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    Why smooth 777-9 test campaign is vital for Boeing


    Boeing would surely have liked to celebrate the 25 January first flight of the 777X as a comprehensive and overwhelming victory for the company. A big win for the big twin, if you like.

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    In depth

    Key changes introduced on new wing for 777X


    Composite design features revised high-lift system compared with previous variants - and folding tips

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    Boeing estimates 737 Max crisis will cost $18.6 billion


    Boeing now pegs the financial impact of the 737 Max grounding at $18.6 billion, including estimated costs associated with concessions to customers and disruption to the now-halted production line.

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    Will Boeing cancel the 737 Max?


    Rob Morris, global head of consultancy with Ascend by Cirium, provides an overview of the 737 Max programme and uses the data available to evaluate whether Boeing should cancel it.

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    Airbus to take $4 billion provision to settle fraud and corruption investigations


    Airbus has disclosed that it will take a provision of €3.6 billion ($4 billion) to cover penalty payments following its preliminary agreements to settle investigations by three states into alleged corruption in its activities. The agreements in principle centre on probes by UK, French and US regulators and remain ...

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    ​Boeing, Embraer partnership cleared by Brasilia


    Boeing and Embraer have secured approval of their planned partnership from authorities in Brazil. The latest approval for the pair’s two proposed joint ventures comes from Brazil’s Council for Economic Defense (CADE). It follows clearance from jurisdictions such as the USA, China, Japan, South Africa, Montenegro, Colombia, and Kenya. ...

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    Boeing eyes 2021 delivery as 777-9 completes maiden flight


    At least a year of flight-testing ahead after first 777X touches down in Everett

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    Why jet stalwart Embraer is embracing the turboprop


    If the stars align, the world could have the first all-new large turboprop passenger aircraft for four decades within five years.

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    EASA considers alternatives to US order on 727 fuel tanks


    European regulators are looking into alternative measures to mitigate an apparent safety risk relating to Boeing 727 auxiliary fuel tanks, after opting not to adopt a US FAA directive on the matter. The directive, to which Boeing had objected, argues that the fuel-quantity indicating system presents a potential electrical ...

  • A220

    Airbus talks up A220’s regional credentials as NAC firms order


    Nordic Aviation Capital has firmed up its order for 20 Airbus A220-300s, prompting the manufacturer to highlight the aircraft’s relevance in the regional aviation market. Regional aircraft lessor NAC had signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 A220s in June 2019. Airbus chief commercial officer Christian Scherer states ...

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    Embraer expecting non-US orders soon for E175-E2


    European and Asian customers in sights as manufacturer seeks firm contracts for re-engined twinjet

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    Boeing delays 777X’s first sortie owing to weather


    The maiden flight of the Boeing 777X will be postponed owing to poor weather conditions around the company’s Everett, Washington production facility. “We are postponing the 777X first flight that was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Jan. 23, due to weather,” says the company. “The team is currently ...

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    ​Regional aircraft lessors and OEMs see unfulfilled demand


    Demand for leased regional aircraft is “unfulfilled” and the market offers “unique opportunities” for investors, according to panel participants at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference in Dublin. During the webcasted session, Chorus Aviation Capital president Steven Ridolfi highlighted “real demand for leases in the regional aircraft space that ...

  • Avic MA700

    MA700 tipped for late-2020 first flight


    Avic’s new turboprop programme, the MA700, has entered its final production phase, with the airframer targeting a maiden sortie by this year. According to a report by state news agency Xinhua, the first MA700 is expected to roll off the production line by the middle of the year. ...

  • Etihad 787-9

    Etihad training arm wins EASA approval to train 777/787 pilots


    Etihad Airways’ training unit has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval to train Boeing 777 and 787 pilots on behalf of airlines based in Europe and those outside the continent which follow its safety standards. Etihad Aviation Training, which has 11 full-motion simulators including five 777 and ...

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    Boeing 747 marks 50 years since Pan Am service debut


    This week marks exactly 50 years since the 747’s first passenger service with Pan Am

  • Embraer Boeing joint venture

    Embraer turboprop go-ahead hinges on EU probe into Boeing joint venture


    Embraer is on course to decide on the launch of an all-new advanced turboprop airliner within the next year but warns that the decision hinges on the approval of its joint venture with Boeing. 

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    Jiangxi Air takes delivery of first ARJ21


    Jiangxi Air has become the latest operator of Comac’s regional jet, the ARJ21. The carrier — a Xiamen Airlines joint venture — took delivery of the first aircraft, registered B-605V, on 19 January. Source: Comac Jiangxi Air took delivery of its first Comac ARJ21. ...

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    Joby Aviation and Toyota team up to develop eVTOL


    Joby Aviation, a California-based aerospace company building small electric take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles for potential air taxi service, says it has raised $590 million in Series C funding led by Toyota Motor Corporation.

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    Airliner deliveries soar to 13,000 aircraft through 2010s


    Shipments rise through 10-year period but Boeing 737 Max crisis dampens decade-end peformance