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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 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
The European Union (EU) is trying to attract more small- and medium-size enterprises to participate in its long-running <a href="news/single-news-page/arti
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May 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
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May 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
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Boeing plans to start building 787s at its new plant in North Charleston, S.C...
May 16, 2011 - 7:43 AM
National Labor Relations Board acting general counsel Lafe Solomon finally responded publicly last week to the uproar from Republican lawmakers and conser
Algae has shown particular promise as a basis for aviation biofuel....
May 16, 2011 - 7:41 AM
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by the aviation industry will increase three-fold by 2050 in spite of an industry goal to cut them in half, according
Embraer executive vice president for the airline market Paulo Cesar de Souza ...
May 16, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Embraer will wait until as late as year-end for Boeing to decide on a plan for a 737 replacement before the Brazilian company commits to a successor for i
RNP-capable aircraft can fly approaches within a tight, linear containment ar...
May 16, 2011 - 7:37 AM
GE Aviation published its second “public-use” required navigation performance (RNP) approach procedure in the U.S., now available for operations into Deadh
Boeing 747-8I RC001 recently completed a series of tests to validate airframe...
May 16, 2011 - 7:35 AM
Boeing’s latest iteration of the 747, the “Dash 8” Intercontinental, recently completed its first series of flight-testing at Moses Lake, Wash., according
DOT Secretary Ray LaHood (Photo: Paul Lowe)...
May 16, 2011 - 7:33 AM
The Regional Airline Association has scheduled Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the exhibit hall Tuesday