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February 22, 2017, 4:10 PM

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner to Korean Air

The 787-9 assembled in North Charleston, S.C., will be the first Dreamliner operated by a Korean airline in South Korea.

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Feb 16, 2016 - 5:54 AM
Singapore Airlines is to take the first “Enhanced Performance” Trent XWBs for its A350XWBs.
Feb 16, 2016 - 5:51 AM
U.S.-based Aerolease Aviation ordered 10 MRJ90s.
Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva
Feb 15, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Despite deep market penetration that the world’s commercial aircraft manufacturers have already achieved in Asia
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:45 PM
Competition from other airshows will mean Singapore steps up a gear for the 2016 event at Changi.
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:40 PM
Singapore transport minister warns of deteriorating economic conditions
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:20 PM
UK-based Thomas Cook Airlines’ Boeing 767 fleet will now receive maintenance from Boeing Shanghai.
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Turboprop campaigns no longer taking back seat to C Series.
Honeywell’s satellite-based SmartPath, SmartRunway and SmartLanding air traffic management systems could be beneficial to China’s rapidly expanding airport infrastructure. The technology permits reduced spacing for landing aircraft, among many other safety and usage improvements.
Feb 15, 2016 - 11:45 AM
SmartPath, SmartRunway and SmartLanding are all in demand, says Honeywell.
Though China’s C919 has had its peaks and valleys, Honeywell president for Aerospace Asia Pacific Briand Greer remains bullish on opportunities for long-term value in its involvement in both.
Feb 15, 2016 - 11:30 AM
China’s domestic market to number 13,000 aircraft within a decade. Honeywell sees massive opportunities as China grows.
Rolls-Royce and Airbus expect to log about 120 hours’ flying over about nine months with the new 97,000-pound-thrust Trent XWB-97 engine for the stretched A350-1000 XWB on the airframe manufacturer’s A380 flying testbed.
Feb 15, 2016 - 11:00 AM
The engine for the A330neo will follow extensive development efforts on the Trent XWB-97