Malaysian airlines ordered 35 Boeing Co. planes valued at as much as $2.77 billion to replace older aircraft and serve new short-haul routes.
The airline has also confirmed an order for six Airbus SAS A380 superjumbos after agreeing cash compensation for late deliveries. Ordering new, fuel-efficient planes will help Malaysian Air upgrade its fleet, cut fuel expenses and take on budget airlines.
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Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft may face its 3 rd serious delay when it issues an update on the project at the end of this month, reports Financial Times.
Boeing said it is assessing the progress of the 787, its first all-new commercial jet since the 777 entered service in 1995. “We are working towards a schedule that we had outlined in January,” said Boeing. Boeing plans to update its delivery schedule after its first quarter earnings in April.
Dubai-based international airlines, Emirates announced its six-weekly, non-stop services to Kozhikode (Calicut) from July,1, 2008.
Kozhikode will be the third city in Kerala and 10th in India with non-stop Emirates flights from Dubai. Other cities previously served in kerala by Emirates are
The other cities in India it flies to include
U.S based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. signed an formal agreement with Tata Advanced Systems, a wholly-owned Tata Industries subsidiary to make cabins for the S-92 helicopter in India.
“India represents an expansive rotorcraft market with enormous potential and opportunity,” said Jeffrey P. Pino, president, Sikorsky.
Last week, American aircraft manufacturer Boeing has signed an agreement with Tata Automobile Limited (TAL) Manufacturing Solutions, to build floor beams for Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
The Singapore aviation event, billed as the world’s second largest in size after Paris, is seen as a way for planemakers to get access to the fast-growing Asia-Pacific aviation industry.
When the Singapore Airshow takes off next Tuesday, the perennial Airbus-Boeing fight for plane orders could hinge on delays to Boeing’s new 787 jumbo.