covering 175 aircraft and 50 purchase rights, was announced at the Dubai Airshow where the airline’s first 737 MAX 8 had been

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Dubai: Boeing wins Azerbaijan Airlines Deal

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced an order for five Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two “large freighters” on day one of the Dubai Airshow.  The agreement is valued at $1.9bn at current list prices.  Boeing says the freighter

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Dubai: Emirates Orders 787-10

Emirates kicked off the Dubai Airshow with a bumper order for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.  The deal, including associated equipment, is valued at $15.1bn at current list prices.  Under the terms of the agreement Emirates has the ability to switch

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Jumbos for Qatar

Qatar Airways has ordered two Boeing 747-8 Freighters, and four additional 777-300ERs, in a deal valued at $2.16bn at list prices.  The aircraft were previously attributed to an unidentified customer in the manufacturer’s orderbook.  The Doha-based carried has already taken

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Malaysia Airlines Signs MOU for Dreamliners

Malaysia Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners as well as eight additional  737 MAX 8 purchase rights.  The deal was announced during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s visit to the US. The oneworld

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Maiden MAX for flydubai

Low-cost carrier flydubai has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, A6-MAX (c/n 60966).  The aircraft, the first of 76 the airline has on order, was handed over on July 31 making flydubai the first operator of the

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Norwegian Becomes First European MAX Operator

Low-cost carrier Norwegian has taken delivery of its first two Boeing 737 MAX 8s.  The jets, EI-FYA (c/n 42830) and EI-FYB (c/n 42826), were handed over to the carrier at a special ceremony at the manufacturer’s Boeing Field facility on

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Maiden Boeing 737 MAX Delivered

Malindo Air has taken delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX 8, 9M-LRC (c/n 42985).  The Malaysian carrier will be the first to put the type into commercial service, after the jet was handed over at Boeing Field on May

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