Sunday, June 23, 2024

Saudia takes delivery of first 787 Dreamliner

Saudi Arabian Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, as part of a delivery of two 787-9s and one Boeing 777-300ER [Extended Range]. The national airline of Saudi Arabia ordered eight 787-9s in 2010 and the latest delivery brings its Boeing fleet to 48 aircraft, including 777-200ERs, 777-300ERs and 747-400s. Boeing Commercial […]

IAG Cargo to start Madrid to Shanghai and Tokyo services

IAG Cargo boosts Latin American

IAG Cargo is to start Madrid – Shanghai in late 2016 and Madrid – Tokyo services from 18 October. The flights will be operated by Iberia, and will be served by Airbus A330-200s with 13 tonnes of cargo capacity. The Tokyo flights will leave Madrid on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays while the Shanghai services are […]

Emirates to retire over 50 aircraft by 2018

Emirates Airline is to retire 26 aircraft in 2016 to be replaced with 20 new Airbus A380s and 16 Boeing 777-300 Extended Ranges (ER). The airline will be replacing 12 Airbus A330-300s, four Airbus A340-300s, one A340-500, six Boeing 777-200ERs, two Boeing 777-300s and one Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates says the new A380s and 777-300ERs will […]