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The airplane made the journey here from the company’s base in São José dos Campos, Brazil, in 12 hours 36 minutes.
Lauda, a rated commercial pilot with more than 18,000 hours, has a long history with Bombardier products.
Last year the company sold 13 aircraft, including four widebodies. This year it will deliver four 747s and a 787, or two.
The manufacturer of the TBM 900 has dropped the Socata name and enjoying good financial performance supported by aerostructures work.
The twin-turboprop military transport will be manufactured in India but not by state-owned HAL.
Provider of tankers to UK Royal Air Force has placed only one A330 with an airline to date.
Aviation analyst Rollie Vincent predicts Global 5000 and 6000 production will drop from the current 80 per year to about 55 next year.
A Russian-Chinese joint venture leasing group aims to take on Superjet's Chinese rival, the ARJ-21, in its domestic market.
The company’s Melbourne, Fla. facility has the capacity to assemble up to 96 Phenoms per year, just above the 92 delivered by Embraer last year.
Recent 787 order changes are 'normal fleet planning adjustments' that do not presage a cyclical change, CEO Jim McNerney says.