Wed, Aug 03, 2011
Airplane Equipped For High-Altitude, High-Temperature
Boeing has reached a major milestone with Xiamen Airlines by
delivering a Next-Generation 737-700. This is the 50th directly
ordered Boeing airplane delivered to Xiamen Airlines and
incorporates both the High-Altitude/High-Temperature Airport
Operations Feature Package. China is one of the few regions that
operates high altitude airports.
With the High-Altitude/High-Temperature Airport Operations
Feature Package, Xiamen Airlines will be able to optimize its
737-700 airplanes for operations in China's demanding conditions. A
new engine thrust rating provides additional payload capability at
high altitude airports and in hot conditions, important for
operations in the Tibetan plateau. Among other features that
benefit airline operations, the package also includes an extended
duration oxygen system and equipment designed for the enhanced
navigation requirements at high altitude airports.
"We're honored to partner with Xiamen Airlines in the
introduction of a new era of airline service to its expanding
fleet," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Sales for
Greater China and Korea, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "The 737-700
with enhanced features will contribute to the development of Xiamen
Airline's operations in China's tableland environmental areas."
The 737-700 also incorporates the Boeing Sky Interior.
Established 27 years ago, Xiamen Airlines currently operates an
all-Boeing fleet with Next-Generation 737-700s, -800s and 757-200s
on more than 100 domestic and international routes. To date, Xiamen
Airlines has ordered 83 airplanes from Boeing.
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