Air Transport

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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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UPS Boeing 757
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Dec 10, 2015 - 10:18 AM
Direct 777-200 service between Washington Dulles and Dubai to end in late January
Dec 10, 2015 - 9:22 AM
Order for 12 of the new Bombardier jets imperiled
Dec 8, 2015 - 12:30 PM
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Turboprop’s maximum capacity increases to 78 seats
Dec 7, 2015 - 4:00 PM
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European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc
Dec 7, 2015 - 1:41 PM
Groups representing European airlines and pilots say the plan is not ambitious enough and lacks specificity.
Dec 3, 2015 - 5:29 PM
An audit by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation will look into how effectively FAA oversees regional airline operations.
Dec 2, 2015 - 1:57 PM
The carrier completed the first approved 330-minute ETOPS flight by flying a 777-200ER from Auckland to Buenos Aires.