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President and CEO Tom Enders

Jan 19, 2012 A320neo outperforms as “fastest selling airliner ever” Airbus delivered 534 commercial aircraft to 88 customers (10 new) and booked 1,419 net orders in 2011, making it the most successful year in the company’s history, and the 10th in a row with a production increase. ... Read more

MRJ Airborne in Iron Bird

Dec 28, 2011 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced that the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet) successfully became airborne in the hydraulic and flight control system rig test (known as “iron bird”). The iron bird is one of most significant system integration test of the development process to test the maneuvering functions of ... Read more

A321 US Airways

Dec 13, 2011 Airbus delivered today its 7,000th aircraft, an A321, to US Airways – the airline that operates the largest fleet of Airbus aircraft in the world – from the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany. This milestone comes just two years after the delivery of Airbus’... Read more

Boeing 777

Dec 13, 2011 Boeing announced it has received type-design approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for up to 330-minute extended operations (ETOPS) for its 777 fleet. The authorization allows 777 customers who purchase or already operate 777-300ER (extended range), 777-200LR (longer range), 777 Freighter and 777-200ER ... Read more

737 MAX

Nov 30, 2011 New airplane to be built in Renton, Wash., pending ratification of labor agreement -  Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it intends to build the new 737 MAX in Renton, Wash., pending approval of an early contract extension with the International Association of ... Read more

CS300 in Atlasjet colors

Nov 17, 2011 DUBAI - AIRSHOW NEWS- Bombardier Inc. announced plans Tuesday at the Dubai Air Show to sell 10 CSeries aircraft to Turkish carrier, Atlasjet Havacilik A.S. The Montreal-based manufacturer said Atlasjet had signed a letter of intent to purchase 10 of the larger CS300 aircraft, and ... Read more

Lion Air' 737-900ER

Nov 17, 2011 BALI, Indonesia  – Boeing confirms that Jakarta-based Lion Air today will sign a commitment for the airline to order 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900 ERs (extended range). The agreement also includes purchase rights for an additional 150 airplanes.   With 230 ... Read more

787 in Oman Air livery

Nov 16, 2011 DUBAI - AIRSHOW NEWS - Boeing and Oman Air, Sultanate of Oman's flagship carrier, announced on Monday an order for six Boeing 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow. The airline completed an arrangement with Boeing and Kuwait-based leasing company ALAFCO to transfer existing orders for the six Dreamliners ... Read more

Embraer's biggest aircraft, the E-195

Nov 12, 2011 SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS - BRAZIL - Embraer SA will upgrade its E-170 and E-190 jets with new engines and wings by 2018 rather than build a larger, all-new model to take on Boeing Co., Airbus SAS and Bombardier Inc.     ... Read more

First A350 Nose Section Delivery to Toulouse

Nov 10, 2011 PARIS – Airbus parent company EADS NV said Thursday it took a euro200 million ($273 million) charge in its third quarter accounts because of a new delay in the launch of its strategic long-range jet the A350XWB.   The European aircraft manufacturer says the A350 lightweight ... Read more

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