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The nose of a new Boeing commercial jetliner in final assembly today inside a Boeing factory.

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Picture shows a Qatar Airways 777 Freighter.

Boeing and Qatar Airways today announced orders for three 777 Freighters and two 777-300ERs. The orders are valued at $1.4 billion at list prices.

The 777 Freighter order was previously accounted for on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website as unidentified in 2010. The 777-300ER order was previously accounted for on the Orders and Deliveries website in 2011.

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The first Next-Generation 737-800 for Algeria's Tassili Airlines. The carrier's primary mission is to transport employees of Sonatrach, the state owned Algerian oil company, to and from its oilfields and bases. The first of an order of four airplanes signed in 2009, this will be Tassili Airlines' first Boeing aircraft.

The Next-Generation 737, a short-to-medium-range airplane, is based on a key Boeing philosophy of delivering added value to airlines with reliability, simplicity and reduced operating and maintenance costs.

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Air Algerie's 50th Boeing jetliner, a Next-Generation 737-800, takes flight. This delivery marks the 40-year partnership between Boeing and the North African carrier.

Since receiving its first Boeing airplane in March 1971, Air Algerie has expanded to include 18 737s and three 767s.

"Boeing airplanes have delivered exceptional value in our growth plan," said Abdelwahid Bouabdellah, president director general and CEO of Air Algerie. "In addition to the long relationship we enjoy, selecting Boeing airplanes was a sound economic decision since it meant fleet standardization and ability to use experienced pilots and engineers already familiar with the airplanes."

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The 25th Boeing 777 for Qatar Airways takes off from Everett, Wash. "The 777 is delivering exceptional value to our airline," said Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways. "The 777 is a tool for profitability, but also delivers the highest in customer satisfaction..."

Since placing its first 777 order in 2007, Qatar, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has expanded to include 25 of the three newer generation 777 models. Qatar Airways' fleet includes two long- range 777 freighters, 15 highly efficient 777-300ERs and eight of the ultra-long-range 777-200LR (longer range) airplanes.

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A new Boeing Next-Generation 737 about to take its first flight today. It will be delivered to .

The popular Canadian airline today unveiled a state-of-the-art plan to make their Boeing airplanes even lighter.

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A new Boeing Next-Generation 737 that's fresh off the factory floor and about to take its first flight today.

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Row after row after row of new seats are lined up and ready to be installed in Next-Generation 737 airplanes inside Boeing's factory in Renton, Wash.

The Boeing 737 team is currently producing 31.5 airplanes a month. And due to strong airline demand, the company is preparing to raise the rate to 38 airplanes a month in 2013.

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A Boeing 737-900ER in Turkish Airlines livery. The Istanbul-based carrier exercised options for 15 Next-Generation 737s. The order, comprised of 10 737-800s and 5 737-900ERs, has an average list-price value of more than $1.2 billion.

Boeing will deliver all of Turkish Airlines new Next-Generation 737s with the innovative Boeing Sky Interior.

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Outgoing Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Tony Tyler waves farewell from the airline's newest Boeing 777-300ER, which sports a commemorative decal. This picture was taken right before the airplane departed Everett, Wash. for Hong Kong.

The first Boeing 777-300ER was delivered to Cathay Pacific in 2007 and has been deployed on ultra-long haul services to North America. In its standard configuration the aircraft carries up to 301 passengers in three classes. To learn more, go to

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The newest Boeing 777-300ER for Cathay Pacific Airways being delivered yesterday in Everett, Wash.

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A Boeing 777-300ER in the livery of GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS). The largest aircraft lessor in the world has finalized an order for 10 more of the twin-engine airplanes so it can satisfy growing airline demand.

The 777-300ER is 19 percent lighter than its closest competitor, greatly reducing its fuel requirement. It produces 22 percent less carbon dioxide per seat and costs 20 percent less to operate per seat.

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Another 747-8 Intercontinental nears completion inside Boeing's factory in Everett, Wash. Last Sunday, the first 747-8I made its maiden flight

The 747-8 Intercontinental is stretched 5.6 m (18.3 ft) from the 747-400 to provide 467 seats in a three-class configuration. Using new engines, the airplane will be quieter, produce lower emissions, and achieve better fuel economy than any competing jetliner.

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Boeing celebrated the placement of the last steel beam on its new interiors fabrication building in South Carolina.

The 300,000 square feet (27,871 square meters) state-of-the art facility, located in the Palmetto Commerce Park in North Charleston will manufacture 787 interior parts at the new facility, including stowbins, closets, partitions, class dividers, floor-mounted stowbins used by flight attendants, overhead flight crew rests, overhead flight attendant crew rests, video-control stations and attendant modules.

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Boeing and EL AL have announced that the Israeli national carrier has completed a contract to order four Next-Generation 737-900ERs and reserve options for future aircraft. The four-airplane order is valued at approximately $343.2 million at current list prices. This image shows a Next-Generation 737-900ER in EL AL livery.

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The new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental soars above snow-capped mountains in Washington state during its first flight.

The 747-8 Intercontinental will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any large commercial jetliner, with 12% lower costs than its predecessor, the 747-400. The airplane provides 16% better fuel economy, 16% less carbon emissions per passenger and generates a 30% smaller noise footprint than the 747-400.

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The new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental soaring above the clouds during its first flight.

The airplane is painted in a new Sunrise livery of red-orange to honor many key Boeing customers whose cultures recognize these colors as symbols of prosperity and good luck.

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The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental lands at Boeing Field in Seattle, successfully finishing its first flight. It took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., before more than several thousand employees, customers, suppliers and community leaders. The airplane landed four hours and 25 minutes later. The 747-8 Intercontinental's first flight marks the beginning of a flight test program that will finish in the fourth quarter.

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The new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental soars into the sky for its inaugural flight.

Learn more about the airplane and watch the landing at

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View of new 747-8 Intercontinental from our live webcast booth. It will be the best seat in the house.

Learn more about the airplane and watch the first flight at The webcast starts at 9:45am PST/16:45GMT

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