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Airliner leasing pioneer Steven Udvar-Hazy (second from left) has declared hi...
Aug 13, 2010 - 8:54 AM
Airliner leasing pioneer Steven Udvar-Hazy is back in business with a vengeance.
Although continuing strong demand for the Boeing 737 family has prompted the ...
Aug 13, 2010 - 8:38 AM
A decision to <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-737-re-engining-decision-hinges-on-replacement-timing-25143/ _blank>re-engine the Boeing 737</link
Improved sales have convinced Airbus parent company EADS to raise production ...
Aug 13, 2010 - 8:33 AM
EADS has raised its order projection for its Airbus unit this year to more than 400 aircraft from its previous estimate of between 250 and 300 following a
The risk that first delivery of the first 747-8 to Cargolux will slip into ne...
Aug 13, 2010 - 8:24 AM
Citing “a couple of workmanship issues, and a design issue or two,” Boeing CEO Jim McNerney planted another seed of doubt about the company's chances of de
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker aired his concerns over "sensitive commercia...
Aug 13, 2010 - 8:17 AM
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker's surprise revelation at the Farnborough airshow that &quot;issues”&nbsp;with the Pratt &amp; Whitney PW1000G geared turbo
Aug 12, 2010 - 11:30 AM
Current FAA terminology for an air traffic controller’s instruction for a pilot to taxi onto the runway and await takeoff clearance is “position and hold.”
Aug 12, 2010 - 7:20 AM
Boeing hasn’t finished inspecting parts of the tail sections of flight-test and production 787 Dreamliners, several weeks after the Chicago-based aerospace
Aug 10, 2010 - 12:52 PM
Each key FAA NextGen project has an individual "metric" to measure how its development is progressing.
Aug 4, 2010 - 5:28 AM
Cathay Pacific Airways has signed a letter of intent with Airbus covering 30 <link news/single-news-page/article/airbus-keeps-a350xwb-on-the-787s-tail-2541
Aug 2, 2010 - 10:46 AM
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 142 today said it has withdrawn from the maintenance Aviation Safety Actio