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Armavia SuperJet 100

Apr 19, 2011 YEREVAN (Armenia) - Delivery ceremony of the first production Sukhoi Superjet 100 SN 95007 to Armenian aircompany “Armavia” took place in Zvartnots airport today. The aircraft received the name after the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and the tail number EK 95015. “The delivery of the first ... Read more

Embraer Delivered 20 Jets in 1st Qtr 2011

Apr 18, 2011 SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil- During the first quarter of 2011 (1Q11), Embraer delivered 20 jets to the commercial aviation market and eight to executive aviation. On March 31, 2011, the firm order backlog totaled US$ 16 billion, an increase of US$ 400 million over ... Read more

Qatar 777 Freighter

Apr 11, 2011 NEW YORK - Boeing and Qatar Airways announced orders for three 777 Freighters and two 777-300ERs valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the Business & Investment in Qatar Forum in New York in the presence of H.E.... Read more

Airbus A350 XWB

Apr 07, 2011 PARIS - Airbus would consider putting a version of Pratt & Whitney's latest jet engines on its A350 mid-sized plane if the U.S. engine maker proposed it, Airbus sales chief John Leahy was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Such a move would potentially see a ... Read more

Airbus' A320neo

Apr 07, 2011 PARIS - Airbus said Wednesday it is bringing forward the entry into service of the A320neo medium-range airliner to October 2015 instead of the spring of 2016 as originally planned. Airbus decided late last year to go ahead with the A320 re-engining project to answer demand from airlines keen ... Read more

Pratt & Whitney PurePower 1000G test engine

Apr 04, 2011 EAST HARTFORD - Lufthansa announced its decision today to choose the PurePower PW1100G for 30 A320neos. The agreement between Lufthansa and Pratt & Whitney calls for deliveries of 60 PW1100G engines to start in 2016. The Lufthansa supervisory board approved the neo order on March 16. ... Read more

KLM Cityhopper Embraer 190

Apr 04, 2011 AMSTERDAM - KLM Cityhopper, KLM’s regional-airline subsidiary, has finalized a contract for a further five Embraer 190 jets, firming up options the airline originally took in August 2007. Embraer puts a total list-price value on the deal of $214 million in January 2011 dollars. ... Read more

IndiGo A320neo

Mar 31, 2011 EAST Hartford - Pratt & Whitney won its largest order for its new geared turbofan (GTF) aircraft engine, with Indian budget carrier IndiGo choosing the fuel-saving model to power an order of 150 new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The order at the division of United Technologies Corp, ... Read more

First Geared Turbofan PW1217G

Mar 25, 2011 MIDDLETOWN - Pratt & Whitney completed assembly on the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft.  The engine, rated at 17,000 pounds of thrust, is the third PurePower PW1000G series engine to complete assembly.  It will be ... Read more

737 Production Line

Mar 23, 2011 NEW YORK - Boeing is considering a boost in the production rate of its hot-selling 737 to 42 planes per month in 2013, beyond its latest target of 38, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday. Speaking at a J.P. Morgan conference, James ... Read more


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