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  • At Comac, ambition and challenge are both on a large scale


    With the Comac C919, China intends to make its mark in the large airliner business dominated globally by industry heavyweights Airbus and Boeing. The scale of that ambition is evident in the fact that the company dates only to 2008, when it was formed of key businesses drawn from state-owned conglomerate AVIC, following a 2007 government decision to develop China’s first large commercial aircraft.


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  • Allegiant acquires two more A320 family aircraft

    News | 11 Nov 2014 22:01 | Edward Russell

    ​Allegiant Air has reached an agreement to purchase two Airbus A320 family aircraft, as it moves towards an all Airbus fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Allegiant-acquires-two-more-A320-family-aircraft-405929/
  • VT Aerospace names Joseph Ng CEO

    News | 05 Nov 2014 19:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Joseph Ng, former president of VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, is the new chief executive of narrowbody MRO provider Ascent Aviation Services, effective 1 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VT-Aerospace-names-Joseph-Ng-CEO-405690/
  • At Comac, ambition and challenge are both on a large scale

    News | 03 Nov 2014 14:41 | Dan Thisdell

    With the Comac C919, China intends to make its mark in the large airliner business dominated globally by industry heavyweights Airbus and Boeing. The scale of that ambition is evident in the fact that the company dates only to 2008, when it was formed of key businesses drawn from state-owned conglomerate AVIC, following a 2007 government decision to develop China’s first large commercial aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/At-Comac-ambition-and-challenge-are-both-on-a-large-scale-404521/
  • ANALYSIS: The Boeing 737-300 aircraft report

    News | 29 Aug 2014 11:34 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The 737-300, the first of the three-member second generation CFM International CFM56-powered 737 family, which also comprises the stretched 737-400 and the shortened 737-500, will celebrate 30 years of service in November this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Boeing-737-300-aircraft-report-403159/
  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft transactions - July 2014

    News | 26 Aug 2014 15:02 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The Flightglobal's aircraft transaction monthly data analysis is split in three event types: operating leases, wet and sub-leases and the purchase of aircraft. The report covers single-aisle and long-haul aircraft as well as regional jets and turboprops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aircraft-transactions-July-2014-403015/
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 11:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-changing-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-402837/