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A320-200

Dec 18, 2012 The Current Market   The current market demand for the Airbus A320-200 has remained soft over the last 12 months due to the challenging environment,especially for used aircraft. Newer aircraft are still able to be placed with operators but at somewhat reduced lease rentals and selling ... Read more

ILFC Sale to New China Trust

Dec 10, 2012 American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and an investor group led by Mr. Weng Xianding, the Chairman of New China Trust Co. Ltd., announced that they have entered into an agreement under which AIG will sell up to a 90% stake in International Lease Finance ... Read more

Airbus Forecasts Requirements in Latin America

Nov 19, 2012 According to the recently released Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Latin American airlines will require 2,120 new aircraft between today and 2031, including 1,660 single-aisle, 420 twin-aisle and 40 very large aircraft estimated at $242 billion. Globally, by 2031 some 28,200 new aircraft ... Read more

Robert Eugen Rosati

Nov 07, 2012 Robert ‘Bob’ E. Rosati, the founder of International Aero Engines (IAE), passed away peacefully on October 24 at the age of 88. Rosati was the visionary behind the successful IAE consortium, bringing together Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, MTU Aero Engines,... Read more

Will the Dreamliner 2nd Generation be Made Even Lighter?

Oct 30, 2012 It’s incredibly light, yet amazingly strong and rigid. It’s called microlattice, the lightest metal structure ever created, and it was created by scientists at HRL Laboratories, the same Malibu, California-based company that invented the laser and the semiconductor. HRL Labs ... Read more

PEMCO 737 Cargo Conversions

Oct 22, 2012 About PEMCO - With more than 300 cargo conversions—including 100 Boeing 737-300 and 737-400PEMCO is the world’s leading provider of narrow body aircraft cargo conversions. Over the past four decades, PEMCO has brought 26 different cargo platforms to market. With five decades ... Read more

Murrae Ross-Eskell, Managing Director

Sep 17, 2012 TEAM.Aero recently asked Horizon Executive Search, one of the few Executive Search firms entirely focused on the aviation industry to give the TEAM.Aero Business Community information about Executive Searches, what they can offer professionals in the commercial jet industry, how executive searches and placements have changed ... Read more

Qantas Restructures 787 Commitments & Options

Aug 23, 2012 The Qantas Group today announced it would restructure its Boeing 787 aircraft delivery schedule as part of the five-year Qantas International turnaround plan. There is no change to the Group’s plans for the B787-8 aircraft. Deliveries of 15 B787-8s to Jetstar will continue as planned, with ... Read more

Jul 18, 2012 In 2010 at the Farnborough Airshow, Irkut showed a glorious but scaled-down model of their commercial jet the MC-21. At the 2012 Farnborough Airshow they were proudly displaying a partial, full size mock-up and it completely hits the winning combination of form and function. Kindly guided through ... Read more

Fabrice Bregier and Robert Bentley

Jul 02, 2012 European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced plans Monday to build a new facility in Alabama to produce commercial airliners. Adam Buck, a spokesman for the mayor of Mobile's office in Alabama, said the $600 million facility will begin construction next year and will generate 1,000 permanent new ... Read more

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