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Spirit AeroSystems yesterday broke ground on a new 57,888-sq-ft facility in Saint-Nazaire, France, where it plans to receive and assemble the composite cen
Against a backdrop of ongoing financial insecurity in the global banking sector, Qatar Airways announced this week that it has secured two “innovative” fin
Despite the partisan claims and counter-claims on both sides of the long-running dispute over alleged <link ain-air-transport-perspective/single-publicatio
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has filed a complaint in federal court in an attempt to block Pratt & Whitney f
Production and maintenance workers at Boeing Charleston, the former Vought factory in North Charleston, S.C., yesterday voted to remove the International A
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MJET) announced today that it will delay first flight of the 92-seat MRJ90 by as much as six months, from late 2011 to the
Bombardier has moved the certification target for its 100-seat CRJ1000 to the first quarter of the company’s next fiscal year, starting February 1, from th
Bombardier Aerospace and Gulfstream Aerospace are well known fierce rivals, but that doesn’t mean they can’t agree from time to time, especially when it co
Boeing mechanics last Friday completed the installation of the new General Electric GEnx-2B engines on the first <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing
Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Scott Carson announced today that he will retire from the company at the end of the year.