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February 17, 2020, 1:48 PM

U.S. Ups Import Duty Rate on New Airbus Aircraft

The EU and the UK call for a negotiated solution on the long-running dispute over subsidies to large aircraft programs.

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Airbus factory in Tianjin, China
Feb 12, 2020 - 5:32 AM
Airbus is gradually resuming A320 assembly work at its factory in China, but the scale of disruption to the aerospace supply chain remains uncertain.
Feb 12, 2020 - 12:18 AM
Airbus is rolling out a virtual reality flight training tool later this year and building a network of ab initio flight training centers.
LCC Zipair
Feb 11, 2020 - 8:20 PM
The first services for the new JAL subsidiary start on May 14 from Tokyo to Bangkok.
UltraFan
Feb 11, 2020 - 8:13 PM
Part of the drive to increase engine efficiency and reduce emissions, the Rolls-Royce UltraFan employs advanced composite fan blades.
Feb 11, 2020 - 1:30 PM
The Italian airline will be liquidated following years of losses and an apparent disagreement between shareholders whether to inject more funds.
Feb 11, 2020 - 4:48 AM
Thales will install its latest Core IFE inflight entertainment systems on Sichuan Airlines' A350s, which are due to enter service at the end of 2021.
Feb 11, 2020 - 3:09 AM
The Korean flag carrier expects deliveries of the GTF-equipped Airbus narrowbodies to start next year.
Feb 11, 2020 - 1:49 AM
The Maveric demonstrator began flying in central France in June last year.
ATR42-600S PNG Air
Feb 10, 2020 - 11:30 PM
Three new short-takeoff ATR airliners will help Papua New Guinea PNG Air expand its network further into rural communities.
Feb 10, 2020 - 10:57 PM
“Key decision makers” at Garuda received $3.3 million in illicit payments from various firms, including Airbus and Rolls-Royce.