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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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Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine
Nov 7, 2015 - 3:00 PM
The XWB-97 will power the Airbus A350-1000
Nov 7, 2015 - 8:00 AM
It remains to be seen whether UAC's efforts to make wetleasing Superjets easy will turn into firm orders, as it hopes.
Troy Lambeth
Nov 7, 2015 - 3:30 AM
New GEnx and GP7200 Engines Add to Offering
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:15 AM
Middle East carriers face an abundance of choice among new generation narrowbody jets.
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Emirates will take delivery of three A380s in one month in December, while its flight cadre to quadruple to 16,000 pilots over the next two decades.
Nov 7, 2015 - 1:00 AM
Russia and the UK suspended flights to and from Egypt while awaiting the findings of an investigation into the October 31 crash of a Metrojet A321.
Bombardier CSeries
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:45 AM
Last minute decision to bring a CSeries to the Dubai Airshow despite busy flight test schedule.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:40 AM
Bombardier Q400s to transport oil and gas workers from Abu Dhabi’s second airport.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:30 AM
Flies aboard Pratt’s 747-SP test bed
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:25 AM
Block II version of Honeywell SmartPath, the only FAA-certified system of its kind, now supports up to 48 approach options.