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FedEx Places Largest Ever Boeing 767 Order

Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody

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Jun 15, 2009 - 10:52 AM
Boeing Commercial Airplanes has begun to study the possibility of redesigning the wing on the 777 in an effort to more effectively compete against the Airb
Jun 15, 2009 - 10:46 AM
Qatar Airways signed a firm contract yesterday for 24 Airbus A320-family aircraft in a deal that included the conversion of an option the operator placed d
Jun 15, 2009 - 9:18 AM
Regional turboprop manufacturer Avions de Transport Regional intends to deliver 50 aircraft this year, a number that is only slightly below that produced i
Jun 15, 2009 - 8:32 AM
Embraer yesterday announced the conversion of options and purchase rights for several E-Jets into firm orders.
Jun 15, 2009 - 8:30 AM
Gulf Air has selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 700EP turbofan to power 20 previously ordered Airbus A330 aircraft, along with a TotalCare long-term service ag
Jun 15, 2009 - 7:37 AM
The Eurojet EJ200 that powers the Eurofighter achieved a milestone earlier this month when the first engine to be completed to the full operational clearan
Jun 15, 2009 - 7:34 AM
Airbus officially became a full member of the SESAR air traffic management modernization program on Friday, when it signed an agreement that marked what it
Jun 15, 2009 - 4:12 AM
German-based engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines is here at the Paris Air Show (Hall 2 Stand AB 151) exhibiting a cutaway mockup of a geared turbofan.
Jun 14, 2009 - 9:12 AM
Saft has been selected to supply batteries for both China’s AVIC ARJ21 regional jet and its Russian competitor, the Sukhoi Superjet.
Jun 14, 2009 - 9:10 AM
Korean Air has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4170 Advantage70 engine to power six new Airbus A330s it has on order.