Thursday, July 18, 2024

Cargolux receives 14th Boeing 747-8 Freighter

Cargolux Airlines International has taken delivery of its 14th Boeing 747-8 Freighter at a ceremony at Boeing’s Everett factory near Seattle. The aircraft, registration LX-VCN has been named ‘Spirit of Schengen’, was handed over on 29 September, having brought forward delivery to cater for predicted extra demand during the peak season. Cargolux president and chief […]

Turkish Airlines to receive 26 Boeings in 2016

Turkish Airlines is to take delivery of 26 Boeing aircraft in 2016, with six 777-300ERs and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. Boeing has received more than 7,000 orders for Next Generation 737s saying this is because of its wide market base, efficiency and low operating costs. Turkish Airlines chief investment and technology officer, Ahmet Bolat says: “The […]

Pegasus finalises order for five 737-800NGs

Pegasus Airlines has finalised an order for five Boeing 737-800 Next Generations, worth around $505 million. The airline, along with its subsidiaries, Air Manas and Izair, operates 69 aircraft, including 58 737-800s. Pegasus, which started charter flights in 1990 and scheduled services in 2005, flies to 33 destinations in Turkey and 70 in the rest of […]

Norwegian receives first 787-9

Norwegian has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, leased from MG Aviation. The airline already has eight 787-8s and will use the 787-9 on routes across North America, South America and South East Asia. Boeing says the 787-9’s fuselage is six metres longer than the 787-8, providing more cargo capacity with 20 per […]