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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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May 23, 2011 - 11:35 AM
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May 23, 2011 - 11:30 AM
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The Gulf region is recognized as one of the key markets for private aviation, and Middle East Business Aviation Association chairman Ali Al Naqbi is determ
May 17, 2011 - 8:20 PM
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