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September 20, 2017, 9:47 AM

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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Jun 20, 2011 - 3:00 AM
Sanguine projections for equipment demand by the air transport industry suggest good times ahead for the likes of Boeing and Airbus, and increasing produc
Jun 20, 2011 - 1:00 AM
More than a dozen so-called working teams from Pratt & Whitney, Airbus and various suppliers continue their evaluation of the integration challenge the com
Airbus A350XWB
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:10 PM
Airbus has revealed that first deliveries of its A350XWB-800 and A350XWB-1000 will be delayed by two years–to mid-2016 and mid-2017, respectively.
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:10 PM
Washington state and its neighbors in the U.S.
Now having accumulated some 300 hours of flight testing, the 747-8I has trave...
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:40 PM
The so-called “pause” or “rebalance” of the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/boeing-halts-movement-of-747-8-line-29535/">Boeing 747-8 production li
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:20 PM
Airline fuel savings of 4 percent and quieter, cleaner airports are predicted for an <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/busin
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:15 PM
With a budget of close to $7 billion, the <a href="http://m.ainonline.com/a/article/irkut-looks-west-for-mc-21-engines-avionics-and-systems-21193/">MC-21
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:10 PM
Major orders for the new CFM International Leap-X turbofan engine are due to be announced during the first four days of the Paris show, intensifying the ba
Assemblies for the Airbus A350 include the structure around the flightdeck wi...
Jun 19, 2011 - 8:00 PM
As Airbus prepares to put together the first <a href="news/single-news-page/article/airbus-starts-a350-xwb-production-in-germany-25931/">A350 XWB</a>, the
This newly certified ATR 72-600 on display here is soon to be delivered Royal...
Jun 19, 2011 - 7:50 PM
Here at the Paris Air Show, ATR is showcasing its newly certified <a href="news/single-news-page/article/atr-wins-easa-approval-for-72-600-29949/">ATR 72