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 11, 2016 - 8:25 AM
New Terminal 4 expected by 2017 while Terminal 5 capacity will increase to 135 million by mid-2020s
Having built its baseline reputation as a full-service operator, Singapore Airlines has recently branched out to address other market segments, in part by adding low-cost carriers to the SIA Group.
Feb 11, 2016 - 8:10 AM
National carrier continues to build its presence in the region as it bids for 44.2 percent outstanding Tigerair shares
Feb 11, 2016 - 8:06 AM
Chinese investors have reached an initial agreement to site an MA-60 production line in Russia, as the MA-700 take shape.
Feb 10, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Reinforcement plates installed on first flight test aircraft
Feb 9, 2016 - 11:34 AM
Largest of Airbus’s new narrowbody family starts flight tests
Feb 9, 2016 - 10:10 AM
Proposal commended by range of industry stakeholders
Feb 8, 2016 - 1:07 PM
Promised changes include new investment in regional connectivity
Feb 4, 2016 - 10:25 AM
Notices follow two 'isolated' incidents involving cabin depressurization
U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster and Frank LoBiondo
Feb 3, 2016 - 4:49 PM
Republicans' proposal to create a separate organization to manage the nation's ATC system presents a stumbling block to FAA reauthorization.
Feb 3, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Incident left hole in fuselage of Airbus narrowbody wet leased from Greece's Hermes Aviation by Somalia's Daallo Airlines.