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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Apr 1, 2015 - 3:59 PM
The Russian government has agreed to provide debt guarantees for UTair, but less than half the aid the struggling airline requested.
Apr 1, 2015 - 12:59 PM
An additional seven metric tons of max takeoff weight will give the A330 up to 500 extra nautical miles of range, or increased payload.
Apr 1, 2015 - 9:21 AM
Locating the unit's memory module could present a bigger challenge
Mar 31, 2015 - 4:48 PM
Lufthansa's insurers have set aside $300 million to cover anticipated costs for the Germanwings costs as French prosecutors prepare a criminal case.
Mar 30, 2015 - 3:54 PM
The fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is still unexplained, but questions have been raised as the role of its pilot-in-command, Captain Zahari.
Mar 30, 2015 - 12:39 PM
Hawaiian calls DOT decision an example of "institutional bias" in favor of U.S. business travelers
Mar 30, 2015 - 11:44 AM
Statistics show little movement in average retirement age as new airplane shipments continue at record pace
Mar 27, 2015 - 3:02 PM
Stunned by the Germanwings crash, the air transport industry's response has not been coherent or convincing.
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:41 PM
Agency recommends two crewmembers on flight deck at all times
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:06 PM
Services in and out slowly returning to normal