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March 21, 2017, 12:08 PM

Malindo Air To Serve as Launch Operator for Boeing 737 Max 8

Malaysian low-fare carrier to start service between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in early May

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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 - 10:15 AM
German company has always been proactive in Asia Pacific especially through joint ventures.
Feb 15, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Pratt & Whitney Counts a backlog of some 2,000 engines in Asia-Pacific region
Feb 15, 2016 - 9:58 AM
Japan’s new regional jet has been set back a fourth time with some major reworking and a six-month longer flight test period planned.
airplane taking off
Feb 15, 2016 - 9:45 AM
AIN spoke to Andrew Herdman, director general of the Asia Pacific Airlines Association, ahead of the Singapore Airshow.
Feb 15, 2016 - 9:09 AM
UK engine-maker teams with Malaysia
Feb 15, 2016 - 5:56 AM
GE Aviation Celebrates 35 Years in Singapore
Feb 15, 2016 - 1:10 AM
The Russian government is supporting plans to launch a new Il-96-400M widebody and resume production of an improved Il-114 twin turboprop.
New Indian air carriers such as AirAsia, Vistara and Spice Jet all complain of being impeded in their growth plans by what they view as India’s antiquated and inadequate regulations.
Feb 15, 2016 (All day)
India’s aviation policy still has issues
woman in airplane chair
Feb 14, 2016 - 9:15 AM
Aircraft with satellite links and WiFi in the cabin, allowing passengers to connect their own devices, is quickly spreading.
A subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, Firefly operates 19 ATR 72s, a mix of -500s and -600s.
Feb 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The turboprop manufacturer’s new Beijing sales office is hoped to unlock the Chinese market