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February 9, 2016, 11:34 AM

Airbus A321neo Flies for the First Time

Largest of Airbus’s new narrowbody family starts flight tests

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Nov 19, 2009 - 10:48 AM
Early this morning the FAA’s computerized system for loading flight plans failed, causing widespread traffic delays of up to 90 minutes and some airline fl
Nov 17, 2009 (All day)
Airbus kept its steadily advancing order train rolling on the third day of the Dubai Airshow with a pair of modest, but nonetheless significant, announceme
Nov 16, 2009 - 7:52 PM
Boeing landed separate firm orders from a pair of Algerian airlines today at the Dubai Airshow, for a total of 11 Next Generation 737-800s worth some $825
Nov 16, 2009 - 8:35 AM
Airbus and Yemenia Airlines yesterday morning signed a memorandum of understanding covering 10 Airbus A320s, the first of which the official carrier of Yem
Nov 16, 2009 - 8:26 AM
Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways plans to spend $750 million on its workforce, fleet, in-flight service and planning and resourcing systems to support record-bre
Nov 16, 2009 - 8:24 AM
Boeing and Mubadala Development Co.
Nov 16, 2009 - 7:47 AM
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has selected CFM International CFM56-5B engines to power 20 Airbus A320 family aircraft it has on order, in a deal worth a
Nov 16, 2009 - 6:58 AM
Bombardier Aerospace announced yesterday that it will offer its commercial aircraft customers in the Middle East ready access to parts through its existing
Nov 16, 2009 - 6:52 AM
Lufthansa Technik (LHT) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman Air to create the maintenance specialist’s first joint venture in the Midd
Nov 16, 2009 - 6:50 AM
Local low-fare airline Flydubai yesterday inked a pair of aircraft financing deals worth $160 million.