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Iran plans to purchase 90 aircraft annually

Iran plans to buy as many as 90 planes per year from Boeing and Airbus to revamp its antiquated fleet once Western sanctions are lifted, its state news agency IRNA quoted a senior aviation official as saying on Sunday. “Iran

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Air Canada welcomes first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Flag carrier Air Canada has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, a larger version of the Dreamliner 787-8 already in its fleet. The Dreamliner is the world's most modern commercial aircraft and the larger 787-9 version

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Boeing looks at pricey titanium in bid to stem 787 losses

Boeing Co, which loses about $23 million on every 787 Dreamliner passenger jet that leaves the factory, is trying to stem the losses by cutting the use of one of its signature ingredients: titanium. The strong, lightweight alloy u

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Impact on Gulf carriers 'minimal' from US Ex-Im shutdown

Gulf carriers' huge backlog of Boeing aircraft orders will be largely unaffected by the shutdown of the US Export-Import Bank, which provides the region's airlines with billions of dollars in guarantees, industry sources said.

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Iran deal could unleash demand for commercial jets

Airplane sales to Iran were cleared for take off after Tehran signed a nuclear agreement with six major powers on Tuesday, opening a potentially significant opportunity for Boeing and Airbus Group after decades of isolation. The a

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Boeing services to support Oman Air 787 introduction

Oman Air has signed a contract with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing for a suite of services to support the upcoming entry of the airline's 787 Dreamliners into service and to ensure ongoing efficiency and cost savings for its fleet.

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Planemakers set for Iranian buying spree

Western planemakers look set to reap billions of dollars in deals with Iran, if a deal is done on its nuclear programme to allow one of the world's most promising aviation markets to come out of quarantine, said experts. Iran

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Airbus beats Boeing on H1 orders, lags on deliveries

European planemaker Airbus beat its US rival Boeing on orders in the first half of this year, after a tight contest at last month's Paris Airshow, but remained behind on deliveries, new data showed. Airbus said it had won orde

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Etihad deploys B787 on Zurich route

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is expanding its Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight network with the deployment of the state-of-the-art aircraft on the Abu Dhabi – Zurich route. Starting today (July 6), Etihad Air

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Boeing raises jetliner list prices by 2.9pc

Boeing Company has raised list prices for its jetliners by 2.9 per cent citing a range of costs that go into making the planes. The price of the company's forthcoming 777X, due for delivery by 2020, rose to $400 million in Boe

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