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July 27, 2017, 8:27 AM

Airbus Remains Optimistic on A320neo Delivery Target

Despite engine issues, CEO Tom Enders calls plan to deliver 200 A320neo-family narrowbodies this year "a realistic target"

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Jul 22, 2011 - 8:22 AM
The regional airline business lost more of its luster last week, when Delta Air Lines announced it would retire its entire Saab 340 turboprop fleet and “ad
Jul 21, 2011 - 11:55 AM
Boeing delivered the first 737NG powered by CFM56-7BE turbofans–a 737-800–to China Southern Airlines at Boeing Field in Seattle last week.
Jul 20, 2011 - 5:39 AM
American Airlines signed a pair of “landmark agreements” to place orders for 460 narrowbody jets from Boeing and Airbus, the airline announced today.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has now scrapped all remaining orders for Airbus a...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:50 AM
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has declined to confirm or deny reports that its leasing arm, DAE Capital, has cancelled all remaining airliner orders with Airb
The European Court of Justice has begun hearing a lawsuit launched by the U.S...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:40 AM
Lawyers acting for European Union states have begun their defense of the application of its emissions trading scheme (ETS) to non-European airlines in resp
ICG NxtLink Series ICS-220A Iridium Communications System combines data modem...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:30 AM
The FAA has endorsed use of the Iridium satellite data service for air traffic control (ATC) communications in oceanic airspace, providing airlines and bus
Rising demand for aluminum in the aerospace sector has boosted suppliers such...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:20 AM
The flurry of new airliner orders in the first half of 2011, coupled with rising demand from other industries, has proved to be a boon to aluminum supplier
David Grizzle, formerly FAA chief counsel, has been named COO of the agency’s...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:10 AM
Nearly three months after Henry “Hank” Krakowski was forced out as head of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO), the agency named acting head David Gri
Jul 14, 2011 - 9:44 AM
What does the future hold for Dubai Aerospace Enterprise in the wake of this month’s news that its leasing arm, DAE Capital, has cancelled all remaining ai
The expansion plans of Asia Pacific low-cost carrier Tiger Airways have been ...
Jul 11, 2011 - 9:15 AM
Low-cost carrier Tiger Airways Australia has accepted that it could stay grounded throughout July as Australian safety inspectors continue to probe its ope