Air Transport

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January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.

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Transportation Secretary nominee Elaine Chao
Jan 11, 2017 - 4:45 PM
Elaine Chao said she's aware of the arguments for and against restructuring the FAA, but she was noncommittal on her position.
Airbus A321 landing
Jan 11, 2017 - 11:57 AM
CFM56-powered A321 embodies hopes for thawed relations between Iran and West
Jan 11, 2017 - 10:07 AM
European airframer ends year with $1 trillion order backlog
Jan 10, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Preparations for milestone progress into advanced stages
Peter Bellew
Jan 9, 2017 - 11:43 AM
Malaysian flag carrier is returning to expansion mode following turbulent 2014 and 2015
Jan 6, 2017 - 12:19 PM
Ends year with a book-to-bill ratio of less than 1:1
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Jan 5, 2017 - 12:36 PM
A regulatory provision allows the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control to withdraw licenses granted to Airbus, Boeing.
Jan 5, 2017 - 10:16 AM
Defect grounds some SSJ100s, others unaffected
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:14 PM
Placed in December, order increases Boeing 2016 sales backlog by 75 airplanes
Jan 2, 2017 - 10:54 AM
New bottom-up approach needed to develop Single European Sky