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March 1, 2017, 10:12 AM

CFM-powered A321neo Wins EASA, FAA Certification

No word on identity of launch operators of either the CFM or Pratt-powered versions of the airplane, however

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Dec 28, 2010 - 9:29 AM
The October 1 merger of United and Continental Airlines has exhumed an old bone of contention between mainline pilots and their management that stands to p
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:27 AM
Delta Air Lines plans this month to start installing onboard Wi-Fi on 223 regional jets flown by Delta Connection carriers, making Delta the first U.S.
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:17 AM
The Teamsters-represented pilots of Seattle-based Horizon Air ratified a new five-year labor contract in late November, officially ending some four years
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:14 AM
Gurgaon, India-based SpiceJet placed a firm order last month for 15 Bombardier Q400 turboprops in a deal worth some $446 million, according to the Canadi
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:03 AM
Lufthansa has placed a new firm order for eight Embraer E195s for use within the Lufthansa Regional system, the Brazilian manufacturer announced last month
Dec 28, 2010 - 8:42 AM
Late last year the NTSB issued recommendations (A-10-124 through -128) in response to the 2009 fatal Hudson River midair between a Piper Lance and a tour h
Dec 28, 2010 - 7:36 AM
UK air navigation service provider Nats and ­lobbying association Oil & Gas UK last month switched their North Sea multilateration system to the “ope
Dec 23, 2010 - 8:57 AM
When Congress in 2003 signed off on the Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act–better known as Vision 100–it officially set in motion the Next Generation
Dec 20, 2010 - 5:40 AM
Boeing plans to raise its production rate for the 777 program to 8.3 airplanes per month, or 100 airplanes a year, starting in the first quarter of 2013, t
Dec 15, 2010 - 10:37 AM
Southwest Airlines expects to take delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 in March 2012, the company’s chairman, president and CEO, Gary Kelly, revealed duri