The widely expected order is part of Delta’s fleet-renewal effort to replace its less-efficient domestic aircraft and the 737-900ER deal specifically is aimed at replacing Delta’s aging domestic fleet of Boeing 757s.

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United Continental Holdings says it will invest more than $500 million dollars in its on-board service product in addition to the 25 new aircraft – among them some Boeing 787s – that the airline will introduce to its fleet next year.

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Air Astana is decorating 10 Boeing and Airbus aircraft with special commemorative insignia and slogans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan.

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American Airlines says it is the first North American airline to begin testing a new in-flight streaming-video product from Aircell, which will allow customers to stream content such as movies and TV shows wirelessly from an in-flight library to their personal Wi-Fi-enabled devices during flight.

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Continental Airlines plans to offer the service on more than 200 U.S. domestic Boeing 737s and 757s equipped with DirecTV, providing onboard connectivity and more than 95 channels of live television programming to customers flying within the continental United States.

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The airline is planning to begin the new three-times-weekly schedule on December 16. The service will add to American Airlines’ existing services to Barbados from New York JFK and Miami International Airport.

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American Airlines is adding three new international routes this spring from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), the routes serving San Jose, Costa Rica; Madrid, Spain; and Manchester, England.

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As part of the harmonization of its fleet structure, Finnair says it is going to withdraw three of its Boeing 757s from service next spring. The airline’s Finnair Leisure Flights vacation-related charter division operates the three aircraft.

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