Boeing and VietJet sign MoU for additional 100 737 MAX airplanes

Agreement includes 80 737 MAX 10s, which would be largest commitment in Asia Deal to double Vietnamese carrier’s 737 MAX fleet to 200 FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —Boeing [NYSE:BA] and VietJet [HOSE: VJC] signed a Memorandum of Understanding today (July 18, 2018) at the 2018 Farnborough International for an additional 100 737… Read the full press release

Vistara to expand its fleet with 13 aircrafts from Airbus and Boeing for USD 3.1 billion

New Delhi, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has agreed to place firm orders with Airbus for 13 aircraft from the A320neo family and with Boeing for six 787-9 Dreamliner. Together, the deals are valued at USD 3.1 billion, based on… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines expands Boeing fleet with 737 MAX 8

Africa’s largest and fastest-growing airline expands Boeing fleet with new and improved 737 jet Delivery is first of 30 MAX jets for Ethiopian and will be largest 737 MAX fleet in the Continent SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first of 30 737 MAX… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Boeing EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft to be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show

A variant of the F/A-18 Super Hornet, the Growler airborne electronic attack fighter jet will be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show ARLINGTON, Va, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy will exhibit the EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft for the first time in Finland…. Read the full press release

Ryanair brings its total firm orders for Boeing 737 MAX 200 “Gamechanger” aircraft to 135

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (24 Apr) announced the exercise of 25 Boeing 737 MAX 200 “Gamechanger” aircraft options, bringing its total firm orders for this aircraft to 135, the first of which come onstream in the first half of 2019. These aircraft, which are valued at more… Read the full press release

Ryanair finalizes order for 25 additional high-capacity Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Additional order takes Ryanair’s 737 MAX order total to 135 airplanes Europe’s largest low cost-carrier is the launch customer for high capacity MAX 8 variant DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair today announced they finalized an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $3 billion order, at current… Read the full press release

Boeing: Qatar Airways to purchase five 777 Freighters valued at $1.7 billion

WASHINGTON, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. When a purchase is finalized, it will be posted to Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website. The letter of intent was signed during a ceremony attended by Qatari… Read the full press release

Lion Air Group to expand its fleet with 50 Boeing 737 MAX 10 airplanes

Fast-growing carrier placed the largest incremental order of Boeing’s newest 737 jet MAX 10 will be the most efficient and profitable single-aisle airplane Lion Air Group to operate MAX 8, 9, and, 10, maximizing commonality and flexibility JAKARTA, Indonesia, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Lion Air Group today announced the… Read the full press release

Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen technology combines with Bad Elf Wombat device to update avionics data cards directly from the cockpit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today introduced a new mobile version of its Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) flight data update technology, and announced a new strategic alliance with Bad Elf, a leading provider of aviation hardware and software solutions. Together, Jeppesen and Bad Elf have… Read the full press release

Kazakhstan carrier SCAT Airlines take delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane

SCAT will be the first in Central Asia to fly the new and improved 737 airplane Kazakhstan carrier expects double-digit improvement in fuel efficiency and environmental performance SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SCAT Airlines celebrated the delivery of the Kazakhstan carrier’s first 737 MAX 8 airplane, one of six that… Read the full press release

Ukrainian SkyUp Airlines finalizes firm order for five Boeing 737 MAX airplanes

New Ukrainian airline chooses efficient 737 MAX family for its growth plans SkyUp becomes 95th MAX customer, and first in Eastern Europe to order the MAX 10 model KIEV, Ukraine, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and SkyUp Airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for five 737 MAX airplanes valued at $624… Read the full press release

Boeing to establish a new research center in the Republic of Korea

Research will focus on strategic technologies to enable innovation Boeing plans to open the research facility by mid-2018 SEOUL, South Korea, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the company’s intention to establish a new research center in the Republic of Korea; the company is currently in discussion with the Korean… Read the full press release

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program Boeing will oversee screening, selection and training of 100 Okay Airways pilot cadets over the next five years Cadet training for YTO Airlines and Kunming Airlines underway SHANGHAI, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its commercial Pilot Development Program (PDP) with the addition… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers Icelandair’s first 737 MAX airplane

Airline to expand fleet and enhance trans-Atlantic operations with MAX 8, MAX 9 jets REYKJAVIK, Iceland, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Icelandair today (March 1, 2018) celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane as the Icelandic carrier seeks to grow and renew its fleet and enhance its trans-Atlantic… Read the full press release

Boeing welcomes Tim Keating as executive vice president of Government Operations

Change comes as company steps up philanthropic investment ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today (March 1, 2018) announced that it has named Tim Keatingas executive vice president of Government Operations. Keating, 56, has served as senior vice president of Government Operations since joining Boeing in May 2008. In this role,… Read the full press release

Boeing to develop its largest autonomous systems development program outside of the U.S. in Australia

Boeing to create Australian-developed, exportable autonomous systems capability Marks Boeing’s second collaboration with Queensland Government, businesses to develop autonomous systems enabling technologies BRISBANE, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia will be home to Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] largest autonomous systems development program outside of the United States following a new partnership agreement with the Queensland Government…. Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Linda Mills as VP of Communications, Commercial Airplanes

Linda Mills, award-winning public relations executive, joins Boeing from Starbucks SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today announced the appointment of Linda Mills as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the company’s $58 billion business unit that designs and builds the world’s most advanced and efficient jetliners. Mills, an award-winning… Read the full press release

Boeing to supply four 787-9 Dreamliners to Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc

Morocco’s flag carrier expands 787 fleet to enable growth in international routes SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Royal Air Maroc (RAM) today announced orders for (4) 787-9 Dreamliners – valued at $1.1 billion at list prices – that will enable Morocco’s flag carrier to expand international service. The orders, previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s… Read the full press release

Royal Jordanian Airlines selects Boeing to provide its 787 flight training

Five-year contract will provide comprehensive 787 pilot training DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Royal Jordanian Airlines today announced at the 2017 Dubai Air Show the carrier has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide Royal Jordanian with a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways to support its 747-8 freighter fleet through the Boeing Landing Gear Overhaul and Exchange Program

DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today an agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways to support its 747-8 freighter fleet through the Boeing Landing Gear Overhaul and Exchange Program. Through the offering, Cathay’s 747-8 freighter fleet, representing 14 aircraft, will receive fully overhauled and certified landing gear as well as AOG… Read the full press release

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announce deal for four Boeing 777 Freighters valued at more than $1.3 billion

Order boosts carrier’s 777 Freighter fleet from six to 10 Net orders for 777s this year reach 57; supports production transition to 777X DUBAI, United Arab Emirates,, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters – the world’s largest and longest-range twin-engine cargo… Read the full press release

ALAFCO supports its future growth with 20 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8s

Lessor doubles down on MAX, to support ALAFCO’s future growth DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) finalized an order for 20 additional 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, doubling the lessor’s order book for the MAX airplane. Kuwait-based ALAFCO,… Read the full press release

Boeing: Azerbaijan Airlines grows its fleet with five more 787-8 Dreamliners

Azerbaijan Airlines grows its 787 Dreamliner fleet from two to seven The airline will be the launch customer for the 787 landing gear exchange program DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced an order for five more 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two… Read the full press release

Boeing welcomes Emirates’ commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners to power its fleet expansion and future growth

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s largest airlines picks the ultra-efficient 787 to optimize its future fleet Airplane deal to sustain tens of thousands U.S. jobs Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Emirates, one of the world’s largest airlines, announced a commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners at the 2017… Read the full press release

flydubai orders 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts to support its continued expansion

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and… Read the full press release

Aurora Flight Sciences now A Boeing Company

New subsidiary to accelerate development of autonomous technology CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems. Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called Aurora Flight Sciences, A… Read the full press release

Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company sign agreement for 300 airplanes valued at more than $37 billion

Builds on a strong foundation and growing partnership BEIJING, CHINA, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company (CASC) today signed an agreement for 300 airplanes during a ceremony in Beijing. It was part of the United States trade mission to China, and was signed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 787-9

Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner carries much-needed medical equipment and supplies to Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest… Read the full press release

Boeing VP Joan Robinson-Berry received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards

Recognized for leadership and advocacy for young women in aerospace industry Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing [NYSE: BA] South Carolina, received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards ceremony last night. “We are incredibly proud of Joan and the recognition she is… Read the full press release