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September 20, 2017, 9:47 AM

Airbus Inaugurates A330 Delivery Center in China

European airframer plans to outfit two airplanes per month for Chinese customers by 2019

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Brazil’s 15.1-percent growth in traffic demand led all domestic markets in Ju
Sep 2, 2011 - 11:20 AM
June traffic statistics released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed a slight softening in demand for both air travel and freight
The Engage Corridor Project’s first trial flight of an Air Canada A330 on Aug
Sep 2, 2011 - 11:15 AM
Flight trials to demonstrate new procedures intended to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of international flights crossing
Prospects for the air transport aftermarket business, including airliner main
Sep 2, 2011 - 11:10 AM
Despite the increasingly uncertain economic outlook, trading conditions for companies making their living from the air transport aftermarket are improving,
Boeing will deliver the first 747-8 Freighter on September 19, to launch cust
Sep 2, 2011 - 6:31 AM
Boeing announced today that it will deliver the first <a href="news/single-news-page/article/boeing-747-8-freighter-completes-flight-testing-30772/">747-8
CRJ production will remain stable for the time being while Bombardier attempt
Sep 1, 2011 - 11:25 AM
Bombardier Aerospace continues to suffer from what executives characterized as a soft market for regional aircraft.
Aug 31, 2011 - 5:15 AM
Mitsubishi Aircraft’s official launch of the proposed 100-seat MRJ100X will likely have to wait at least another year–or until after the first flight of th
Aug 31, 2011 - 3:30 AM
In the days and weeks leading up to the <a href="v">August 2 changes that eliminated the Block Aircraft Registration Request (Barr) program</a>, which for
Aug 30, 2011 - 6:50 AM
Boeing completed all flight tests required for type certification of the Rolls-Royce-powered 787-8 Dreamliner last month.
Aug 30, 2011 - 6:25 AM
When Congress adjourned for summer recess last month without extending FAA funding for the 21st time, leaving thousands of furloughed workers in a state of
Boeing is re-engining its 737NG, with first delivery planned for 2017.
Aug 30, 2011 - 5:41 AM
Boeing made its plans to re-engine the 737NG official today when it announced board approval to proceed with development of a CFM Leap-1B-powered version o