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July 27, 2017, 8:27 AM

Airbus Remains Optimistic on A320neo Delivery Target

Despite engine issues, CEO Tom Enders calls plan to deliver 200 A320neo-family narrowbodies this year "a realistic target"

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Apr 19, 2011 - 7:09 AM
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft delivered the first Superjet 100–S/N 95007–to Armenian airline Armavia today during a ceremony held at Yerevan Zvartnots Internationa
Apr 18, 2011 - 10:21 AM
Sukhoi confirmed that it plans to deliver the first production Superjet SSJ100-95–S/N 95007–to launch customer Armavia tomorrow.
Plans call for the PW1524G on the test stand during Pratt & Whitney’s Media D...
Apr 15, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Thanks in large part to the emergence of the PW1000G PurePower Geared TurboFan, Pratt & Whitney has staged what some might consider a stunning reversal in
The World Trade Organization has ruled that Boeing’s new 787 airliner has ben...
Apr 15, 2011 - 10:45 AM
Neither the U.S.
A five-foot tear developed along the lap joint in the top of the fuselage of ...
Apr 15, 2011 - 10:30 AM
Operators of certain Boeing 737 Classics will need to perform eddy current inspections on parts of their fuselages every 500 flight cycles, forcing interru
Search teams found large pieces of the wreckage of Air France Flight 447 at t...
Apr 15, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Investigators from the French BEA (Bureau d’Enquetes et d’Analyses) are preparing to recover the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, the <a href="news/singl
New plans call for the Pratt & Whitney-powered A320neo to reach the market si...
Apr 15, 2011 - 10:00 AM
Airbus has moved forward by six months its target to introduce the <a href="ain-air-transport-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/airbus-
Apr 15, 2011 - 5:41 AM
The Japanese trifecta of tragedy has some people rethinking risk-assessment models and catastrophic risk in general.
Apr 14, 2011 - 10:45 AM
Hank Krakowski, head of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO), resigned today amid the fallout of not one but two incidents in as many weeks where the s
Apr 14, 2011 - 6:52 AM
Certainly the news that there were no U.S.