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Jan 17, 2011 - 6:21 AM
A late surge in new airliner orders during December took Airbus’s sales tally for 2010 to 644 aircraft (compared with 574 in 2009), just edging out rival B
The value of rest that airline pilots can get inflight is one of the factors ...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Conflicting reactions to new proposals from both sides of the Atlantic on <a href="ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-international-news/single-publication-story/b
EADS faces at least another year of getting costs under control before it can...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Despite a strong rebound in orders and deliveries, and despite being flush with cash reserves, the new year’s forecast for Europe’s EADS aerospace and defe
The May 22 crash of an Air India Express Boeing 737-800 in Mangalore, India a...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
London-based aerospace consultancy and equipment appraiser Ascend characterized 2010 as “a disappointing year” in terms of airline safety, as both the numb
Boeing 737 deliveries totaled 376, setting a new record for the second year i...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
After another year tainted by the continuing public relations disaster known as the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/industry-awaits-word-on-seventh-
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:22 AM
Judging by figures released at a Paris press briefing on January 20, the waning resurgence of the commercial turboprop market has, if anything, resumed at
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:22 AM
Management and union representatives at Air France have started to digest 35 safety recommendations delivered to them on January 24 by the team of experts
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:19 AM
Boeing won’t consider submitting the 787 Dreamliner for certification in the third quarter without Etops capability, notwithstanding differences in qualifi
Jan 11, 2011 - 11:05 AM
Indian discount airline Indigo will become the launch customer for the Airbus <link news/single-news-page/article/airbus-raises-stakes-with-launch-of-a320n
Jan 11, 2011 - 9:54 AM
Software problems with the FAA's new, $2.1 billion en route automation modernization (Eram) computer system, originally scheduled to be operational at all