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United’s Boeing 787 takes to the skies

Ahead of its delivery at the end of September, United Airlines’ initial Boeing 787 has completed its first production flight. The aircraft took off from Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett, Washington on Sunday 19 August. The flight tested the 787′s onboard systems at high and medium altitudes. They also checked back-up and safety elements, including cabin […]

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How large is the A380?

Air France A380 next to a Boeing 737-900 at LAX

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First United Airlines Dreamliner unveiled

First Boeing 787 Dreamliner in United Airlnes livery

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In tribute: 757s and 767s from American Airlines and United Airlines

I break with our norm of only featuring one aircraft/photo to feature four aircraft who bear the connection of being the types involved in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed their crew and passengers, civilians in the buildings three of the jets were crashed into, and averted additional deaths from courageous actions of […]

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United A350 and B787

United has divided its widely-anticipated widebody order evenly between rival airframers Airbus and Boeing, ordering 25 A350XWBs and 25 Boeing 787s. The airline is also taking options to purchase 50 additional aircraft of each type. “One of our financial objectives was to ensure any aircraft order notimpact the work we are doing to strengthen ourbalance sheet […]

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United Airlines Ends 737 Services

An era ended at United Airlines on 28 October as the carrier operated its last Boeing 737 passenger flight, more than 40 years after introducing the twinjet. Flight 737, operated by 737-300 N331UA, took off from WashingtonDulles and made what amounted to a farewell tour with stops at all thecarrier’s hubs – Chicago, Denver and […]

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