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Jul 28, 2011 - 8:40 AM
Commuting practices among airline pilots could potentially contribute to fatigue, and because fatigue can reduce performance, pilots, airlines and the FAA
Jul 28, 2011 - 6:16 AM
Air transport traffic statistics for June showed a showed a slight softening in demand for both air travel and freight markets, according to a report relea
Jul 27, 2011 - 8:25 AM
Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance (IFC) signed a firm order for 10 Antonov An-158s in late June.
Jul 27, 2011 - 6:49 AM
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) announced yesterday it has completed an agreement to lease six Boeing 787-8s and two new 787-9s to Thai Airw
Jul 27, 2011 - 6:21 AM
Lufthansa has placed a firm order for 25 Airbus A320neos and five A321neos, all powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G turbofans, the European manufacturer ann
Jul 27, 2011 - 6:20 AM
A report by the Transportation Department’s inspector general determined that the <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-internationa
Jul 27, 2011 - 6:15 AM
The vision of the satellite-based, data-centric, network-enabled transformation of the ATC system known as the Next Generation Air Transportation System (N
Jul 27, 2011 - 5:20 AM
While Airbus and Boeing padded their already bulging backlogs with billions of dollars worth of deals during <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-
Jul 27, 2011 - 4:51 AM
I recall being at first surprised, then relieved, by the oft-quoted statistic that aviation accounts for just 2 percent of global CO2 emissions.
Jul 26, 2011 - 10:40 AM
The failure of Congress to agree on an extension of the FAA’s operating authorization by Saturday forced the agency to furlough nearly 4,000 employees and