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Apr 30, 2010 - 4:33 AM
Brazil’s Embraer will decide on the platform for a new aircraft program by year-end, executive vice president Mauro Kern told <b>AIN</b> last month.
Many business aircraft were able to escape Europe before airspace was closed ...
Apr 30, 2010 - 4:04 AM
Ash from a volcano in Iceland brought disruption to European air transport last month on a scale that far exceeded the combined efforts of global terrorism
Apr 28, 2010 - 10:04 AM
A new rule instituted by the Department of Transportation designed to prohibit airlines from subjecting passengers to lengthy waits on airport ramps takes
Apr 28, 2010 - 5:46 AM
The world's airline industry posted yet another banner month in March, as demand for international passenger service grew 10.3 percent and cargo demand inc
Apr 27, 2010 - 3:49 PM
ADS-B, one of the cornerstones of the FAA’s air traffic control modernization plan known as NextGen, was declared operational in the Philadelphia area yest
Apr 26, 2010 - 8:28 AM
Airbus will have to compress the original 15-month flight-test program planned for the A350-900 into a 12-month exercise to accommodate an extension of the
Rear Admiral Kurt Kunkel, Commander of the U.S. Department of Defense's Defen...
Apr 23, 2010 - 6:38 AM
In a bid to bolster the market for alternative fuels, two of the world's largest consumers of jet-A have formed a strategic alliance: the U.S.
Plans call for Iberia to complete its merger with British Airways by year-end...
Apr 23, 2010 - 6:32 AM
The weeks preceding the unforeseen losses caused by <link news/single-news-page/article/volcanic-eruption-still-disrupting-flights-in-europe-24459/ _blank>
By the end of this quarter Boeing expects to decide on whether or not to incr...
Apr 23, 2010 - 6:21 AM
Boeing plans to decide by the end of this quarter whether or not to raise production rates for its 737 family, as the company anticipates further strengthe
JetBlue CEO Dave Barger advocates a “contrarian” approach to running an airli...
Apr 23, 2010 - 6:04 AM
The effort to bring “humanity” back to air travel has guided JetBlue CEO Dave Barger's management philosophy ever since he landed his original job as the a