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SGA2012: Jackie Chan beats rush hour with his 650

For many owners and users of private jets, mostly rich businessmen or company executives (high net-worth individuals, in the industry parlance) who need to zip around from one place to another without being held back by airline schedules, these aircraft are a business tool. Yet, most people are more familiar with the glamorous side of […]

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SGA2012: Manufacturers line up orders for Singapore Airshow

The Singapore Airshow is not normally one where aircraft manufacturers save up orders. Yet, there has been some interesting chatter about what we can expect in less than a fortnight at the Changi Exhibition Centre. Bombardier should confirm that Garuda will buy their CRJ regional jets, while ATR and Airbus are expected to announce some […]

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Singapore 2010: Embraer to take on ARJ21 in China?

Embraer plans to continue producing regional jets in China, looking to replace the ERJ-145 line in Harbin with assembly facilities for the E-190.That would be an ambitious plan, given that the aircraft will be solely for the Chinese market. The Brazilian manufacturer would compete against the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China ARJ-21, which is now […]

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Embraer’s Asia woes

                                                                                Embraer plans to deliver 29% fewer commercial aircraft this year with airlines in Asia one of the main reasons behind the shortfall. The Brazilian aircraft-maker earlier today told Flight’s online news service ATI that only 115 commercial aircraft would be delivered this year compared to last year’s 162.Asia was a bright spot for Embraer […]

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Crowded House

Why in the world does India want to manufacture regional jets, when it already has so much on its plate?An Indian Regional Jet will join a crowded field in which newcomers from Japan, China and Russia will also be competing with the incumbents, Brazil’s Embraer and Canada’s Bombardier, for market share. Analysts say that one […]

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