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Chinese Airlines Scrambling To Hire Foreign Pilots

Carriers desperate to address worsening shortage of cockpit crew

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Mar 18, 2010 - 5:53 AM
The third Boeing 747-8 Freighter, RC 521, joined the program’s flight-test program yesterday with a successful two-and-a-half-hour maiden mission.
Mar 16, 2010 - 6:50 AM
Long-standing efforts to revive the Fokker 100 regional jet could get a boost from a €20 million ($27 million) loan offered by the Dutch government toward
Mar 16, 2010 - 6:37 AM
Germany’s Air Berlin has cut the number of airplanes in its firm order for Boeing 787 Dreamliners from 25 to 15, and the number of options from 10 to five,
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Mar 15, 2010 - 10:51 AM
The second Boeing 747-8 Freighter, RC 522, completed its first flight yesterday evening, the company announced today.
Mar 15, 2010 - 5:02 AM
Boeing has added the fourth 787 to its flight-test fleet with yesterday’s first flight of Dreamliner ZA003.
Mar 11, 2010 - 4:46 AM
Boeing has finished initial airworthiness testing on the 747-8 Freighter, the company announced today.
Mar 10, 2010 - 9:04 AM
United Airlines has signed a firm order for 25 Airbus A350-900 XWBs, formalizing a commitment originally announced last December, the European manufacturer
Mar 9, 2010 - 10:30 AM
The FAA’s long-promised April 10 release of its ADS-B final rule appears to have hit two bureaucratic stumbling blocks.
Mar 9, 2010 - 10:15 AM
The FAA said in its <link http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?newsId=10457 _blank>annual aviation forecast</link> this morning that key airs
Mar 9, 2010 - 4:53 AM
Airbus plans to increase the monthly production rate for its single-aisle A320 family from the current rate of 34 to 36 starting in December, the company a