AIN Air Transport Perspective » September 26, 2011

September 26, 2011 - 7:48am
Honeywell SmartPath is a ground-based GPS augmentation system that supports p

The U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing an industry vendors group to identify and advance export opportunities for Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) products made in the U.S. The NextGen Vendors Group (NVG) initiative was announced at the annual meeting of the NextGen Institute in Washington earlier this month.

September 26, 2011 - 7:44am
A spike in accidents prompted calls this summer from Russian president Dmitry

The crash of a chartered Yak-42 regional airliner on September 7 in Yaroslavl, Russia, that left 44 professional hockey players dead has prompted calls from authorities to take additional measures to encourage the country’s airlines to merge into bigger structures and replace aging Soviet airplanes.

September 26, 2011 - 7:27am
No one doubts that China’s airliner fleet is set to increase rapidly in the n

China’s airliner fleet is set to grow more than three-fold over the next two decades, rising from 1,506 in 2010 to 5,118 in 2030, according to the latest “China Market Outlook for Civil Aircraft 2011-2030” published during last week’s Aviation Expo show in Beijing by the Aviation Industries of China (Avic). 

September 26, 2011 - 7:25am
The latest global market forecast from Airbus sees demand for 27,800 new airl

Airliner fleet replacement in mature markets, along with dynamic growth in emerging economies and strong continued business in established North American and European economies, are the principal factors driving 20-year requirements for new equipment.

September 26, 2011 - 6:55am
Some 500 employees of Boeing and its suppliers helped usher in a new era in a

Boeing didn’t have to contrive any sense of jubilation today in rain-soaked Everett, Wash., as it delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Japan’s All Nippon Airways. It staged the event after three years of delays and billions of dollars in cost overruns on a complex program that at times appeared to have tested the U.S. airframer to the limit.

 

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