Air Transport

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April 27, 2017, 10:41 AM

Pratt PW1100G Performance Not Satisfactory, Says Airbus CFO

A320 delivery schedule for 2017 still heavily backloaded due to engine problems

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Dec 29, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Repository Implemented too quickly, says IATA security specialist
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
Dec 28, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Closer spacing with more efficient routing and operations will help the aviation industry meet environmental goals, Aireon-funded study finds.
Dec 28, 2016 - 9:54 AM
Two years after it merged with Northwest Airlines, Delta deferred the earlier order to 2020 and beyond.
Emirates Airline A380
Dec 27, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The Dubai-based carrier will now take six of the superjumbos in 2018 and six in 2019, postponing the schedule by a year.
Dec 27, 2016 - 10:50 AM
The jet carrying Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team ran out of fuel while waiting for clearance to land outside of Medellin, Colombia.
Dec 22, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Increased maximum takeoff weight helps extend range by 50 percent
Dec 22, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Agreement excludes tentative order for A380s
Dec 22, 2016 - 3:33 AM
Responding to market pressure and the need to fill their cockpits, regional airlines are deploying new strategies to lure and retain new pilots.
Dec 21, 2016 - 2:54 PM
Integrated propulsion system gains dual EASA-FAA approval
Dec 21, 2016 - 12:19 PM
Trijet struggled to gain altitude upon takeoff