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Comac, UAC Formalize Widebody Joint Venture

Reveal new name of collaboration as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Company

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Oct 27, 2010 - 6:36 AM
The European Regions Airline ­Association, which ­represents 70 intra-European airlines, has welcomed the “modest sign of ­gradual recovery” from the globa
Oct 27, 2010 - 6:26 AM
European Regions Airline Association member airlines expressed “outrage” at the failure of national governments in the region to compensate them for costs
Airbus plans to raise A320 production to close to 40 aircraft a month, while ...
Oct 22, 2010 - 7:21 AM
One might attribute the striking contrast between the business jet industry’s predicament and the more-than-healthy production rates at major commercial ai
ICAO’s new environmental policy could pave the way for a global approach to r...
Oct 22, 2010 - 7:19 AM
After years of hair-splitting debate and tactical vacillation, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) finally has agreed to what it character
Airbus CEO Thomas Enders (left) and COO for customers John Leahy continue the...
Oct 22, 2010 - 7:16 AM
Airbus, Boeing and Embraer seem willing to wait longer than expected to decide whether or not to re-engine their respective single-aisle offerings, as limi
Emirates flies an Airbus A380 between Dubai and Toronto three days a week. Ho...
Oct 22, 2010 - 7:02 AM
Sometimes business mixes with politics in less than subtle ways, as a dispute over landing rights in Toronto for Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways clearl
An alliance of so-called Home Country airlines complains that profitable comp...
Oct 22, 2010 - 6:54 AM
A group of 24 airlines from the U.S.
Oct 21, 2010 - 12:06 PM
Bombardier has completed the first phase of construction of a 600,000-sq-ft wing manufacturing and assembly facility in Belfast for the C Series airliner,
Oct 20, 2010 - 9:02 AM
Boeing expects its commercial aircraft book-to-bill ratio to exceed one by year-end, following what CEO Jim McNerney characterized as a “strong” third quar
Garmin’s G5000 integrated avionics system is intended for light to ultra-long...
Oct 18, 2010 - 8:59 AM
Garmin, the Olathe, Kan.