Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 767’

Amazon is leasing more Boeing cargo planes to expand its shipping network

FedEx Boeing 767

Amazon has reached an agreement with cargo airline Atlas Air Worldwide to lease 20 Boeing 767s to better help it ferry products around the US. The deal, announced today to coincide with Atlas’s first-quarter earnings, also allows Amazon to purchase up to a 30 percent stake in the aircraft company over the next 10 years. The…

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A Look At Boeing’s Commercial Orders And Deliveries In March 2016

Swiss 777-300ER

Figure 1: Boeing deliveries up until April 2015 (Source: In February Boeing booked just 2 narrow body orders. March was a whole lot better: Boeing received 69 orders, 9 wide body orders and 60 narrow body orders. Turkish leisure carrier Pegasus Airlines ordered 5 Boeing 737-800NGs Unidentified customers ordered 8 Boeing 737MAX units An…

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Ethiopian Flight 702 En Route to Rome Hijacked by Co-Pilot, Requests Asylum in Geneva

An Ethiopian Airlines flight originally bound for Rome was hijacked by the plane’s co-pilot and landed in Geneva after circling the air above the Swiss capital Monday morning. (More on the Co-Pilot Hijacking HERE) The incident ended with the hijacker being arrested by Swiss authorites (see below). Ethiopian Airlines flight 702 departed from Addis Ababa…

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Air Maroc 767 Fire Forces Evacuation of Passengers at Montreal Trudeau Airport, 7 Injured [PHOTO][VIDEO]

Air Maroc 767 Fire at Montreal

Seven people arriving on a Boeing 767 operated by Royal Air Maroc were treated for smoke inhalation Monday evening — after a fire on a baggage belt adjacent to an open cargo door in the aircraft’s belly triggered a full-scale emergency evacuation of 250 passengers and eight crew. The incident took place on the tarmac…

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FedEx Takes Delivery of its 1st Boeing 767-300 Freighter [PHOTO]

FedEx Boeing 767-300 Freighter

Boeing and FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp., celebrated today the delivery of the Memphis, Tenn.-based express shipping company’s first 767-300 Freighter. The delivery supports the FedEx strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters. “Today’s delivery of our first Boeing 767 Freighter is another step forward in our fleet modernization strategy,”…

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Hawaiian Airlines Increases Capacity to Papeete by Switching from 767 to A330

Hawaiian Airlines is responding to the increased demand for its service to Papeete, Tahiti by changing aircraft on the route from the 264-seat Boeing 767-300ER to its 294-seat Airbus A330-200, adding 30 more seats to the weekly service. The change will be made effective November 2, 2013. “We are delighted by how heartily our travelers…

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Hawaiian Airlines to Expand Service Between Oakland and Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Airlines is answering growing demand and giving San Francisco Bay Area travelers more options, more flexibility and more of a reason to visit the Hawaiian Islands with an expanded schedule and new direct flights into two other islands. Beginning January 5, 2014, Hawaiian Airlines will offer daily service between Oakland and Honolulu, increasing its…

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