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Tag: Boeing 737-800

  • Monday, May 2nd 2016 - 20:11 UTC

    St Helena postpones official opening of the new airport

    Last week the Island’s Air Service Provider, Comair, brought a Boeing 737-800 aircraft to St Helena on an ‘Implementation Flight’

    The St. Helena Government confirms that further safety and operational work is required prior to the Official Opening of the Island’s new Airport – and that this event has therefore been postponed. While this means that the Airport will not officially open on 21 May 2016 as originally planned, the safety of aircraft and passengers is of course paramount.(MP, 15 and 19 April).

  • Tuesday, April 19th 2016 - 22:42 UTC

    First commercial airliner lands in St Helena: new chapter of opportunities for the BOT island in mid Atlantic

    British Airways Boeing 737-800 prepares to touch down at St Helena’s airport.  It is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg route.

    The British Overseas Territory St Helena in mid Atlantic made history on Monday as the first large passenger jet aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 (ZS-ZWG), touched down at St Helena’s new Airport shortly after 12.00 noon. This is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg rout, according to a release from the local government.

  • Monday, January 11th 2016 - 13:36 UTC

    Boeing king of the skies: record 762 planes delivered last year

    Last year, the US manufacturer delivered 120 of its 737s in the final three months of last year, slightly below the target production rate of 42 a month.

    Boeing looks to have cemented its position as the world's biggest aircraft manufacturer after delivering a record 762 planes last year. The figure exceeds Boeing's previous forecast that it would deliver between 755 and 760 aircraft.

  • Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 - 05:20 UTC

    Aerolineas Argentinas announces deal for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 Boeings

    Gallard and Recalde during the announcement of the operation

    Argentina's flag carrier Aerolineas Argentinas amd Boeing have completed an agreement for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, an operation valued at 1.8 billion dollars (list price) which is seen as an effort by the Argentine government to modernize its fleet and increase passenger satisfaction.

  • Sunday, October 7th 2012 - 12:53 UTC

    World's largest salmon lands in Anchorage

    Alaska Airlines reveals its fish-patterned Boeing 737-800 (N559AS) dubbed “Salmon-Thirty-Salmon II.” (Photo by Alaska Airlines)

    The world's largest 'salmon' -- a plane -- landed in Anchorage this week at a full 91,000 lb before an audience of hundreds of Alaska Airlines employees and seafood industry executives. Measuring nearly 129 ft, the fish-themed Boeing 737-800 is the most elaborately decorated commercial aircraft and is meant to celebrate the partnership of Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI).