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.

Jul 21, 2011 - 11:55 AM
Boeing delivered the first 737NG powered by CFM56-7BE turbofans–a 737-800–to China Southern Airlines at Boeing Field in Seattle last week.
Jul 20, 2011 - 5:39 AM
American Airlines signed a pair of “landmark agreements” to place orders for 460 narrowbody jets from Boeing and Airbus, the airline announced today.
Rising demand for aluminum in the aerospace sector has boosted suppliers such...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:20 AM
The flurry of new airliner orders in the first half of 2011, coupled with rising demand from other industries, has proved to be a boon to aluminum supplier
Boeing and ANA conducted a number of validation exercises with 787 flight-tes...
Jul 11, 2011 - 8:50 AM
Boeing’s 787 service-readiness validation in Japan has drawn to a close, following nearly a week of flying and ground exercises at five airports. During t
Under the terms of the plan by Flybe and Finnair to jointly acquire Finnish C...
Jul 11, 2011 - 8:40 AM
The effort by UK low-fare regional airline Flybe and flagcarrier Finnair to break through European structural barriers to consolidation took shape last wee
Jul 8, 2011 - 8:46 AM
Just days after commending President Obama for his June 28 visit to an Alcoa plant in Davenport, Iowa, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and
Jul 6, 2011 - 11:49 AM
Now that <link news/single-news-page/article/cirrus-aircraft-sold-to-chinese-interests-30474/>Caiga has finalized its purchase of Cirrus Aircraft</link>, i
Boeing plans to deliver ANA’s first 787—expected to sport a special livery–in...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Boeing early last week launched function and reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner, marking the st
Boeing’s continued skepticism over the A320neo program led EADS CEO Thomas En...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Last month’s Paris Air Show saw Airbus leapfrog its goal of extending the number of orders and commitments for the new A320neo airliner to at least 500 uni