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  • ​ROUTES: Bombardier keeps CSeries on target despite grounding

    News | 22 Sep 2014 20:02 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Bombardier is confident the CSeries is back on track for service entry next year, following its return to the air earlier this month.
  • Airbus and Boeing trade punches over A330neo

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:07 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Airbus and its rival Boeing offered customarily divergent takes on the prospects for the A330neo during the ISTAT Europe conference in Istanbul today.
  • Airbus sets date for A320neo maiden flight

    News | 22 Sep 2014 09:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is to conduct the maiden flight of its re-engined A320neo jet on 25 September.
  • Boeing promotes 737-derived C-40A in Africa

    News | 19 Sep 2014 14:35 | Stephen Trimble

    As Boeing C-17 production winds down next year, company officials have revived a global marketing campaign to sell a military version of the 737-based Boeing Business Jet that can haul passengers and cargo.
  • PICTURE: Comac takes delivery of C919 mid fuselage

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:20 | Mavis Toh

    Comac has taken delivery of the first mid fuselage section of the C919, as it prepares to start final assembly work on the first aircraft by the end of the month.
  • ​ROUTES: Emirates to re-evaluate A350 alongside 787 next year

    News | 22 Sep 2014 17:06 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates aims to launch a competition between the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 during 2015 once it has obtained detailed performance and in-service data for the two twinjets.
  • ​ROUTES: Clark calls for intelligence sharing after MH17

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:08 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates boss Sir Tim Clark is urging his competitors to be more transparent in sharing information after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to ensure such a tragedy is never repeated.
  • ​ROUTES: Emirates could order 60 more A380s if Neo backed

    News | 21 Sep 2014 22:55 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates would sign up for another 60-70 A380s if Airbus is prepared to develop an enhanced “A380neo” derivative. That was the public pledge made by the Gulf mega-carrier’s president Sir Tim Clark at World Routes in Chicago.
  • Ethiopian orders up to 35 737 Max 8s

    News | 20 Sep 2014 16:27 | Edward Russell

    ​Ethiopian Airlines has ordered up to 35 Boeing 737 Max 8s, as part of its plan to become a leading airline in Africa.
  • JetBlue names Hayes as new CEO

    News | 18 Sep 2014 20:55 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​JetBlue Airways president Robin Hayes will succeed Dave Barger as chief executive officer effective 15 February 2015.
  • Dassault Falcon 7X set to operate from world's highest commercial airport

    News | 23 Sep 2014 11:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault’s Falcon 7X is poised to become the first traditional business jet to be granted approval to operate from the world's highest commercial airport following completion earlier this month of a two-week flight test campaign at China's Daocheng Yading, in Sichuan province.
  • Aerion advances supersonic ambitions with Airbus collaboration

    News | 22 Sep 2014 17:02 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Aerion’s dogged decade-long ambition to bring the first supersonic business jet to market in the next seven years has taken a major leap forward as the aerospace firm joins forces with Airbus to “collaborate on technologies associated with the future of high-performance flight”.
  • Joint venture to launch Europe's first Piaggio Avanti fractional programme

    News | 22 Sep 2014 14:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    German charter operator AirGo Flugservices and fractional ownership consultancy Fractional Jet Europe (FJE) have joined forces to offer Europe’s first Piaggio P180 Avanti-based fractional ownership programme under the brand name Route 1 Aviation.
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.
  • Nextant sells 400XTi jet in New Zealand

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:07 | Greg Waldron

    Nextant Aerospace has sold its first private jet in the New Zealand market, a re-manufactured Beechjet 400 designated Nextant 400XTi.
  • US C-130s deployed in support of disaster response

    News | 23 Sep 2014 16:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Department of Defense has deployed two Lockheed Martin C-130 transports to California in support of wildfire suppression in the area.
  • USA and Arab partners launch anti-Islamic State strikes in Syria

    News | 23 Sep 2014 10:53 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US military and partner Arab nations have begun air strikes over Syria in an extension of the mission to counter the extreme Islamic uprising in the region.
  • Israeli Patriot downs Syrian Su-24

    News | 23 Sep 2014 09:43 | Arie Egozi

    ​A Syrian air force Sukhoi Su-24 was shot down on 23 September by an Israeli Raytheon Patriot surface-to-air missile. The Syrian fighter had approached the Israeli border on the Golan heights before it was brought down.
  • PICTURE: Malaysia’s first A400M takes shape

    News | 23 Sep 2014 08:38 | Greg Waldron

    Airbus Defence and Space has released an image of the Malaysian air force’s first A400M tactical transport, and says the aircraft will be delivered in the first quarter of 2015.
  • Royal Thai Police acquire CN235-220M from PTDI

    News | 23 Sep 2014 02:42 | Firdaus Hashim

    The Royal Thai Police have acquired a CN235-220M from Indonesian Aerospace through Thai Aviation Industries (TAI).
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