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September 1, 2015, 3:33 PM

Aeroflot To Absorb Rival Airline Transaero

Flag carrier to control more than half the Russian market

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Jul 16, 2014 - 1:24 AM
2014 to be new record year for ATR but 90-seater project appears to have been shelved.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:20 AM
The order by Trans States Holdings is for 50 firm and 50 options for Embraer E175-E2 jets.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:15 AM
The combi Q400 offers up to 8,200 pounds of cargo capacity and as much as 1,150 cubic feet of volume. The high-cargo version can also hold 50 passengers .
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:10 AM
GE Aviation is helping airlines to analyze vast amounts of data to better understand how to cut fuel costs and other inefficiencies.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:08 AM
Japan-based Kobe is to provide titanium landing gear forgings for the new Airbus twin-jet.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:00 AM
With the Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Rolls-Royce and MTU, two projects are targeting distributed thrust. The Quadcruiser combines rotary- and fixed-wing.
Jul 16, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Japanese manufacturer plans U.S. flight test center at Grant County International Airport at Moses Lake, Washington.
Pat Shanahan, Boeing Commercial Airplanes senior v-p of programs
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Boeing Commercial Airplanes senior vice president of programs Pat Shanahan sees flow times decreasing in a now stable production environment.
The Trent 900EP2 is the new-build standard for the engine that is to power the Airbus A380.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Rolls’ engines gain valuable percents in fuel burn, while development of Trent 1000-TEN for Boeing 787-10 continues.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Hybrid air vehicles could finally fulfill the promise once offered by airships.