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April 28, 2016, 1:45 PM

Delta Boosts Bombardier With Deal For Up To 125 CSeries Jets

The order is the largest in Bombardier Commercial Aircraft history and represents a 'major endorsement' of the challenged CSeries program.

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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
United Airlines Boeing 737
Aug 18, 2015 - 1:51 PM
Ten major carriers reported $8.7 billion in net profit during the first half of 2015, beating $3.9 billion in the same period last year.