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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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IATA’s outgoing director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani called for airlin...
Jun 13, 2011 - 7:52 AM
Outgoing IATA director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani called on his members to aspire to sustainable profitability as he announced a new leadership tea
Fabrice Brégier, Airbus’ COO, sees increased production rates for all models....
Jun 6, 2011 - 7:00 AM
Building on a strong upturn in global traffic, Airbus is ramping up production of all its models–the A320 family, A330 and A380–dealing with several supply
JetBlue Airways CEO Dave Barger (l) and FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Huer...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:52 AM
A high-level U.S.
Data found in the flight recorders indicate that the crew maintained pitch-up...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:48 AM
French BEA accident investigators on May 27 released factual information they have found in reading data from Air France Flight 447’s recorders, in hope of
AirAsia X chief executive Azran Osman Rani seeks to raise up to $330 million ...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:45 AM
Budget long-haul airline AirAsia X is eyeing a stock market listing and fleet expansion to spread its wings across the globe.
Jun 1, 2011 - 5:50 AM
Middle East Business Aviation Association chairman Ali Al Naqbi is proposing to set up an informal working group, dubbed “Middle East Control,” to achieve
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Jun 1, 2011 - 4:00 AM
The aerospace industry is in recovery, and if you don’t believe that come to this year’s Paris Air Show and see for yourself.
May 31, 2011 - 2:35 PM
Two events last month intensified the confrontation between LightSquared, a private U.S.
May 31, 2011 - 2:35 PM
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat and aviation standards organizations have been working on a solution to a lesser-publicized aspect of the planne
May 31, 2011 - 9:21 AM
ATR has gained EASA certification for its new ATR 72-600 following nearly two years of flight testing, the Franco-Italian manufacturer announced this morni