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May 22, 2017, 10:14 AM

Comac, UAC Formalize Widebody Joint Venture

Reveal new name of collaboration as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Company

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First Korean Air 787-9
Feb 22, 2017 - 4:10 PM
The 787-9 assembled in North Charleston, S.C., will be the first Dreamliner operated by a Korean airline in South Korea.
Feb 21, 2017 - 8:00 PM
The R80 regional airliner still awaits funding, and the N245 remains in preliminary design. PTDI says that the smaller N219 is nearing its first flight.
Second Boeing 787-10 cycles through assembly
Feb 21, 2017 - 5:50 PM
The first three 787-10s that will participate in the flight-test effort are making their way through assembly and test in North Charleston, S.C.
Feb 20, 2017 - 5:04 PM
The European Regions Airline Association predicted that its 53 member carriers are set to report "better than expected" results for 2016.
Feb 20, 2017 - 3:53 PM
Air India's Alliance Air subsidiary is to expand service to second and third tier cities under the country's new Regional Connectivity Scheme.
Feb 20, 2017 - 11:51 AM
On its first anniversary, the EU Flight Time Limitations regulation is being misinterpreted says European Cockpit Association.
Feb 15, 2017 - 3:51 PM
Boeing says India's new regional connectivity scheme will result in more demand for narrowbody airliners on new domestic routes.
United pilots demonstrate data communications
Feb 15, 2017 - 9:05 AM
The president of the Air Line Pilots Association defended the program days after President Trump suggested the ATC modernization is failing.
Feb 14, 2017 - 1:36 PM
Boeing is still defining the larger Max 10 model.
Feb 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is trying to train more personnel so it can maintain adequate regulatory standards.