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July 27, 2016, 2:38 PM

VistaJet Hits 10,000th YTD Flight in Record Time

This accomplishment comes on the heels of a 23-percent rise in global flight traffic in the first half.

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Sep 16, 2010 - 11:39 AM
On Tuesday, the NTSB spread broad blame for the <link news/single-news-page/article/midair-raises-concerns-about-vfr-corridor-over-hudson-21935/ _blank>fat
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Sep 15, 2010 - 5:27 AM
Aviointeriors of Litina, Italy, garnered scads of attention and incredulous crowds at this week’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
Sep 14, 2010 - 12:02 PM
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">In a <link http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/media/FAA_2010
Sep 10, 2010 - 10:29 AM
The FAA today <link http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/media/FAA_2010_22626.pdf _blank>proposed</link> new pilot&nbsp;du
The Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787, both of which appeared at July’s Farnboro...
Sep 10, 2010 - 7:49 AM
David Bonnus, cofounder of Paris-based Step Consulting, recently analyzed the causes of major aerospace program delays and suggested how airframers could b
The first Boeing 787 took a break from operations at Edwards Air Force Base i...
Sep 10, 2010 - 7:46 AM
Boeing moved quickly this month to erase any doubts about the progress of the <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-pushes-first-787-deliveries-into-m
Before the “new” United Airlines emerges from the merger of UAL and Continent...
Sep 10, 2010 - 7:41 AM
Major airline pilots have long complained about the practice of “outsourcing” flying to lower-cost regional carriers, despite the existence of clauses writ
Boeing CFO James Bell told analysts last month that the new turbofan designs ...
Sep 10, 2010 - 7:35 AM
Pratt &amp; Whitney and CFM might not like to hear it, but if the assertions of Boeing CFO James Bell prove accurate, the 15- to 16-percent fuel efficiency
Ryanair’s controversial chief executive Michael O’Leary wants to eliminate co...
Sep 10, 2010 - 7:26 AM
Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary is pushing for single-pilot commercial aircraft operations.
Sep 9, 2010 - 12:12 PM
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of Operation Skyshield, one of the largest air drills in U.S.