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October 26, 2016, 2:49 PM

Airbus Under Pressure To Meet 2016 Delivery Goals

Company plans heavily ‘backloaded’ delivery schedule in fourth quarter

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Dec 8, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Preparations underway for first flight early next year
Dec 8, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Turboprop’s maximum capacity increases to 78 seats
Dec 7, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Airport expansion in the Asia Pacific region is still being constrained by ill-considered regulatory hurdles, according to Airports Council International.
European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc
Dec 7, 2015 - 1:41 PM
Groups representing European airlines and pilots say the plan is not ambitious enough and lacks specificity.
Dec 3, 2015 - 5:29 PM
An audit by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation will look into how effectively FAA oversees regional airline operations.
Dec 2, 2015 - 1:57 PM
The carrier completed the first approved 330-minute ETOPS flight by flying a 777-200ER from Auckland to Buenos Aires.
CSeries on ramp
Dec 1, 2015 - 5:30 PM
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft planning 15-20 CSeries deliveries next year and 250-300 over the next five years.
A4A president and CEO Nicholas Calio
Dec 1, 2015 - 4:26 PM
A federally chartered, not-for-profit organization would run the U.S. air traffic control system better than the FAA now does, airlines say.
Air Asia aircraft in flight
Dec 1, 2015 - 1:06 PM
A sequence of events led to the December 2014 crash of the AirAsia Airbus A320, the Indonesia National Transportation Safety Committee found.
Dec 1, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines recently met to push for an end to what they regard as heavy-handed treatment by international safety bodies.