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July 22, 2015, 11:44 AM

FedEx Places Largest Ever Boeing 767 Order

Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody

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Aug 8, 2014 - 7:14 AM
Airlines face a tripling of war-risk insurance premiums after recent events, including the shooting down of MH17 in Ukraine.
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Aug 6, 2014 - 11:27 AM
The plan will include milestones, timelines, metrics and costs, by location, to deliver capability in the one-to-three year time frame in these areas.
Aug 6, 2014 - 8:57 AM
The Russian government is looking to stop European airlines from overflying Siberia on flights to and from Asia.
Aug 5, 2014 - 12:04 PM
Extreme cold most likely caused a lithium-ion battery on an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 to malfunction in January 2013, according to one report.
Aug 4, 2014 - 4:13 PM
Aeroflot subsidiary Dobrolet had to suspend all flights after insurance, leasing, maintenance and other services were blocked by European sanctions.
Aug 4, 2014 - 1:15 AM
The contract calls for the airframer to install the system in all 50 of Tianjin Airlines’ E-Jets.
Aug 4, 2014 - 12:55 AM
STC allows the SSJ100 to land at Cat IIIa-certified runways under certain visibility and crosswind conditions.
Aug 4, 2014 - 12:25 AM
The regional expects to add the first of 20 new airplanes to its fleet early next year.
Aug 3, 2014 - 12:15 AM
Guernsey carrier takes first jet, an Embraer E195, after Flybe deserts island.
Jul 31, 2014 - 12:05 PM
As threats to its Russian venture gather, Bombardier has turned to China as another possible source of turboprop collaboration.