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October 7, 2015, 9:42 AM

Airbus, Bombardier End CSeries Talks

Bombardier continues to look for new tie-ups

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The Dutch government has offered a $27 million loan toward the cost of upgrad...
Mar 26, 2010 - 11:44 AM
An early casualty of the contraction of the regional jet market could get a new lease on life, as European authorities consider approving a €20 million ($2
Thales has opened a new Connectivity Suite to involve its airline clients in ...
Mar 26, 2010 - 11:31 AM
Thales is preparing for an anticipated explosion in demand for in-flight Internet connectivity with the opening of its new Connectivity Suite─a facility wi
GE Aviation and Air India inked a deal that calls for MRO collaboration on th...
Mar 26, 2010 - 11:14 AM
The crash of an Indian Navy trainer and lackluster attendance cast a pall over what attendees might otherwise have remembered as a commercially productive
IATA’s improved financial forecast shows a two-track recovery with airlines i...
Mar 26, 2010 - 11:08 AM
A better-than-expected start to 2010 has prompted the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to significantly improve its forecast for anticipated
Mar 26, 2010 - 11:03 AM
Boeing and Airbus each heeded signs of a recovering airline market this month with announcements of new plans for production-rate increases.
Mar 26, 2010 - 10:01 AM
Chile’s LAN Airlines has reached an agreement with Boeing to advance the start of delivery of ten 787-8 Dreamliners it has ordered by three years, from 201
Mar 25, 2010 - 5:56 AM
Officials from Bombardier, China Aviation Industry Corp.
Mar 22, 2010 - 9:24 AM
An Embraer Brasilia operated by Darwin, Australia-based regional airline Airnorth crashed during a training flight this morning at around 10 a.m.
Mar 22, 2010 - 7:36 AM
The NTSB ruled that pilot distraction was the cause of last fall’s overflight of its destination airport by a Northwest Airlines flight and the crew’s fail
Mar 18, 2010 - 5:53 AM
The third Boeing 747-8 Freighter, RC 521, joined the program’s flight-test program yesterday with a successful two-and-a-half-hour maiden mission.