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LAN Airlines Order Doubles Boeing 767 Bookings | AVIATION WEEK

A LAN 767-300 departs Miami in 2010.  Photo: Ed Jones -

LAN Airlines’ order of five Boeing 767-300ERs doubles Boeing’s count for the civilian version of the twin-engine jet this year and helped boost the company’s total net orders through May 17 to 127. Boeing now has taken 13 767 orders in 2011, 10 more than in all of 2010. But four of this year’s orders …

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Dive team finds part of Air France Flight 447 recorder; data missing | ATWOnline

An Air France A330 of the same type involved in the mysterious crash is pictured at Detroit in this file photo from April, 2009.  Photo: Chris Jacobs -

French Air Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA) on Wednesday confirmed that investigators searching for wreckage of the Air France A330-200 that crashed in the South Atlantic June 1, 2009 located the aircraft’s flight data recorder. However, BEA subsequently told Bloomberg that the FDR is missing “the memory module that stores its crucial information,” the news agency …

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United 757 over Pacific – engine shutdown on Feb 28th 2011 / Aviation Herald

This is the actual 757 involved in the incident, pictured departing LAX in 2009.  Photo:  Mark Plumley -

A United Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N595UA performing flight UA-57 from Los Angeles,CA to Kona,HI (USA) with 84 people on board, was enroute above the Pacific about 50 minutes prior to estimated landing in Kona, when the crew needed to shut an engine (PW2040) down due to a low oil pressure indication via Incident: United …

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Boeing, LAN Airlines Announce Order for Three 767s – Air Transport News

A Lan 767-300 at Miami in 2010.  Photo:  Ed Jones -

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that Chile’s LAN Airlines ordered three additional 767-300ER airplanes valued at $493 million at today’s list prices. Today’s order brings the total number of 767s ordered from LAN to 33. “This order for additional 767s builds on the long-standing relationship between Boeing and LAN,” said Marlin Dailey, vice president of …

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