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August 26, 2015, 12:54 PM

China's Financial Crisis Fails To Dent Boeing's Market Forecast

The manufacturer raised its market forecast for China by 300 more planes compared to its previous forecast.

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Philippine Airlines A330 being loaded
Aug 4, 2015 - 1:00 PM
The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications plans to award operations and maintenance contracts for five regional airports.
Aug 3, 2015 - 9:48 AM
Jeffrey Evagues is ordered to pay more than $235,000 in restitution after admitting to altering employee time and attendance records.
Malaysian Airlines 777
Jul 31, 2015 - 10:09 AM
The trailing-edge wing flaperon was sent to an aeronautical laboratory in Toulouse, France, for further analysis.
Bombardier CS300
Jul 30, 2015 - 5:24 PM
CEO Alain Bellemare is optimistic by response during the Paris Air Show and says Bombardier has about a half-dozen new prospects in pipeline.
L-410NG first flight
Jul 29, 2015 - 1:37 PM
Aircraft Industries Company of the Czech Republic plans to begin production of the new 19-seat commuter aircraft in 2017.
IndiGo Airbus A320s
Jul 28, 2015 - 4:05 PM
The Persian Gulf carrier issued a statement denying any interest in India's SpiceJet, but said it is holding talks with IndiGo.
Jul 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM
UN urges ‘cohesive brand’ to encourage more openness and connectivity
Jul 27, 2015 - 10:41 PM
Under the 'enhanced strategic partnership' Delta will invest $450 million to acquire a 3.55 percent stake in the Shanghai-based carrier.
Jul 27, 2015 - 7:27 AM
The pilot believed the aircraft was not responding as expected to control inputs after it was struck by lightning.
Jul 25, 2015 - 3:13 PM
The company flew its Beechjet 400A on five flights when it was out of specification for commercial ops, says the FAA.