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Boeing Delivers World’s First 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Singapore Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 787-10 airplane, the newest and largest member of the Dreamliner family and a jet that will set a new global standard for fuel efficiency. About 3,000 people marked the milestone at Boeing’s facility in North Charleston, South Carolina where the latest 787 model is manufactured. […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 9

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and the Lion Air Group celebrated the very first 737 MAX 9 to be delivered. The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air, where its added capacity will help the airline launch several international routes. Boeing delivered its very first 737 MAX 9 to Thai Lion Air. The MAX 9’s extra capacity […]

Airbus Delivers Its First A350-1000 to Launch Customer Qatar Airways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch customer Qatar Airways at a delivery event in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 37 A350-1000s ordered by the carrier and is the first ever Airbus aircraft fitted with the revolutionary new Qsuite seats, offering the first ever double bed in Business […]

WestJet Unveils Canada’s First Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes WestJet officially unveiled its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, one of 50 scheduled for delivery in the next four years. “We are proud to make history as the first Canadian airline to receive the Boeing 737 MAX,” said Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “The MAX’s design updates, including Boeing’s Advanced Technology winglets and […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX 8 To Flydubai

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and flydubai celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8, making the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane. Today’s delivery is the first of 76 737 MAX airplanes the airline will be adding to their all-Boeing fleet of Next-Generation 737s. “We are delighted to […]

Norwegian Celebrates Delivery of Airline’s First 737 MAX 8s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Norwegian celebrated the delivery today of the airline’s first two 737 MAX 8s. Norwegian is the first European carrier to take delivery of the 737 MAX and will deploy the airplanes on transatlantic flights between northern Europe and the east coast of the United States. “We have been eagerly awaiting the delivery of […]

SWISS Takes Delivery Of Its First Bombardier CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of the first of 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft it has on order. SWISS, the launch operator for the smaller CS100, will become the first airline to operate both variants of the CSeries when the CS300 enters service on the Geneva-London Heathrow route June 1. SWISS ultimately plans […]

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Fabrice Bregier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of Gael Meheust, SVP Sales and Marketing CFM, Tom Enders, Airbus Chief […]

Cirrus Delivers First Vision SF50

Reading Time: 1 minute Cirrus Aircraft has delivered the first of its new $2 million Vision SF50 jets. The first aircraft was delivered to long time Cirrus customer Joe Whisenhunt, an Arkansas based real-estate developer. Launched in 2006 as ‘The Jet’, the SF50 was one of a number of personal jets to be launched around the same time. Most […]

Lufthansa Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute The Lufthansa Group, Airbus’ largest airline customer and operator, has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB, the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. The aircraft is the first of 25 A350-900s that Lufthansa has on order. Lufthansa will deploy their first A350s on long-haul routes from Munich to Delhi and Munich […]