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American Airlines expects its first Boeing 787s to arrive about a year later than originally planned due to last year’s machinists’ strike at Boeing, accor
Bahrain’s Gulf Air has lifted Boeing’s order figures out of negative territory this week with a conversion of so-called purchase rights on eight 787-8s, ma
The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued EASA/ENAC Part 145 certification to Venice, Italy-based Superjet International, allowing the regiona
Embraer delivered 32 commercial airplanes during the first quarter this year, the company announced today.
In its recent issue of “ATC Reform News,” Reason Foundation director of transportation studies Robert Poole is using the anti-business jet rhetoric to furt
Qantas Airways said it would defer delivery of four Airbus A380s and 12 Boeing 737-800s by about a year today as it announced a series of steps to counter
Boeing announced this afternoon that it will cut production of its 777 line from seven to five airplanes a month beginning in June 2010 “due to significant
Finmeccanica subsidiary Alenia Aeronautica yesterday completed its acquisition of 25 percent plus one share of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), Finmec
An unapproved and improper procedure used by mechanics to manually start the left engine on an American Airlines jetliner on Sept.
First-quarter deliveries for Boeing Commercial Airplanes rose 5.2 percent from a year earlier, to 121 airliners, the company announced today.