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.

American Airlines already operates more than 150 Boeing 737-800s and holds fi...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
It seemed to take an order of epic magnitude, but Boeing finally appears ready to launch a re-engined version of the 737NG.
Falko CEO Jeremy Barnes (Photo: Falko)...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:20 AM
BAE Systems completed its $187 million <a href="news/single-news-page/article/bae-systems-to-sell-regional-fleet-and-asset-management-business-29940/">sale
Boeing’s 787 production line remains stalled as workers scramble to execute e...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:10 AM
All Nippon Airways (ANA) said today it expects to take delivery of the first production Boeing 787 in September, roughly a month before a planned, inaugura
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