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Boeing Launches Max 10 with Raft of Order Commitments

Airframer announces deals with 16 customers at the show

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Embraer executive vice president for the airline market Paulo Cesar de Souza ...
May 16, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Embraer will wait until as late as year-end for Boeing to decide on a plan for a 737 replacement before the Brazilian company commits to a successor for i
RNP-capable aircraft can fly approaches within a tight, linear containment ar...
May 16, 2011 - 7:37 AM
GE Aviation published its second “public-use” required navigation performance (RNP) approach procedure in the U.S., now available for operations into Deadh
Boeing 747-8I RC001 recently completed a series of tests to validate airframe...
May 16, 2011 - 7:35 AM
Boeing’s latest iteration of the 747, the “Dash 8” Intercontinental, recently completed its first series of flight-testing at Moses Lake, Wash., according
DOT Secretary Ray LaHood (Photo: Paul Lowe)...
May 16, 2011 - 7:33 AM
The Regional Airline Association has scheduled Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the exhibit hall Tuesday
May 15, 2011 - 10:10 PM
One year after ash from the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano grounded most aircraft in Europe for several days, ICAO’s European and North At
New scientific research into last year’s eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoku...
May 11, 2011 - 7:04 AM
In late April, scientists from Denmark’s University of Copenhagen and the University of Iceland in Reykjavik <link http://www.pnas.org/content/108/18/7307>
Libyan Airlines grounded its A320s and the rest of its fleet in late March as...
May 9, 2011 - 7:45 AM
The earthquake in Japan and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa interrupted the global air transport industry’s growth trend during March,
The AF447's cockpit voice recorder lay on the seabed before search teams iden...
May 9, 2011 - 7:43 AM
Airbus, Air France and many others, both within and outside the aerospace industry, eagerly await the results of an analysis of the flight data and cockpit
Republic Airways’ Frontier subsidiary plans to remove its last four Airbus A3...
May 9, 2011 - 7:41 AM
Indianapolis-based Republic Airways signaled an interest in acquiring Airbus A320neos last week, when the airline’s vice president and corporate controller
New navigation standards allow for five-minute longitudinal separation for pr...
May 9, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Nav Canada and UK NATS have implemented a new navigation standard that reduces longitudinal separations by half for properly equipped aircraft in North Atl