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January 23, 2017, 10:44 AM

Mitsubishi MRJ Delayed Again, This Time for Two Years

Changes to certain systems and electrical configurations to push back EIS to mid-2020

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Dec 14, 2016 - 10:40 AM
Combined fleet now consists of some 280 aircraft averaging 8.5 years of age
Dec 12, 2016 - 4:37 PM
Announces plans to lower production rate to five per month in August
Dec 12, 2016 - 11:52 AM
Authorities suspect engine trouble caused December 7 crash of PIA ATR 42
Dec 12, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Conclusion of firm order could hang on support of incoming U.S. administration
Dec 8, 2016 - 2:04 PM
Latest development milestone reached in time for first flight next year
Philippines Airlines Q400
Dec 8, 2016 - 9:47 AM
The Philippines flag carrier has placed a firm order for five Q400s with purchase rights for an additional seven aircraft.
Dec 8, 2016 - 9:40 AM
Total profits for IATA member airlines will be lower than anticipated in 2016 at $35.6 billion, with rising oil prices set to dent figures for 2017.
AIA president and CEO Dave Melcher
Dec 7, 2016 - 10:49 AM
Separating the FAA from its responsibility for air traffic control could disrupt progress toward ATC modernization, Melcher says.
Dec 7, 2016 - 9:27 AM
All 47 occupants pronounced dead
Dec 7, 2016 - 9:03 AM
Chengdu Shenniao Airlines to start Boeing 737-800 operations in first quarter