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September 20, 2017, 9:47 AM

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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Dec 14, 2016 - 12:20 PM
First service takes 145-seat jet from Riga to Amsterdam hours before Bombardier announces model gained FAA type validation
Dec 14, 2016 - 10:40 AM
Combined fleet now consists of some 280 aircraft averaging 8.5 years of age
Dec 12, 2016 - 4:37 PM
Announces plans to lower production rate to five per month in August
Dec 12, 2016 - 11:52 AM
Authorities suspect engine trouble caused December 7 crash of PIA ATR 42
Dec 12, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Conclusion of firm order could hang on support of incoming U.S. administration
Dec 8, 2016 - 2:04 PM
Latest development milestone reached in time for first flight next year
Philippines Airlines Q400
Dec 8, 2016 - 9:47 AM
The Philippines flag carrier has placed a firm order for five Q400s with purchase rights for an additional seven aircraft.
Dec 8, 2016 - 9:40 AM
Total profits for IATA member airlines will be lower than anticipated in 2016 at $35.6 billion, with rising oil prices set to dent figures for 2017.
AIA president and CEO Dave Melcher
Dec 7, 2016 - 10:49 AM
Separating the FAA from its responsibility for air traffic control could disrupt progress toward ATC modernization, Melcher says.