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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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Aug 17, 2011 - 7:21 AM
Boeing confirmed today that it completed all flight tests required for type certification of the Rolls-Royce-powered 787-8 Dreamliner this past weekend.
Aug 16, 2011 - 11:27 AM
In a bid to resuscitate  “steadily fading” overseas operations, Australia’s Qantas Airways plans to make 1,000 domestic jobs redundant, defer Airbus A
Aug 16, 2011 - 7:12 AM
Boeing announced today at the Moscow Air Show that it has signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Russia’s Basel Aero Company, operator of Sochi Airpo
ANA’s first 787 Dreamliner rolled out of Boeing’s paint hangar in Everett, Wa...
Aug 15, 2011 - 11:42 AM
Boeing expected the 787 Dreamliner to complete its type certification testing over the weekend, pending final analysis of function and reliability data col
Struggling Malaysia Airlines might be in for a dose of tough love as Tony Fer...
Aug 15, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Asian air transport rebel Tony Fernandes, chief executive of low-cost pioneer AirAsia, will soon join the industry establishment, assuming his planned acqu
The left wing for the first MRJ takes shape at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ T...
Aug 15, 2011 - 7:52 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 t
Eznis Airways of Mongolia acquired two RJ85s earlier this year from BAE. Sinc...
Aug 15, 2011 - 7:40 AM
<a href="news/single-news-page/article/falko-launched-as-new-aircraft-asset-manager-30602/">Falko, the company formed with the backing of New York-based Fo
An ADS-B ground radio station in Boca Raton, Fla., stands as one of 794 due f...
Aug 15, 2011 - 7:30 AM
The U.S.
Aug 10, 2011 - 5:58 AM
The backlog for Airbus’s A320neo family seems to grow on a daily basis of late, most recently with today’s conversion of an MOU signed in June during the <
Aug 9, 2011 - 9:25 AM
This is the teaser.