Air Transport

News and issues relating to international air transport and cargo carriers, national airlines and regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.

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Feb 13, 2016 - 9:15 PM
European airframer delivered a record 635 aircraft last year
Feb 13, 2016 - 9:30 AM
With the UK engine maker assembling Trent engines in Singapore it makes sense that for services too, the country is key for Rolls.
Feb 13, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Almost two years after MH370 disappeared, the location is still a mystery – with only one item washing up.
Feb 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 fleet is being upgraded.
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Airbus ATM subsidiary ProSky is working to help Chinese Airlines take best advantage of satellite navigation
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Malaysia’s national carrier has been hit by misfortune but economic factors and competition are making things even harder.
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:15 PM
Recent economic turmoil and the commodities crisis have not cause China to shy away from its ambitious plans to grow its airlines domestically
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Once hailed as one of the world’s fastest growing markets, Myanmar’s aviation sector is suffering from overcapacity and a slowdown in growth.
Feb 12, 2016 - 9:17 AM
With Mobile, Alabama facility ramping up to four aircraft a month by 2017, Airbus is well set to supply the U.S. market.
Cardigair, a cargo operator whose fleet consists of a 30-year-old Boeing 737-300F and two 737-300Fs aged 29, is the airline most affected by Indonesia’s new aging-aircraft rule.
Feb 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM
New Indonesian Aging Aircraft Rule Seen as Cosmetic Exercise