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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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Airbus has delivered the first center wing box for the <link news/single-news-page/article/a350-xwb-program-continues-apace-22803/>A350XWB</link> from its
House Transportation Committee chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) (Photo: Paul Lowe)...
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Air France and pilots' union SNPL both feel that an interim report into the m...
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Aug 8, 2011 - 9:10 AM
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Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced this afternoon that Congress has reached a bipartisan compromise that will allow temporary funding of
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