China’s C919 Airliner Makes Its First International Flight

COMAC’s narrow-body passenger airliner took to the skies in Singapore as the Chinese outfit ramps up its bid to take…

2 months ago

China Approves Civil Helicopter AC352, But Not Airbus Model

The AC352 is the locally made variant of the Airbus H175, approved under a joint production agreement, but the H175…

2 years ago

China’s Homegrown Airliner Nearly Ready for Take-Off

Designed to compete directly with the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus 320neo families, the C919 aircraft programme has faced a…

2 years ago

Malaysia Airlines Nears Deal on Airbus 330neo Fleet

MAS chief executive Izham Ismail has said Malaysia was looking to make a decision on a one-for-one replacement of its…

2 years ago

China Bans ‘Russian Planes’ Flying Through Its Airspace – Airways

China has banned Boeing and Airbus planes owned by foreign leasing firms from flying in its airspace amid doubt on…

2 years ago

China Eastern to Replenish Jet Fleet After $2.2bn Share Sale

The total list price of the new aircraft is about $4.38 billion and the share sale would also be used…

2 years ago

Tata Group in Talks with Boeing, Airbus Over Air India Order

Air India has a mixed fleet of over 140 Airbus and Boeing planes, and industry executives estimate it would cost…

2 years ago

Singapore Airlines to Buy A350 Freighters as Cargo Booms

The Singapore Airshow deal will see the new freighters replace the city-state's flag-carrier's fleet of seven ageing Boeing 747s

2 years ago

Boeing Deliveries Rise in 2021 but Lag Behind Airbus

The US aviation giant delivered 340 planes last year, up from 157 in 2020, but below Bordeaux-based Airbus's 611 deliveries…

2 years ago

Qantas Chooses Airbus in Blow to Boeing

Australian carrier commits aid to buying 20 Airbus A321XLR and 20 A220-300 jets and takes purchase options on another 94…

2 years ago

Airlines Looking Past Covid-19 to Renew Fleets

From Arizona to Amsterdam, airlines are eyeing efficient jets for the second half of the decade, aiming to get ahead…

2 years ago

Australia Ditches 2nd European Defence Deal in Favour of US

The move comes less than three months after Canberra cancelled a deal to buy French submarines in favour of US…

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