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February 9, 2016, 11:34 AM

Airbus A321neo Flies for the First Time

Largest of Airbus’s new narrowbody family starts flight tests

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Feb 25, 2015 - 5:27 PM
The Hungary-based carrier has big plans to grow beyond its network across Central and Eastern Europe
Feb 25, 2015 - 9:52 AM
The company is divesting two divisions to focus on core competencies.
Feb 25, 2015 - 7:59 AM
The FAA, Southwest Airlines and Boeing agreed on a plan that allows Southwest 737s to continue flying until overdue inspections are completed.
Rockwell Collins integrated datalink controller
Feb 24, 2015 - 8:11 AM
The European Commission has drafted legislation to postpone requiring controller-pilot datalink communications until 2020.
Feb 23, 2015 - 6:10 PM
GAMA to work with ATAG as ICAO develops aviation environmental standards in 2016.
Feb 20, 2015 - 12:32 PM
CEO's 9/11 comments play to base prejudices
Aireon president and CEO Don Thoma
Feb 20, 2015 - 8:30 AM
Satellite surveillance provider Aireon signed an agreement with Senegal-based ATC provider to assess satellite ADS-B service over West Africa.
Feb 19, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Targets unit cost reduction of between 1 and 1.3 percent for 2015
Feb 17, 2015 - 2:54 PM
The Indian government is hopeful that FAA will raise its IASA safety rating from Category Two to Category one by the end of May.
Feb 17, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Authorities cite need for more efficient oversight