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January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.

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ATSG Boeing 767 freighters
Mar 9, 2016 - 3:14 PM
Amazon and air cargo provider Air Transport Services Group have reached agreement to deliver Amazon packages using 20 Boeing 767s.
Mar 9, 2016 - 2:51 PM
First delivery scheduled for year-end
Mar 9, 2016 - 10:35 AM
European Regions Airline Association looks for more concrete support from EU lawmakers as they formulate a new policy for aviation.
Mar 8, 2016 - 9:42 AM
Fleet update excludes Bombardier C Series
American Airlines pilot waves the Cuban flag
Mar 8, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Transportation expects to decide by this summer which U.S. airlines will fly scheduled services to Cuba.
Mar 7, 2016 - 11:48 AM
Flights conducted using typical operational procedures of launch customer Swiss International Airlines
Mar 3, 2016 - 1:02 PM
Executives see no delivery disruptions, however, saying that United Express carriers could take E175s intended for Republic Airways.
Mar 2, 2016 - 12:39 PM
Malaysian transport minister stops short of confirming part came from Malaysia Airlines MH370
EasyJet airliner at Gatwick Airport
Mar 1, 2016 - 3:15 PM
Air Navigation Solutions, wholly owned subsidiary of German air navigation service provider DFS, replaces UK NATS as tower provider at Gatwick.
Mar 1, 2016 - 2:52 PM
Arctic carrier Air Inuit signs on as launch customer