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July 22, 2015, 11:44 AM

FedEx Places Largest Ever Boeing 767 Order

Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody

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May 19, 2015 - 9:41 AM
Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association members search for solutions
May 18, 2015 - 1:40 PM
Details are scarce, but momentum grows for separating ATC from the FAA.
United, American and Delta CEOs at National Press Club
May 15, 2015 - 5:34 PM
The CEOs of American, United and Delta airlines said they want the U.S. government to conduct a formal consultation with UAE and Qatar.
EGNOS monitoring station
May 15, 2015 - 9:02 AM
Europe’s navigation satellite agency offering monetary incentives to airports and airlines
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker
May 13, 2015 - 3:47 PM
Fighting back against subsidy charnges, Al Baker claims major U.S. airlines are tightly controlling their preferred markets to keep prices high.
May 13, 2015 - 1:36 PM
A Russian-Chinese joint venture leasing group aims to take on Superjet's Chinese rival, the ARJ-21, in its domestic market.
United Airlines Boeing 787-9
May 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM
Recent 787 order changes are 'normal fleet planning adjustments' that do not presage a cyclical change, CEO Jim McNerney says.
Yugo Fukuhara
May 12, 2015 - 1:50 PM
If scope clauses remain in effect, the company expects it will sell more of the smaller MRJ70.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The airframer and engine maker are collaborating on a data-management service for the CSeries health-management system.
May 10, 2015 - 5:14 AM
The agency alleges the operator flew a Beech 99 on numerous occasions when it was not airworthy.