Narrow-body aircraft

October 1, 2008 - 11:40am

Call it the super-sizing of the large-cabin business jet. Orders for executive-configured airliners are far exceeding manufacturers’ projections.
“We’ve seen quite a jump in orders for these aircraft,” said David Velupillai, marketing director for Airbus’ executive and private aviation division. “We’ve sold a lot more than we expected.”

May 18, 2008 - 10:15pm

Jet Aviation inaugurated a new hangar at its Basel completion facility on May 16, just days before the opening of EBACE. Capable of simultaneously accommodating an A380 and a B747, the facility covers more than 100,000 square feet. Another 100,000 square feet of office and shop space is to be added in the near future. The event was attended by 500 customers, suppliers, members of local authorities and the press.

November 6, 2007 - 3:03am

Jormac Aerospace, a Yankee Pacific division, has developed an overhead bin/cabin liner for Boeing 727, 737 and 757 single-aisle aircraft as a solution to storage in the staff seating areas of executive versions of these aircraft. The bins are 28 percent larger than standard airliner bins and can accommodate wheel-first stowage of most carry-on bags.

October 4, 2007 - 10:21am

After losing a four-way competition to Brazil’s Embraer for the sale of 45 narrowbody airplanes to Air Canada last year, Boeing has begun the process of evaluating the future of its enigmatic 717–the 110-seat “regional jet” now in danger of disappearing from industry view.

September 25, 2007 - 2:41pm

The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre in Toulouse, France, has received its first two aircraft for cabin outfitting and expects to have invested $7 million by the time improvements are complete early next year.

The first two airplanes are from the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family and will be equipped with executive/VIP cabins for private owners.

May 9, 2007 - 6:19am

Jet Aviation is here at EBACE’07 (Booth No. 776) with recent news of its launching a $35 million investment program at its Basel facility to add ramp space and a hangar large enough to accommodate an Airbus A380 and a Boeing B747 simultaneously.

May 4, 2007 - 12:02pm

Jet Aviation is here at EBACE’07 (Booth No. 776) with recent news of its launching a $35 million investment program at its Basel facility to add ramp space and a hangar large enough to accommodate an Airbus A380 and a Boeing B747 simultaneously.

December 13, 2006 - 11:02am

Acknowledging that airlines are concerned about more than bottom-line operating costs when it comes to choosing airplanes, Bombardier unveiled the airplane’s cabin mockup here at Le Bourget to claim best-in-class passenger comfort for its proposed C Series of single-aisle airliners.

December 12, 2006 - 1:13pm

The three new communications media that have become indispensable in recent years– cellular telephony, electronic mail and the worldwide Web–are now becoming a realistic option for the airlines.

December 11, 2006 - 6:31am

Hallelujah! Boeing and Airbus agree about something. The rival airframers both foresee a 20-year market in this region for 88 large airliners of Boeing 747 size or bigger. Outlining the U.S. manufacturer’s view of Middle East airlines’ demand for new aircraft until 2024, marketing vice president Randy Baseler said here at Dubai 2005 that operators would need 869 new aircraft.

 
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