Etihad chooses Boeing 777 over Airbus for cargo operations | AeroTime

DAILY NEWSLETTER | 25 January 2018
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Etihad chooses Boeing 777 over Airbus for cargo operations

Etihad grounded five Airbus 330 freighters and opted for all-Boeing freighter fleet. The grounded aircraft are to be replaced by Boeing 777Fs as part of restructuring effort the Gulf carrier is currently undergoing.

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ATR sees orders bounce-back in 2017

On January 22, 2018 ATR announced their commercial results for 2017, revealing 113 aircraft orders along with 40 options. Compared to 36 orders in 2016, ATR made a significant bounce-back. The turboprop manufacturer delivered 80 aircraft of which were 70 ATR 72-600s and 8 ATR 42-600s in addition to two second-hand ATRs. 

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History Hour: Queen of the skies enters service

On January 22, 1970, Captain Robert M. Weeks and crew flew the Pan American World Airways Boeing 747-121, N736PA Clipper Young America, New York to London on a 6 hour, 43-minute inaugural passenger-carrying flight of the new wide-body jet. Aboard were a crew of 20 and 335 passengers.

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Daher gets first Boeing contract
Aerial surveillance aids power assets maintenance
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