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November 24, 2015, 9:53 AM

Airbus A320neo Gains Joint EASA-FAA Type Certification

Clears type for delivery by year-end

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Jun 12, 2015 - 5:00 AM
Contributing to reaching the A320neo production goal of 50 per month will be the new A320 final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama.
11-abreast A380 seating
Jun 11, 2015 - 1:40 PM
New A380 cabin options aim to boost revenue and reduce unit costs.
A320neo in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 1:10 PM
P&W improves processes and gets smart on manufacturing engines, getting the best out of suppliers.
paint shop at Châteauroux Airport
Jun 11, 2015 - 12:30 PM
This airport in central France offers MRO, freight, pilot training and fireman training.
Jun 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM
The new GE90 for the Boeing 777X will be 10 percent more efficient than current models, thanks to new materials currently under test.
787 production
Jun 11, 2015 - 8:15 AM
Boeing is expanding 787 production rates at two facilities.
Venyo simulator
Jun 11, 2015 - 7:30 AM
Certification of pilot training device for Boeing 737 NG is planned for this year.
artist's impression of MC-21 airliner
Jun 10, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Russia’s new MC-21 narrowbody is looking to challenge several international rivals.
Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F
Jun 9, 2015 - 3:42 PM
FedEx and JetBlue are among airlines urging the U.S. government to leave intact open skies agreements with UAE and Qatar.
Jun 8, 2015 - 11:29 AM
New regional jet moves under its own power as Mitsubishi prepares for first flight