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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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By the end of 2010, Emirates expects to have taken delivery of 15 A380s out o...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:27 AM
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy remains optimistic, even when faced with no increase in deliveries of new aircraft in 2010; one man’s zero growth is an
Boeing's decision to retrofit new engines on the 737 could depend as much on ...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:21 AM
Boeing's decision to <link news/single-news-page/article/talk-of-narrowbody-re-engine-prospects-intensifies-22691/ _blank>re-engine the existing 737</link>
GEnx-1B turbofans power the fifth 787 prototype. Boeing has advertised a stan...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:14 AM
It seems Boeing hasn’t convinced everyone of the value of its standard engine interface feature on the 787 Dreamliner, which the company says allows quick
Both United and Continental hold orders for Boeing 787s. Continental recently...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:06 AM
An analysis of the competitive effects of the <link news/single-news-page/article/time-appears-right-for-united-airlines-continental-merger-24870/ _blank>p
Jun 10, 2010 - 12:39 PM
President Obama’s 180-day moratorium on deepwater oil drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to pinch helicopter operators there.
Jun 9, 2010 - 9:33 AM
Boeing has begun accepting delivery of major structural parts again for the 787 and plans to begin joining all the sections of the 23rd Dreamliner next Mon
Jun 8, 2010 - 7:15 AM
Dubai’s Emirates Airline has ordered a further 32 A380s from Airbus, raising its firm order total for double-deck transport to 90 aircraft.
Jun 7, 2010 - 9:13 AM
The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) issued a rather stunning projection today that the world’s airlines will actually turn a profit thi
Jun 4, 2010 - 4:25 PM
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering of Dubai has coordinated several aircraft charters to New Orleans for BP and other responders in their effort to stem the oi
Jun 4, 2010 - 4:20 PM
UK-headquartered <link _blank>Animal Airways</link> said it has seen “impressive” growth so far this year compared with 2009.