Airliners

August 18, 2011 - 10:51am
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft senior v-p Chet Fuller (left) and Ilyushin Fin

Bombardier Aerospace might well have secured its place in the Russian airline market during the Moscow Air Show (MAKS 2011) this week, when the country’s largest airplane lessors signed a memorandum of understanding covering up to 30 C Series jets. 

July 27, 2011 - 5:20am

While Airbus and Boeing padded their already bulging backlogs with billions of dollars worth of deals during June’s Paris Air Show, manufacturers traditionally involved in the regional airliner market walked away from Le Bourget with some rather impressive order and commitment tallies of their own.

June 30, 2011 - 9:14am

Jet Aviation has signed another BBJ2 cabin completion contract with an unidentified customer, even as the Basel, Switzerland-based center gears up to meet growing demand for single-aisle and twin-aisle airliner reconfigurations.

June 21, 2011 - 2:03am

Embraer yesterday bypassed an opportunity to firm up its intentions in the widening campaign to challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus in the single-aisle airliner sector. But the Brazilian airframer also passed a major milestone here in Paris with announcements of 37 orders and options that will take total orders for the E-Jet family over the 1,000-aircraft mark.

May 31, 2011 - 6:10am

                  For the first time in the 36-year history of the RAA a sitting DOT Secretary visited the association’s annual convention, as Ray LaHood made the trip to Nashville last month to deliver one of the most upbeat keynote addresses heard by delegates to the spring get-together in several years.

May 28, 2011 - 9:10am

SR Technics, best known for its maintenance, repair and overhaul business of 80 years, is expanding into the private aviation cabin completion and refurbishment business.

May 16, 2011 - 8:21am

Two of the new breed of big regional jets from the Eastern Hemisphere reached some long-awaited milestones recently, namely the Russian certification of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 and the signing of the first firm order for the Mitsubishi MRJ by an airline based outside Japan.

January 29, 2011 - 7:30am

Swiss aircraft services company Jet Aviation claims to have won the first contract for cabin completion of Boeing’s new 747-8. The Basel-based center’s in-house interior design studio was retained to design the cabin interior.

November 30, 2010 - 7:34am

Embraer expects to achieve a commercial aircraft book-to-bill ratio of a little more than one this year, reflecting solid demand from an airline market that continues to show definitive signs of a sustained, if not robust, recovery.

November 5, 2010 - 11:25am

Ovation Select, the cabin-­management system from Honeywell, is nearing ­certification and the new cabin mockup, with production hardware and everything from HD monitors to iPad docks to surround-sound audio, was on display
at the NBAA Convention last month.

 
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