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December 7, 2006, 9:05 AM

Airbus’ solid sales showing at this year’s show continued yesterday with Kingfisher Airlines’ announcement that it would take another 30 Airbus A320-family jets starting in 2008.

December 7, 2006, 8:39 AM

For an airport, an annual throughput of 25 million passengers is enough to win respect, especially when it is the result of well-above-average, double-digit growth each year.

December 7, 2006, 7:26 AM

Boeing’s ability to use the same engine for the 737-900ER as it uses on the standard -900 undoubtedly helped the company justify its investment in the project, but that doesn’t mean the newest 737 won’t benefit from new powerplant technology.

December 7, 2006, 7:25 AM

Five years had passed since Boeing added a new member to the 737 family, leaving many wondering whether engineers in Seattle had finally stretched the airframe’s capabilities to its practical limits.

December 7, 2006, 6:33 AM

The future of both the aero-structures and structural engine component businesses belongs to an elite group of so-called Super Tier 1 suppliers/strategic partners.

December 7, 2006, 6:14 AM

The recent delivery of the last of 16 AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300 helicopters to the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has boosted export prospects for a program that is extending the life of a highly successful design.

December 7, 2006, 6:06 AM

Last year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported a record 24.8-percent increase in traffic in the Middle East and a 50-percent growth in revenue passenger miles (rpm) since 2000.

December 7, 2006, 6:03 AM

The airline industry should take a shared approach to customer IT systems to meet the twin challenges of increasing financial pressures and rising customer expectations, according to a new report sponsored by global distribution system operator Amadeus.

December 7, 2006, 5:45 AM

Most airlines are investing in information technology to streamline their businesses as part of the relentless struggle for profitability. But a surprising number appear willing to ignore initiatives such as e-ticketing and self-service kiosks, and those that do risk being left behind.

December 7, 2006, 5:33 AM

EADS Sogerma Services has come to the Dubai airshow (Stand No. C206) with a new strategy that it hopes will balance its books after a period of losses.

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