Air Transport

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February 9, 2016, 11:34 AM

Airbus A321neo Flies for the First Time

Largest of Airbus’s new narrowbody family starts flight tests

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May 7, 2015 - 10:46 AM
CFM International's Leap-1B turbofan for the Boeing 737 Max is on track to complete certification next year and enter service in 2017.
Germanwings A320
May 6, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Briefly set altitude on FCU to 100 feet during flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Thai A330
May 6, 2015 - 9:26 AM
Fails to submit plan to address ICAO-raised safety concerns
May 5, 2015 - 10:14 AM
Ready to present reports on safety status
May 5, 2015 - 2:00 AM
ASRS reports document airline mechanics' concerns about intimidation and threats from management.
TAP A320
May 1, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Dispute surrounding privatization terms leads to walkout
May 1, 2015 - 9:24 AM
Plans to remove superjumbos from Paris route in early June
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Apr 30, 2015 - 1:59 PM
Thirteen years in development, the En Route Automation Modernization System now operates at 20 en route centers nationwide.
An Apple iPad used as an EFB on the flight deck
Apr 29, 2015 - 6:31 PM
A duplicated ILS approach chart for Washington Reagan National Airport caused the iPad application software to shut down
Merpati MA-60
Apr 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Finances scuttle plans to resurrect state-owned carrier