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October 26, 2016, 2:49 PM

Airbus Under Pressure To Meet 2016 Delivery Goals

Company plans heavily ‘backloaded’ delivery schedule in fourth quarter

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Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief executive Jim Albaugh fully acknowledged here at Farnborough that the new 787 faces a possible seventh delay if first del
Jul 20, 2010 - 6:28 AM
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Many of the 718 flight tests executed out of Boeing’s Test & Evaluation Cente...
Jul 19, 2010 - 10:58 PM
Boeing’s Test and Evaluation (T&amp;E) division is spread out over 78 locations, but testing is done at many more locations, including at suppliers and oth
Etihad Airways’ new Airbus A330-300 freighter touches down to take its prime ...
Jul 19, 2010 - 12:19 PM
Jumbo-sized airliner orders came back into fashion on the first day of the 2010 Farnborough airshow as Boeing and Airbus led the charge to seal new deals.
Jul 19, 2010 - 11:34 AM
China’s homegrown Comac C919 will be the first airliner in the world to fly with a truly integrated propulsion system (IPS) combining engines with nacelles
Jul 19, 2010 - 11:31 AM
Pratt &amp; Whitney believes open rotors are not the solution to powering future single-aisle aircraft and will offer developed versions of its PW1000G ser
Jul 19, 2010 - 11:27 AM
Irkut has signed a memorandum of understanding with VEB Leasing, a subsidiary of Russian-based Vnesheconombank, for 15 firm and 15 optional MC-21 narrowbod
Jul 19, 2010 - 8:57 AM
Under a plan first revealed two years ago, Rolls-Royce and British Airways have invited fuel suppliers to participate in tests to evaluate alternative avia
Jul 19, 2010 - 8:55 AM
Plans by British Airways and U.S.
Thomson is the launch UK customer for the Boeing 787. It has placed an order ...
Jul 19, 2010 - 8:29 AM
The international industry debut of the Boeing 787 at Farnborough International this week has provided a major opportunity for local carrier Thomson Airway