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October 26, 2016, 2:49 PM

Airbus Under Pressure To Meet 2016 Delivery Goals

Company plans heavily ‘backloaded’ delivery schedule in fourth quarter

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May 5, 2016 - 4:37 PM
Signs new lease deal with Atlas Air covering 20 Boeing 767-300s
May 4, 2016 - 11:39 AM
Airport officials seeking better geographic recognition of their facility, voted to rebrand with some Tinseltown glamour.
May 4, 2016 - 10:08 AM
Engine on schedule for entry into service on Boeing 737 Max in 2017
May 2, 2016 - 11:56 AM
Former Air France-KLM board member to replace outgoing boss Alexandre de Juniac
May 2, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Certification includes provisions for up to 300-minutes diversion time
Apr 29, 2016 - 9:39 AM
Embraer's latest market forecast sees demand for 240 new regional airliners in the 70- to 130-seat segment of the African market by 2034.
Bombardier CS100 in Delta livery
Apr 28, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The order is the largest in Bombardier Commercial Aircraft history and represents a 'major endorsement' of the challenged CSeries program.
Finnair Airbus A350 XWB
Apr 27, 2016 - 9:57 AM
Airlines have not made a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over the past several years, University of Warwick study finds.
GEnx-1B engine on Boeing 787
Apr 25, 2016 - 3:51 PM
The airworthiness directive requires that airplanes with two GEnx-1B PIP2 engines have one fixed or replaced in 150 days.
First delivery from Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama
Apr 25, 2016 - 1:58 PM
The delivery to JetBlue came three years after the European manufacturer broke ground on the $600 million plant in Mobile, Alabama.