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November 24, 2015, 9:53 AM

Airbus A320neo Gains Joint EASA-FAA Type Certification

Clears type for delivery by year-end

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Sep 2, 2009 - 5:30 AM
Boeing mechanics last Friday completed the installation of the new General Electric GEnx-2B engines on the first <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing
Sep 2, 2009 - 4:50 AM
The FAA today approved a plan that would require Southwest Airlines to replace unapproved parts installed on about 50 Boeing 737s–roughly 10 percent of its
Sep 1, 2009 - 6:30 AM
Airbus has delivered the first of two A318 aircraft equipped with “steep approach” capability to British Airways, the manufacturer announced today.
Aug 31, 2009 - 12:07 PM
Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Scott Carson announced today that he will retire from the company at the end of the year.
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Aug 31, 2009 - 9:11 AM
The global recession didn’t seem to suppress the appetite for new equipment among customers of Russia and the former Soviet Union at this month’s MAKS’2009
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Aug 31, 2009 - 9:01 AM
The World Trade Organization (WTO) any day now plans to issue an interim ruling on U.S.
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Aug 31, 2009 - 8:54 AM
Boeing has identified, approved and started the process of implementing a weight-reduction effort that will shave some 3,500 pounds from the 747-8, program
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Aug 31, 2009 - 8:40 AM
The implementation of Europe’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) has begun amid widespread confusion on the part of the aircraft operators who stand subject t
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Aug 31, 2009 - 8:32 AM
As Boeing’s Randy Tinseth related in his August 24 <link _blank>blog</link>, the company’s employees “continued to keep [thei
Aug 31, 2009 - 5:30 AM
While second-quarter traffic posted by some of the largest publicly traded regional airlines in the U.S.