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Nov 14, 2006 - 10:44 AM
Boeing adopted the mantle of systems integrator in a big way with the 787, calling on a group of international partners to produce complete subassemblies f
Nov 14, 2006 - 10:36 AM
Failure of a large Boeing 787 composites fuselage-barrel test section is not expected to delay the new jetliner’s initial services with Japan’s All Nippon
Nov 8, 2006 - 6:17 AM
Excess capacity created by Mesa Air Group’s Go! unit has forced Hawaii’s largest turboprop island hopper, Island Air, to ground its Bombardier Q400 only fi
Nov 6, 2006 - 10:42 AM
Northwest Airlines last month split an order for 72 regional jets between Embraer and Bombardier.
Nov 6, 2006 - 7:36 AM
Bombardier Aerospace announced last month it will lay off another 1,330 employees as part of a plan to “realign” regional aircraft production rates with ma
Nov 2, 2006 - 11:22 AM
Embraer expected to win Brazilian certification of its new 78- to 86-seat 175 soon after <b>AIN</b> went to press last month, marking the official introduc
Nov 1, 2006 - 11:00 AM
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Nov 1, 2006 - 10:27 AM
SkyWest Airlines will fly another 20 CRJ700s for United Airlines as part of a deal that saw the St.
Nov 1, 2006 - 10:19 AM
A proposed DOT rule to lower the threshold to require wheelchair availability in Part 121-operated aircraft from 60 to 50 seats has rung alarm bells within
Nov 1, 2006 - 9:51 AM
Industry developments have conspired to depress the 50-seat jet market to its weakest position since the late 1990s.