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Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Partner with Non-Profits to Deliver Medical, Educational Supplies

Airline's 19th flight is most of any carrier involved in Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flight program
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EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered with two Puget Sound-based non-profit organizations, Seattle Alliance Outreach and Evangelical Africa Mission Outreach, to transport 7,300 pounds (3,311 kilograms) of medical and educational supplies to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on a newly delivered 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane.

Boeing Gives Students a Head Start in STEM-Related Careers

Boeing & NMSI name Aberdeen High School as NMSI School of the Year
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Boeing is proud to give the students at Aberdeen High School a head start in STEM-related careers through our partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the creation of jobs that require a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) background will grow by 17 percent over the next 10 years. These jobs will outpace general job creation, which will only grow at a rate of 9.8 percent.

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Boeing, United Arab Emirates Partners Look to Harvest Biofuel from Desert Plants

Innovation will make biofuel production more efficient for aviation, vehicles
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ABU DHABI, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and research partners in the United Arab Emirates have made breakthroughs in sustainable aviation biofuel development, finding that desert plants fed by seawater will produce biofuel more efficiently than other well-known feedstocks. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), affiliated with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, will test these findings in a project that could support biofuel crop production in arid countries, such as the U.A.E.

Boeing Finds Significant Potential in "Green Diesel" as a Sustainable Jet Fuel

Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand
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- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions

- Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand

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- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions

- Current fuel for trucks could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand

Boeing Delivers First 747-8 with Performance-Improved Engines

With the improvement, 747-8 customers will use roughly 30 less semi-sized trucks of fuel per airplane per year,
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EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered the first 747-8 with performance-improved GEnx-2B engines as part of the airplane's Performance Improvement Package (PIP.) A Cathay Pacific Airways 747-8 Freighter was the first 747 to deliver with the PIP engines.

Boeing Awards $250,000 to Chicago Nonprofits

Grants support ongoing engagement, innovation in education, arts and culture, civic, environment and health and human services
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CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media / -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization's ongoing work.

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) "Sustainable Biomaterials for Better Livelihoods" Workshop in Kuala Lumpur a Success

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December 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) has launched an initiative with the help of The Boeing Company to support small farmers in Southeast Asia by expanding their opportunities to grow feedstocks that produce sustainable fuels. More than 60 participants from 15 countries attended a three-day South-East Asian workshop on "Sustainable Biomaterials for Better Livelihoods" that participants said successfully met local and global objectives.

United Airlines, Boeing and Honeywell UOP Fund New Prize for Innovations in Aviation Energy at 2014 Clean Energy Challenge

Clean Energy Trust Announces $50,000 Aviation Energy Prize to Fund Advancements in Sustainable Air Travel
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December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Clean Energy Trust, with the support of United Airlines, The Boeing Company and Honeywell UOP, has created a $50,000 Aviation Energy Prize for developing alternatives to traditional fossil fuels for airline and

Boeing 777X to Deliver Unprecedented Efficiency and Economics

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], one day after announcing the record-breaking launch of the 777X, today at the Dubai Airshow outlined the performance characteristics and a variety of features that will make the newest member of the Boeing twin-aisle family the largest and most fuel-efficient twin-engine commercial jetliner in aviation history.

Boeing Subsidiary Spectrolab Sets New Solar Cell Efficiency World Record

Solar cell converts 38.8 percent of solar energy into electricity
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Spectrolab recently set a new world record by producing a solar cell that converted 38.8 percent of solar energy into electricity, more than any other ground-based solar cell not using concentrated sunlight. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., verified the new record, which beats Spectrolab’s own previous world record by 1 percent.

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