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The recent selection of CFM International’s LEAP-X1C engine to power the 150- to 190-seat C919 airliner family being developed by Commercial Aircraft of Co
This year will likely be an improvement on 2009 for airlines in this part of the world but it won’t mean a quick return to profitability, according to Andr
Lion Air subsidiary Wings Air last month introduced the first three ATR 72-500s to the Indonesian market.
Given Asia’s affinity for big airplanes and the fact that the region is emerging from the global recession as one of the few in the world that has experien
Airbus closed 2009 on a positive commercial note with orders for 85 aircraft received in December–27 from Asia-Pacific customers, including 16 A330-200s fo
With a view to guaranteeing interoperability between the FAA’s NextGen air traffic management system (ATM) and the European Union’s Sesar (Single European
Nobody needs reminding how much debt the U.S.
The start of a new year usually stimulates positive resolve, with which Boeing and Airbus might summarize their intentions for 2010 in three words: “Must d
Japan Airlines (JAL) filed for bankruptcy on January 19, hammering home a sobering lesson for air carriers worldwide that the industry’s latest crisis is f
Airbus and <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-meets-2009-delivery-goal/ _blank>Boeing</link> tallied their 2009 delivery totals this month and each