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  • UTC, AVIC launch JV for C919's power system

    News | 16 Apr 2014 02:39 | Mavis Toh

    UTC Aerospace Systems and AVIC Electromechanical Company have launched a joint venture to develop and manufacture the electric power system for the in-development Comac C919.
  • Swiss clashes with pilot union over cost cuts

    News | 15 Apr 2014 14:55 | Michael Gubisch

    Swiss is planning to operate its on-order Boeing 777 fleet through its regional arm, after the Alpine carrier was unable to reach a labour agreement with the mainline operation’s pilot union.
  • Construction under way on MC-21 wing boxes

    News | 15 Apr 2014 13:54 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian manufacturer AeroKompozit has started constructing the composite wing box panels for the Irkut MC-21 twinjet.
  • MRJ takes shape as tail cone delivered

    News | 15 Apr 2014 08:04 | Mavis Toh

    The MRJ regional jet appears to be taking shape, with parts of the aircraft being sent to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Komaki South plant for final assembly.
  • Right wing for first MRJ delivered for final assembly

    News | 14 Apr 2014 07:02 | Mavis Toh

    The right wing for Mitsubishi Aircraft's first flight test MRJ regional jet has been delivered to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) Komaki South Plant for final assembly.
  • Azul acquires A350s and A330s for international flights

    News | 23 Apr 2014 13:56 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Brazilian low-cost carrier Azul will acquire 11 Airbus widebodies and plans to launch its first international flights to the USA by early 2015.
  • Unidentified customer orders two Q400s

    News | 23 Apr 2014 11:06 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Bombardier has disclosed that two Q400 turboprops have been ordered by a customer in the Middle East and Africa region.​
  • MH370: Investigators examining washed-up debris

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:42 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Australian investigators are assessing whether material washed up in the west of the country might be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777.
  • Biffle to depart VivaColombia for Frontier

    News | 22 Apr 2014 15:16 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Barry Biffle will become president at Denver-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines, departing his chief executive position at VivaColombia less than a year after he took the top job at the Medellin-based airline.
  • Shandong Airlines signs for 50 737s

    News | 22 Apr 2014 02:20 | Mavis Toh

    Shandong Airlines has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, in a deal worth $4.65 billion at list price.
  • Non-profit group sues FAA over UAV flying ban

    News | 22 Apr 2014 18:52 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration faces a second legal challenge over its ban on non-recreational flying of unmanned aircraft – and the first coming from a non-profit organization dedicated to searching for missing people.
  • Dassault upbeat on Falcon 5X progress

    News | 22 Apr 2014 03:47 | Greg Waldron

    ​Dassault says progress with its new Falcon 5X business jet is going well, with the first flight still on track for early 2015.
  • ExecuJet eyes aircraft management growth in Asia Pacific

    News | 21 Apr 2014 08:44 | Greg Waldron

    ​Execujet’s Asia Pacific strategy is increasing its aircraft management business in the region, and also boosting its MRO capabilities.
  • GA industry looks forward to SE-IMC approval for single turboprops

    News | 16 Apr 2014 13:53 | David Learmount
  • ABACE: Minsheng confirmed as buyer of 10 Challenger 350s

    News | 16 Apr 2014 03:45 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bombardier has identified China's Minsheng Financial Leasing as the buyer of 10 Challenger 350 business jets, the order for which was previously announced in December 2013.
  • Australia confirms A$12.4bn F-35 order

    News | 23 Apr 2014 13:03 | Greg Waldron

    ​Australia has confirmed its acquisition of 58 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, putting the value of the deal at A$12.4 billion ($11.5 billion).
  • Selex aces active decoy test with BriteCloud

    News | 23 Apr 2014 10:25 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Selex ES has proven the capability of its BriteCloud expendable decoy during “multiple end-to-end tests” conducted using an undisclosed combat aircraft type.
  • F-35 orders strong despite US budget uncertainties: Lockheed

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Lockheed Martin continues to express confidence in the strength of orders for its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter despite a recent Defense Department report saying possible budget cuts could shave billions of dollars from F-35 funding.
  • Sikorsky achieves first flight of manned/unmanned Black Hawk

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:11 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Sikorsky conducted the first flight demonstration of an “optionally piloted” UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at its development flight test centre near West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Sikorsky losses grow on CH-148 contract

    News | 23 Apr 2014 01:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​United Technologies (UTC) has warned that Canadian Maritime Helicopter (CMH) programme will face another in a long series of cost overruns and schedule delays.
  • After years in the doldrums, Europe's air transport market is edging into the black once again

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