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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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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
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Jul 11, 2011 - 9:00 AM
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Boeing and ANA conducted a number of validation exercises with 787 flight-tes...
Jul 11, 2011 - 8:50 AM
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Under the terms of the plan by Flybe and Finnair to jointly acquire Finnish C...
Jul 11, 2011 - 8:40 AM
The effort by UK low-fare regional airline Flybe and flagcarrier Finnair to break through European structural barriers to consolidation took shape last wee
Jul 8, 2011 - 8:28 AM
At least 53 people were killed when a Boeing 727 operated by Hewa Boro Airways crashed at Kisangani Airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo on July 8.
Airbus Military might transfer production of the C212 utility aircraft to Ind...
Jul 8, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Airbus Military signed a strategic collaboration agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI), “to assist in the revitalization” of the state-owned compan
Jul 1, 2011 - 9:12 AM
The third Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (RC003) conducted a standard B1 test flight yesterday, after taking to the air for first time at 3:06 p.m.
Boeing plans to deliver ANA’s first 787—expected to sport a special livery–in...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Boeing early last week launched function and reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner, marking the st
The livery and branding of Bangladeshi carrier United Airways looks nothing l...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
A UK court has ordered Bangladeshi carrier United Airways to stop trading under its current name after a June 24 ruling in London that it had illegally vio