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Apr 11, 2011 - 5:18 AM
Now that the FAA issued an <link http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAD.nsf/0/77979606b642117286257869006afb63/$FILE/2011-08-51_Emergency.
Apr 7, 2011 - 6:38 AM
US Airways yesterday announced it would add first-class seating and service on 110 US Airways Express regional jets operated by Republic Airways, Mesa Air
Airbus has advanced the service-entry date for the A320neo to October 2015, s...
Apr 7, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Airbus has rescheduled plans to address perceived airline requirements for more-efficient single-aisle jetliners.
Apr 5, 2011 - 11:43 AM
Southwest Airlines returned to its regular schedule today after finishing <link news/single-news-page/article/hole-in-southwest-jet-to-prompt-boeing-servic
Apr 5, 2011 - 6:02 AM
The FAA is abdicating its safety responsibility.
Apr 5, 2011 - 5:58 AM
Assembly work on the Mitsubishi Regional Jet officially began today with a ceremonial rivet-driving celebration at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Tobishima p
Apr 4, 2011 - 1:30 PM
The FAA plans to issue an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) tomorrow that will require operators of specific early Boeing 737 models to conduct initia
Apr 4, 2011 - 11:27 AM
Evidence of the warm reception that Airbus A320 customers are giving the Pratt & Whitney’s Geared TurboFan engine mounted still further today, as Lufthansa
Apr 4, 2011 - 10:29 AM
Boeing plans to issue a Service Bulletin to describe inspection techniques for Boeing 737s similar to the Southwest Airlines 737-300 whose fuselage skin ru
Apr 2, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Southwest Airlines has grounded 79 (not 81 as was previously reported) of its Boeing 737s as it began working with Boeing and the NTSB to determine the cau