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Aug 4, 2011 - 6:32 AM
Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) have closed a firm order for two 747-8 Freighters and eight 777-300ERs worth a combined $2.9 billion at lis
Aug 3, 2011 - 12:05 PM
Boeing finished the flight-test program for certification of the new <link airshow-convention-news/paris-air-show-2011/single-publication-story/article/boe
Aug 3, 2011 - 11:04 AM
Bombardier delivered a pair of CRJ900s into Iraqi Airways service in July, following an Iraqi payment of security equal to the value of the aircraft to Kuw
Aug 2, 2011 - 11:37 AM
Boeing completed <link news/single-news-page/article/mcnerney-boeing-787-certification-will-include-etops-28422/>extended twin-engine operations (Etops) te
Aug 1, 2011 - 9:24 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board dispatched a team yesterday to assist with the investigation into Saturday’s accident in Georgetown, Guyana, invol
Recovery crews pull the remains of Flight 447’s avionics bay from the South A...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:50 AM
French air accident investigators have highlighted gaps in flight crew training and management in the latest report into the <a href="news/single-news-page
United Continental’s fuel costs rose $1.1 billion during the second quarter. ...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:40 AM
Most major U.S.
American Airlines has joined the chorus protesting against the application of...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:30 AM
Political pressure against the application of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme to non-European aircraft operators has intensified, with <a hre
As of July 12 Boeing began using a non-chromated primer and top coat to paint...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:20 AM
Major aircraft and engine manufacturers have formed an organization called the International Aerospace Environment Group, chaired by Boeing, with the goal
Renewable feedstock used in producing aviation biofuel includes the camelina ...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:10 AM
A revised specification issued by standards organization ASTM International establishes requirements for the use of biofuel blends in conventional jet fuel