Daily Archives: October 13, 2014

British Airways to start Boeing 787 service to Chennai

British Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner G-ZBJC. Image Copyright Devesh Agarwal.

British Airways has announced that it will commence operations with it’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Chennai from 27th October 2014 (Monday). The service will also be upgraded to a daily direct flight from six weekly flights on the Boeing 777 as per the current schedule. After Hyderabad, Chennai will become British Airways second 787 service to India. Christopher Fordyce, Regional …

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Garuda Indonesia announces order for 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

A CGI of a Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737 MAX 8. Boeing Image.

US Airframer Boeing has announced an order for 50 737 MAX 8s, valued at $4.9 billion at current list prices from Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia. The airline will purchase 46 737 MAX 8s and will convert four existing orders of 737-800s to 737 MAX 8s. The order was previously accounted for in Boeing’s order book, attributed to an unidentified …

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Embraer delivers it’s first Legacy 500

The first Legacy 500 to be delivered. Embraer Image.

Last week Brazilian airframer Embraer delivered the first Legacy 500, the company’s new midsize executive jet. The launch customer is a Brazilian company which took delivery of the aircraft at a ceremony at Embraer headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Marco Túlio Pellegrini, President and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets “The entry into service of the Legacy 500 is yet …

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