Jet Airways Will Display Newest 777; F/A-18F Will Fly
Boeing tells ANN the planemaker will highlight its full range of
products and services -- that are producing record sales across
commercial and defense markets -- at this year's Paris Air Show,
beginning June 18 at Le Bourget airfield, north of the city.
"Boeing goes to Le Bourget with continued momentum and clear
strategies in both our healthy defense systems and growing
commercial airplane businesses," said Tom Downey, senior vice
president, Communications. "Our backlog is at record levels, our
financial performance is solid, and we are intensely focused on
delivering on our promises to customers.
"Boeing people from across the company will be at the show to
talk about our overall progress and underscore our continuing
commitment to our customers, partners and suppliers," he added.
Boeing's defense showcase will feature a daily flying
demonstrations by the F/A-18F Super Hornet. The company and its
customers will also display the C-17 Globemaster III military
transport, F-15E Eagle fighter jet, Harpoon missile, and the AH-64D
Apache Longbow and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. Company officials
also plan to give a presentation on development of the V-22 Osprey
On the commercial side, Jet Airways, India's largest private
airline, will display its recently delivered 777-300ER -- one of 10
777s ordered by the carrier -- in new livery. Boeing executives
will also discuss current market conditions, and the upcoming July
8 rollout of the 787.
The 47th Annual Paris Air Show kicks off Monday, June 18 and
runs through June 24.