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March 21, 2017, 12:08 PM

Malindo Air To Serve as Launch Operator for Boeing 737 Max 8

Malaysian low-fare carrier to start service between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in early May

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Boeing resumed normal operation of the 747-8 assembly line on June 7. (Photo:...
Jun 13, 2011 - 10:24 AM
Boeing officially resumed normal operation of the 747-8 assembly line on June 7, a month after it announced a “pause” or “rebalance” of the operation in Ev
The impact on air transport of the recent eruption of the Puyehue-Cordon-Caul...
Jun 13, 2011 - 8:20 AM
Disruption to air traffic in South America caused by the eruption of the Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle range of volcanoes in Chile spread to Australia and New Zeal
Bombardier has now drawn firm orders for 103 C Series jets, including five CS...
Jun 13, 2011 - 8:12 AM
The Bombardier C Series appears finally to have achieved some sales momentum recently, as the Canadian company announced two separate contracts for the new
Plans call for a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, dressed in its new “sunrise” ...
Jun 13, 2011 - 8:01 AM
Industry pundits expect the mood at this year’s Paris Air Show (June 20-26) will be markedly more positive than what prevailed during the last show in mid-
IATA’s outgoing director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani called for airlin...
Jun 13, 2011 - 7:52 AM
Outgoing IATA director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani called on his members to aspire to sustainable profitability as he announced a new leadership tea
Fabrice Brégier, Airbus’ COO, sees increased production rates for all models....
Jun 6, 2011 - 7:00 AM
Building on a strong upturn in global traffic, Airbus is ramping up production of all its models–the A320 family, A330 and A380–dealing with several supply
JetBlue Airways CEO Dave Barger (l) and FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Huer...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:52 AM
A high-level U.S.
Data found in the flight recorders indicate that the crew maintained pitch-up...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:48 AM
French BEA accident investigators on May 27 released factual information they have found in reading data from Air France Flight 447’s recorders, in hope of
AirAsia X chief executive Azran Osman Rani seeks to raise up to $330 million ...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:45 AM
Budget long-haul airline AirAsia X is eyeing a stock market listing and fleet expansion to spread its wings across the globe.
Jun 1, 2011 - 5:50 AM
Middle East Business Aviation Association chairman Ali Al Naqbi is proposing to set up an informal working group, dubbed “Middle East Control,” to achieve