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Boeing Turns Focus to Turkey’s Vision 2023 with Dreamliner Deal

Turkish Airlines signs MOU for forty 787-9s as Boeing agrees to participate in national aerospace initiative

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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
May 15, 2011 - 10:10 PM
One year after ash from the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano grounded most aircraft in Europe for several days, ICAO’s European and North At
New scientific research into last year’s eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoku...
May 11, 2011 - 7:04 AM
In late April, scientists from Denmark’s University of Copenhagen and the University of Iceland in Reykjavik <link http://www.pnas.org/content/108/18/7307>
Libyan Airlines grounded its A320s and the rest of its fleet in late March as...
May 9, 2011 - 7:45 AM
The earthquake in Japan and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa interrupted the global air transport industry’s growth trend during March,
The AF447's cockpit voice recorder lay on the seabed before search teams iden...
May 9, 2011 - 7:43 AM
Airbus, Air France and many others, both within and outside the aerospace industry, eagerly await the results of an analysis of the flight data and cockpit
Republic Airways’ Frontier subsidiary plans to remove its last four Airbus A3...
May 9, 2011 - 7:41 AM
Indianapolis-based Republic Airways signaled an interest in acquiring Airbus A320neos last week, when the airline’s vice president and corporate controller
New navigation standards allow for five-minute longitudinal separation for pr...
May 9, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Nav Canada and UK NATS have implemented a new navigation standard that reduces longitudinal separations by half for properly equipped aircraft in North Atl
IAG plans to combine the aircraft acquisition philosophies of British Airways...
May 9, 2011 - 7:37 AM
The tie-up between Spanish flag carrier Iberia and the UK’s British Airways to create International Airlines Group (IAG) will pave the way for an overhaul
May 6, 2011 - 10:07 AM
A supply-chain interruption involving Japanese engine parts supplier IHI will force Embraer to delay delivery of at least six E190s to Indianapolis-based R
Boeing stopped moving airplanes forward on its Everett, Wash., 747-8 producti...
May 6, 2011 - 10:01 AM
Boeing stopped moving airplanes forward on its 747-8 production line in Everett, Wash., today to help mechanics complete work that has mounted as the compa