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Malindo Air To Serve as Launch Operator for Boeing 737 Max 8

Malaysian low-fare carrier to start service between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in early May

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Aug 2, 2010 - 5:45 AM
Public comments about the FAA’s proposed mandatory helicopter routing over New York’s Long Island are overwhelmingly negative, according to the Eastern Reg
Aug 2, 2010 - 5:23 AM
Now that we’ve all gotten accustomed to acronyms like Rnav, RNP, LPV and all the others, the next big game changer will be TBO, for trajectory-based operat
Aug 1, 2010 - 7:55 AM
A DOT Inspector General report warns that the FAA is facing several challenges that could delay its transition plan to NextGen.
Jul 30, 2010 - 5:17 AM
Airbus will raise the monthly production rate of its A320-family aircraft to 38 per month in August 2011 and to 40 per month in first quarter 2012, the com
Jul 28, 2010 - 5:00 AM
<b></b> <b><br /></b> An Airbus A321 operated by Pakistani airline Airblue crashed this morning in the Margalla hills, north of Islamabad, killing all 15
Jul 27, 2010 - 8:24 AM
The NTSB is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the government of Saudi Arabia with its investigation of a cargo airplane accident that occurre
Jul 25, 2010 - 4:51 AM
Airbus has is progressing with construction of its new 160,000-square-foot A350 XWB fuselage-assembly hangar at its German factory in Hamburg.
Superjet International, a joint venture of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and Italy’s ...
Jul 23, 2010 - 6:28 AM
Russian certification of the <link news/single-news-page/article/superjet-100-sees-deliveries-by-year-end-25466/ LINK 2: "http://www.ainonline.com/news/sin
Irkut says the MC-21’s cabin design will raise passenger comfort in economy c...
Jul 23, 2010 - 6:25 AM
Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut signed a memorandum of understanding with Ilyushin Finance at Farnborough for the sale of 50 <link news/single-news-pag
“The numbers do not stack up” for re-engining either the Airbus A320 or Boein...
Jul 23, 2010 - 6:23 AM
Should Airbus and Boeing put upgraded engines on their single-aisle airliners while waiting for the crop of next-gen turbofans with their promise of much b