All posts tagged "Dreamliner"

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    Qantas Flight Sees Australia and UK Directly Linked

    Qantas flight 9 (QF9) has landed at London Heathrow International Airport, marking the start of the only...

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    US President Obama Meets Ethiopian Airlines CEO

    US President Barak Obama recently met Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive, Ethiopian Airlines. In their discussions, President Obama expressed...

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    United’s First B787-9 Dreamliner Rolls Out of Factory

    United Airlines’ first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – a longer version than the B787-8 and carrying 30 more passengers at 252 – has rolled out of final assembly, marking the first major milestone in the aircraft’s production ahead of its expected delivery this summer.   The Dreamliner is the second and newest member...

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    Qatar Dreamliner for Perth Route

    Perth will become the first Australian city to be served by the Boeing B787 Dreamliner when Qatar Airways introduces the 254-seat aircraft on the route from 1st February 2013. The Dreamliner burns 20% less fuel than the aircraft that it is replacing, due to its carbon fibre reinforced polymer composite construction.

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    Etihad Airways Buys Big into Airberlin

    The likelihood of Etihad Airways buying a major shareholding in Aer Lingus looks a little less likely this week with the news that Etihad is taking a 29.21% stake in the Airberlin group, Europe’s sixth largest airline, and thus becoming Airberlin’s largest single shareholder. The strategic partnership offers a combined global network...