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At the 2011 Paris Airshow on June 20, Qatar Airways revealed it exercised options earlier this year on six Boeing 777-300ERs, in a deal that Boeing values at $ 1.7 billion at list prices. Read more
A Boeing 777-200LR of Qatar Airways has arrived at Le Bourget for display at the 49th International Paris Air Show. Read more
Qatar Airways has revealed it is a previously unannounced customer for three Boeing 777 Freighters and two Boeing 777-300ERs. Read more
Qatar Airways' fleet now includes two long- range 777 freighters, 15 777-300ERs and eight ultra-long-range 777-200LRs. Read more
Qatar Airways will serve Montréal non-stop from Doha three times a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with Boeing 777-200LRs. Read more
Qatar Airways has announced it has ordered two additional Boeing 777-200LRs, in a deal Boeing values at $501 million at average list prices. Read more
Qatar Airways has begun cargo operations using the first of three Boeing 777 Freighters the airline has on order, the aircraft departing on its first commercial flight from Doha to Amsterdam early on May 18. Read more
The Airbus A350-1000 Flies for the First Time
MSN059, the first of three Airbus A350-1000 development aircraft to fly in the flight-test program for the new A350 XWB version, landed at Toulouse Blagnac Airport in southwestern France at 3:00 p.m. local time on November 24 after successfully completing a first flight of four hours and 18 minutes. Read more
Munich Airport Looks for Third Runway to Open in 2022
Dr. Michael Kerkloh, president and CEO of Flughafen München GmbH, Munich Airport’s operating company, says that while the airport already has legal approval for construction of the third runway, construction remains “subject to [receiving] a political green light”. Read more
The Japanese company will take delivery of the A380s from 2019. ANA Group has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines to power its new A380 fleet. Read more
The first Airbus A350-900 for Finnair has completed its first flight, taking off from and later returning to land at Toulouse Blagnac Airport on September 17. Read more
TAM Airlines expects its first Airbus A350-900 to arrive in Brazil in December and to schedule its first commercial flight with the type for January 2016, on the long domestic sector from São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport to Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport. Read more
Skyteam alliance member Vietnam Airlines took delivery at a ceremony at Airbus' delivery center in Toulouse on June 30 of the first of 14 Airbus A350-900s it is due to receive. Read more
Qatar Airways has ordered 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four 777 Freighters, in a deal which Boeing announced on the first day of the Paris Air Show 2015. Boeing also announced at the show that EVA Air intends to purchase five 777 Freighters. Read more
On May 19, a flight-test Airbus A320neo performed a four-hour, 25-minute flight powered by two LEAP-1A engines. Read more
Finnair has begun selling tickets for its first long-haul services with the Airbus A350-900 and reveals its first long-haul destination with the type will be Shanghai. It has also detailed a series of shorter, intra-Europe A350-900 commercial flights it will operate in October before serving Shanghai. Read more
Pratt & Whitney has confirmed that the first PurePower PW1000G geared-turbofan engine to enter service will be a PW1100G on an Airbus A320neo rather than a PW1500G on a Bombardier CS100. Read more
The 370-minute option extends the diversion distance up to an unprecedented 2,500nm – a distance corresponding to approximately a 370-minute maximum ETOPS diversion time for the Airbus A350-900, at one-engine-inoperative speed under standard atmospheric conditions. Read more
The European Aviation Safety Agency awarded the Airbus A350-900 its type certificate on September 30. FAA certification will follow shortly, according to Airbus. Read more