Boeing receives $25.2B in orders from Etihad

Boeing (BA) has won bookings worth $25.2B at list prices from Etihad Airways at the Dubai Air Show.

The Abu Dhabi carrier has ordered 25 next-generation 777X jets and 30 787 planes, and has options and purchase rights for another 26 aircraft.

Despite the Dreamliner's problems, Boeing has now received 1,012 orders from 60 customers for the plane.

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  • 2puttwo
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    The Dream Liners are so far ahead of the competition that it is no longer a race. The 777X, with the the new 787 wing and GE engines, will also make it very hard to have race in it's market. Air Bus is in the proverbial hard place with a rock. So much for the A380, orders. May it rest in peace. I heard their web site was down and no one could order one. Not one this year. Hummmmmm, that sounds familiar, haven't I heard that excuse recently.
    17 Nov 2013, 03:00 AM Reply Like
  • JonBeGood
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    How about some good PR about the 777 from actual customers! So far it has been stories of repeated mechanical problems with this aircraft.
    17 Nov 2013, 05:00 AM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    The Dream Liners are so far ahead of the competition that it is no longer a race
    Only by 98 aircrafts and what planet are you living on!
    Did you just wake up and miss out on the world news since 2003
    The 787 WBL : a timeline of problems - Telegraph › Travel › Travel News


    Boeing Jim Albaugh warn Boeing that 787 technology was unproven
    Boeing told invertors its would use 1200 -1800 workers and would assembly the one 787evey three day and Boeing now has class action law suited
    The Complaint charges that Boeing and certain of its officers and directors violated the federal securities laws. Specifically, defendants made misleading statements in effort to: (i) forestall further cancellations of orders for the Dreamliner 787


    The 787 was started on 3-28-2003 and only 98 aircraft has delivery to date
    982 orders has been taken alone with 114 cancellation
    the 787-8 are over weight
    the 787-9 is in flight test
    the 787-10 is still on the drawing board
    the first 40 aircraft cost the company 32 Billions
    the 787 program is costing the company 5 million a day to operator the program
    1100 787 need to be sold to break even and that was before the late delivery, grounding and all the problems
    workmanship problems of miss O-ring, loc wire from the engine fuel lines, miss wire main power panels ect
    the 787 is spending more time on the ground
    40 of first 70 787-8 has to park and late rework to lost of configuration control from Boeing change board that dump a mountain of late change into the supplier after parts where made and installed
    The under design wing box that fail at 105% not at 165%
    the incorrect hole that where drill through the composited
    wrong length fasteners that where installed
    In 2007 The FAA the US Federal Aviation Administration voiced its concerns about the use of lithium ion batteries and proposed special condition for 787-8.
    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration, 14 CFR Part 25
    [Docket No. NM375 Special Conditions No. 25-07-10-SC]
    Airbus, Cessna, Gulf Stream will not use Ion battery


    Boeing and NTSB have known about Lithium-ion battery in 2007 when a Cessna Citation CJ4 Citations catch fire and the FAA issued an emergency AD, without all the herding ect and the month of delays to remove the Lithium-ion battery


    The New York Times is calling for a investing into Boeing and FAA since they knew about the problems before the batteries fire


    Boeing has yet to meet 10 787 aircraft per month, of fix its inspection process, Quality Control and Quality Assurance problems
    Boeing stolen the composite manual form Northrop B-2 program
    Northrop has need using composite on their aircrafts since 1972
    Boeing stole the Northrop B-2 composite manual to used on the 777, 787 ect


    The irony about the A350-900 and others Airbus aircrafts ect is that the parts and subassembly are products in factories once own by Boeing
    Boeing Renton and Everett and only completions center now
    The Airbus A350-900, A320, A330, Kc-30 and the A-380 are in production in plant once own by Boeing
    the 787-10, 777-X, 737Max, ARE NOT
    The 787-10 and 777-X and some of the 737Max will be build and assembly in South Caroline


    The Airbus A350-900 flew at this year air shown the 787-9,-10, 737MAX and 777-X did not


    Many airlines are not replacing there exist Boeing aircrafts, since Boeing CEO James McNerney, and GE CEO Jeff" Immelt are member of the board on the Import-Export Bank that made better loan to foreign airlines at a lower interest rate
    Delta, and other Airline Group have file law suits against The U.S. Export-Import Bank over Air India Loan Guarantees


    JAL lines, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Lion Air, American Airlines, Mexican budget airline VivaAerobus ,
    Air China, Philippine Air, Vietnam's VietJet are buy from Airbus
    ANA airline is in Discussions for A350 Orders


    Air India and Jet air has decided to sell five out of its eight Boeing 777-200LR aircraft owing to changes in market dynamics due to the Global recession, steep increase in fuel prices and poor yields on non-stop routes,
    18 Nov 2013, 02:33 AM Reply Like
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