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September 1, 2015, 3:33 PM

Aeroflot To Absorb Rival Airline Transaero

Flag carrier to control more than half the Russian market

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Jul 21, 2009 - 6:31 AM
The first Antonov An-148 <link news/single-news-page/article/new-regional-airplanes/ _blank>built by Russia’s Voronezh Aircraft Plant (VASO)</link>, regist
Jul 21, 2009 - 6:25 AM
Boeing announced today that it has assembled the major sections of the first 747-8 Freighter this week, as mechanics at the factory in Everett, Wash., load
Jul 16, 2009 - 10:14 AM
Panama’s Copa Airlines has placed an estimated $1 billion firm order for 13 Boeing 737-800s, in a deal consisting of a mixture of option conversions and ne
Jul 16, 2009 - 6:14 AM
Test pilots yesterday flew the first ARJ21-700 regional jet from its production site in Shanghai to China’s Flight Test Establishment in Xi’an, the capital
Jul 15, 2009 - 7:27 AM
A Tupolev Tu-154 operated by Iran’s Caspian Airlines crashed today near the city of Qazvin in northwestern Iran, killing all 168 people on board, according
Jul 14, 2009 - 10:51 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched investigators to examine a Southwest Airlines jet after it made an emergency landing in West Virgin
Jul 6, 2009 - 6:54 AM
Airbus has launched a study for improving flight data recovery, including extended data transmission for commercial airliners, the company announced last w
Jul 2, 2009 - 10:35 AM
The condition of the wreckage recovered from that <link news/single-news-page/article/ntsb-chases-new-leads-in-air-france-flight-447-crash-probe/ _blank>Ai
Jun 30, 2009 - 11:43 AM
Testifying before Congress in May, Stanford University professor Brad Parkinson–the chief architect of GPS and the original GPS program manager before his
Jun 30, 2009 - 11:23 AM
Development of Mitsubishi Aircraft’s MRJ regional jet continues on schedule, as some 800 engineers, designers and subcontractors in Nagoya, Japan, work to