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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 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Airbus attempts to head off 777X threat with “on plan” A350-1000.
Jul 13, 2014 - 9:00 AM
As the aircraft becomes a common site and help airlines make revenue, Airbus says it is in no rush to stretch or re-engine the Airbus A380.
Jul 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Rolls-Royce has introduced new manufacturing techniques at Washington facility.
R-R claims the Trent XWB’s advanced compressor aerodynamics deliver module weight savings of 15 percent through blisk technology.
Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.
Jul 12, 2014 - 4:28 AM
As Patrick de Castelbajac steps into the role of CEO, he discusses his plans for building on ATR’s success.
Boeing and Air Lease Corporation in late May celebrated the direct delivery of the first of 15 777-300ERs from ALC’s existing order pipeline with the manufacturer. Boeing expected to deliver the second 777-300ER for ALC to British Airways this month.
Jul 11, 2014 - 2:00 PM
BCA sales boss John Wojick expressed confidence that Boeing would soon collect significant 777 orders.
Jul 11, 2014 - 7:21 AM
Predictions for next 20 years remain robust.
Final assembly flow rates for the 777 now stand at 47 days, down from 48 days last year and 87 days in 1997.
Jul 11, 2014 - 7:20 AM
Boeing’s latest supplier agreements for the 777X reflect a commitment to risk containment, as do efficiency improvements to the current 777 line.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:30 AM
Aviation sector left in the lurch.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:20 AM
After Embraer completed its initial design review for the E2 it is showing the new E-Jet variant’s cabin at Farnborough.