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Airbus Pursues Autonomous Air Taxi Research Project
Airbus Group to Cut Net Total of 934 Jobs

European planemaker Airbus is to cut a net total of 934 jobs as part of a previously announced restructuring aimed at stripping out bureaucracy and simplifying its brand. Airbus Group said it would be cutting 1,164 jobs while also creating around 230 positions in other areas – confirming details released earlier by a French trade […]

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Airbus Hopes to Deliver Up To 80 A350 Aircraft in 2017

Airbus tentatively aims to deliver as many as 80 A350 jetliners in 2017, two people familiar with the plans said. The target marks a new stage in ambitious plans to raise output of the company’s newest long-haul jet to 10 a month in 2018, but depends mainly on how successful suppliers will be in curbing […]

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Boeing Delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines

Boeing  and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier’s 10th 787-9 Dreamliner today. “Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on behalf of Vietnam Airlines, only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft,” said Phan Xuan Duc, Executive Vice President of Vietnam […]

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First A350-1000 Successfully Completes First Flight

The first of three A350-1000 development aircraft to fly – MSN059 – has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 15.00hrs local time after successfully completing its first flight which lasted four hours and 18 minutes. The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprised: Hugues van der Stichel, Experimental Test Pilot; Frank Chapman, Experimental […]

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Bombardier Gains Same Type Rating for CS100 and CS300

Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have awarded both variants of the Bombardier CSeries with the Same Type Rating (STR), which Bombardier said will provide airlines with “significant cost-saving opportunities.” The STR “is a reflection of the high commonality between the CS100 and CS300 aircraft,” Bombardier said in a statement. “Customers that […]

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HondaJet to Debut in the Middle East

Honda Aircraft Company announced that it will showcase the HondaJet at the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Conference Dec. 6-8 in Dubai, the region’s premier business aviation event. The appearance at the Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport will mark the first time a HondaJet will be on public display in the […]

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Boeing Forecasts Demand for About 5000 New Airplanes in Asia-Pacific

Boeing presented its Current Market Outlook for the Southeast Asia and Oceania regions during the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines’ 60th annual Assembly of Presidents meeting in Manila. Over the next 20 years, the company forecasts a demand for 3,860 new airplanes, valued at $565 billion, in Southeast Asia; while an investment of $160 billion […]

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Boom Technology Unveils Supersonic Demonstrator

Boom Technologies expects to start subsonic flight tests of its XB-1 supersonic demonstrator in late 2017. The engineering design was unveiled at the company’s Centennial airport facility in Denver, Colorado, on November 15. Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the delta wing aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner which Boom aims to certificate […]

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Boeing Targets Latin America for Widebody Sales

Boeing sees big sales potential in the evolving Latin American market, with the company particularly targeting carriers in Argentina and Mexico for sales of new widebodies. Van Rex Gallard, Boeing Commercial Airplane’s vice-president of sales for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, calls Mexico the “darling of Latin America”. The country has a relatively-strong economy, […]

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Bombardier Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

Bombardier today reported its third quarter 2016 results and highlighted solid performance executing its turnaround plan. “We continue to gain momentum as we execute our turnaround plan and transform our company,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “In the third quarter, we again delivered on our financial commitments, we achieved our […]