Thursday, June 20, 2024

FIA16: Six more 737 MAX 8s for Air Lease Corporation

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has ordered six more Boeing 737 MAX 8s at the Farnborough International Airshow, bringing its total orders to 118. The order is worth $660 million and three orders are new, with the others previously attributed to an unidentified customer. Boeing has orders for more than 3,200 737 MAXs and says it […]

China Eastern to link Chicago and Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines is to increase US services with daily flights between Chicago and Shanghai from 18 March. The airline will use a Boeing 777-300ER on the service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, making it the only Chinese carrier to director connect Chicago and Shanghai. China Eastern Airlines chief marketing […]

Aeroflot receives second 737-800 of the year

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its second Boeing 737-800 Next Generation of the year, its fourth new aircraft of 2016. The latest 737-800 is named in honour of poet and publicist, Ivan Krylov. It follows a 737-800 named after poet, historian and journalist, Nikolay Karamzin on 1 February. In January, Aeroflot took delivery of two […]

Aeroflot takes delivery of Boeing 737-800

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation, named after Russian historian, poet and journalist, Nikolay Karamzin. This is the third aircraft Aeroflot has taken delivery of this year, having received two Sukhoi Superjet 100s in January. Aeroflot took delivery of four 737-800s in 2015, receiving two in July, one in August […]

Xiamen Airlines hopes for prosperity with 8,888th 737-800

Xiamen Airlines is hoping for a prosperous 2016 having taken delivery of the 8,888th Boeing 737-800 produced. In Chinese culture the number eight is considered fortunate because it sounds similar to the word meaning ‘prosperity’ or ‘wealth’. The 737-800 Next Generation received a special livery to commemorate its significance. Boeing Commercial Airplanes senior vice president […]

China Postal Airlines orders 10 Next Generation 737 Converted Freighters

China Postal Airlines has ordered 10 Next Generation Boeing 737 Converted Freighters (BCF) pending the programme launch. Boeing says the 737-800 is the first Next Generation 737 offered for conversion, and China Postal Airlines joined fellow Chinese carrier, YTO Airlines as the BCF launch customer. China Postal Airlines has also ordered seven 757-200s to convert […]

Biman Bangladesh Airlines takes delivery of Boeing 737-800

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has taken delivery of its first direct purchased Boeing 737-800 Next Generation, as part of its fleet modernisation. The Bangladeshi airline operates two 737-800s, two Boeing 777-200 Extended Ranges (ER), four Boeing 777-300ERs, two Airbus A310-300s and two Bombardier Dash 8 Q400s. It also has four Boeing 787-8s on order. Biman Bangladesh […]