Aerospace

News and issues relating to the aerospace industry that are related to the science, engineering and business of flight in space involving civil, industrial and military applications, and similar topics related to flight in the atmosphere of the Earth that are not covered more directly by other AINonline subject channels. In other words, both astronautical and aeronautical subjects, except for those aeronautical topics that are specifically covered elsewhere on this website.

No one doubts that China’s airliner fleet is set to increase rapidly in the n
Sep 26, 2011 - 7:27 AM
China’s airliner fleet is set to grow more than three-fold over the next two decades, rising from 1,506 in 2010 to 5,118 in 2030, according to the latest “
The latest global market forecast from Airbus sees demand for 27,800 new airl
Sep 26, 2011 - 7:25 AM
Airliner fleet replacement in mature markets, along with dynamic growth in emerging economies and strong continued business in established North American a
Some 500 employees of Boeing and its suppliers helped usher in a new era in a
Sep 26, 2011 - 6:55 AM
Boeing didn’t have to contrive any sense of jubilation today in rain-soaked Everett, Wash., as it delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Japan’s All Ni
Sep 22, 2011 - 10:14 AM
United Technologies, the parent company of engine maker Pratt & Whitney Canada and helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky, reached an agreement yesterday to
Sep 22, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Atlas Air has cancelled delivery of three “early build” Boeing 747-8 Freighters, lowering the total number of the airplanes covered under its firm order to
Sep 19, 2011 - 10:30 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) hosts a Christmas-season luncheon each year at which it reports on the state of the industry and forecasts futur
Sep 16, 2011 - 6:01 AM
The Air France KLM Board of Directors approved the group’s planned firm order for 50 long-haul aircraft, consisting of 25 A350 XWBs and 25 Boeing 787s.
Sep 15, 2011 - 7:21 AM
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ILFC in March became the first customer for Airbus’ A321neo as part of a new
Sep 12, 2011 - 9:20 AM
Insurance giant AIG appeared closer to proceeding with plans to wind down its exposure to the aircraft leasing business when on September 2 its ILFC unit f