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Comac, UAC Formalize Widebody Joint Venture

Reveal new name of collaboration as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Company

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Jan 29, 2011 - 7:45 AM
Jan 29, 2011 - 7:00 AM
Revised rules for flight, duty and rest times for Part 121 flight crews are still several months away, according to the FAA.
Jan 28, 2011 - 8:47 AM
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 has gained Russian certification, more than two-and-a-half years after the first prototype embarked on its maiden flight.
Air France has asked a committee consisting of management and union represent...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:16 AM
Management and union representatives at Air France have started to digest 35 safety recommendations delivered to them on January 24 by the team of experts
ATR plans by 2012 to increase annual production to 70 airplanes, mainly ATR 7...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:14 AM
Judging by figures released at a Paris press briefing on January 20, the waning resurgence of the commercial turboprop market has, if anything, resumed at
Boeing insists that its target to certify the 787 during this year's third qu...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:13 AM
Boeing won't consider submitting the 787 Dreamliner for certification in the third quarter without Etops capability, notwithstanding differences in qualifi
Virgin America has provided Airbus with its first firm order for the new A320...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:11 AM
Airbus entered 2011 with a clear perspective on its main challenges and opportunities.
GE Aviation's collaboration with China's Avic would initially support the ele...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:04 AM
Protectionists have sounded the familiar alarms over GE's joint venture with China's Avic, formalized during January's state visit to Washington by Chinese
Jan 27, 2011 - 10:12 AM
The FAA has proposed $359,000 in civil penalties against St.
Jan 27, 2011 - 5:15 AM
China’s CDB Leasing bought 10 Embraer E190s for lease to the country’s largest airline, China Southern, Embraer announced last month.