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October 5, 2015, 11:55 AM

Russia Prepares for Likely Loss of Transaero

Plans underway to create United Airlines Russia through merger of Rossiya, DonAvia and Orenburg Airlines

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Boeing 777X
Aug 27, 2015 - 11:39 AM
The manufacturer announced that it has reached the 'firm configuration' milestone and remains on track for first delivery in 2020.
Aug 26, 2015 - 12:54 PM
The manufacturer raised its market forecast for China by 300 more planes compared to its previous forecast.
Aug 26, 2015 - 12:20 PM
At the MAKS airshow, UAC president Yuri Slyusar said he favors restarting production of the Ilyushin Il-114 twin turboprop airliner.
Remote tower controller workstation
Aug 26, 2015 - 8:21 AM
Air navigation service provider Avinor has plans for remote control of up to 15 or more airports from one location.
Aug 25, 2015 - 3:49 PM
Russian leasing groups GTLK and Ilyushin Finance are helping to boost transactions involving Sukhoi's Superjet 100 airliner.
Washington Dulles International Airport tower
Aug 25, 2015 - 11:04 AM
Inefficient tower operations cost the government $853 million over five years, according to the Department of Transportation inspector general.
Aug 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Sees ruble devaluation, opening Iranian market as potential demand drivers
Aug 20, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Private or provincially owned airlines to secure rights through their own aviation authorities
Singapore inaugurates new ATM research centers
Aug 19, 2015 - 3:18 PM
MITRE opens first facility outside the U.S. as Singapore strives to become an air traffic management center of excellence.
Aug 19, 2015 - 10:22 AM
Ryanair formally agrees to sell its 29.1 percent stake