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March 30, 2017

Pilatus PC-12 NG now approved for commercial operations in Europe

Following a decision by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the PC-12 NG, the world's best-selling single-engine turboprop aircraft...
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March 29, 2017

Airbus Helicopters and PTDI expand long-standing industrial co-operation

Riding on a 40-year long established partnership, Airbus Helicopters and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) bolstered their industrial co-operation...
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Need for speed propels Global 7000 aircraft to Mach 0.995 in early flight testing

Bombardier Business Aircraft confirmed today that its Global 7000 aircraft flight test program continues to progress well, with two Global 7000 flight test vehicles currently flying.
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The LEAP 500: Engine ramp up is off to fast start at GE Lafayette

Just 60 miles from the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the GE Aviation Lafayette team is focused on its own 500. This year, GE's facilities in Lafayette, Ind., and Durham, N.C., are teaming to produce...
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March 28, 2017

Rockwell Collins at Aircraft Interiors 2017: Delivering a connected, curb-to-curb experience for passengers

Rockwell Collins will be showcasing its powerful suite of broadband connectivity and wireless cabin solutions at this year's Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg...
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March 27, 2017

BAE Systems commemorates 27 years of BAe 146/Avro RJ operations by Swiss

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has presented an engraved glass plaque to representatives of Swiss Global Airlines to commemorate 27 years...
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GE Aviation acquires leader in digital records management

GE Aviation announced today that it has acquired Critical Technologies, Inc., branded as AirVault®, a privately-owned supplier of cloud-based digital records management.
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March 21, 2017

Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres earn FAA Diamond Awards

Bombardier Business Aircraft's five U.S.-based Service Centres received the 2016 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Award of Excellence, the industry's highest recognition award...
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Boeing, Ryanair celebrate delivery of airline's 450th next-generation 737-800

Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery today of the airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking...
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March 20, 2017

Pilatus PC-12 NG in 2016 best-selling turboprop business aircraft in the world

Delivery of 91 PC-12 NG single engine turboprops in 2016 make it officially the top-selling turbine-powered business aircraft in the world.
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March 17, 2017

First Airbus Training Centre in Asia to be set up in New Delhi

Airbus is setting up a greenfield training facility at Aerocity, New Delhi, to support India's growing need for Airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers.
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March 14, 2017

Rockwell Collins' self-service bag drop systems now equipped with facial recognition technology for identity management

Rockwell Collins today announced that it has integrated facial recognition into...
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Rockwell Collins introduces ARINC cMUSE, cloud-native common use passenger processing solution

Rockwell Collins today introduced ARINC cMUSE™, the company's next generation cloud-native Common Use Passenger Processing System...
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Bombardier receives EASA certification for Ka-band high-speed internet retrofit on Global aircraft

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that its Ka-band high-speed internet system, the industry's fastest in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity worldwide* available today, was certified by the EASA...
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IndiGo strengthens its Gulf expansion with Sharjah as 6th international destination

Consolidating its position in the Middle-East market, IndiGo, India's largest and fastest growing airline has announced Sharjah as its 6th new international destination today in a press conference here.
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March 13, 2017

Lockheed Martin upgrades flying intelligence testbed

Lockheed Martin's manned airborne testbed, the Airborne Multi-INT Lab (AML), has been enhanced to expedite its ability to deliver decision-quality intelligence.
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Boeing, CDB Aviation lease finance announce order for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing and CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) announced an order today for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $3.3 billion at current list...
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GE delivers flight management software as it readies the Boeing 737 MAX

GE Aviation today announced the delivery of the new flight management software Update 13 (U13) for the Boeing 737 MAX. The new software will be standard fit for all 737 MAX production airplanes.
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March 10, 2017

Airbus Helicopters wraps up a successful Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas

Airbus Helicopters showcased its best-selling light singles and light twins during Heli-Expo 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
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March 9, 2017

Boeing 737 MAX 8 earns FAA certification

Boeing announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the 737 MAX 8 airplane for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing for the first 737 MAX 8 delivery to customers...
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CAE-Líder joint venture strengthen its training partnership with Leonardo

CAE-Líder, the joint venture between CAE and Líder Aviação, and Leonardo announced at the 2017 Heli Expo the signature of an agreement to designate CAE-Líder as the Recognised Flight Simulation Centre...
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March 8, 2017

Airbus Helicopters' power line maintenance mission fit for RTE

Airbus Helicopters' UK design team has been contracted to deliver a power line maintenance customisation kit for H135s operated by RTE-STH...
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Airbus H125 helicopters operating on the roof of the world

Ruo'er General Aviation Development Group (Ruo'er Group), one of the biggest general aviation companies operating flight support base and airport...
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Cost reductions efforts pay off on H125, H130 and H135 programs

Airbus Helicopters' efforts in the field of customer satisfaction are paying off with a recent independent survey confirming a significant reduction in direct...
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Sikorsky recognizes Helijet for 30 years of safe S-76 flight operations

Sikorsky today recognized Helijet International for 30 years of safe scheduled airline and charter operations with S-76 helicopters.
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Rolls-Royce expands RR300 engine support for Robinson R66 helicopters

Rolls-Royce has expanded support for operators of its RR300 engines powering Robinson Helicopters R66 aircraft, adding new service locations...
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Bombardier Business Aircraft establishes five line maintenance stations in Europe

Bombardier Business Aircraft is pleased to announce its establishment of five new line maintenance stations across Europe. The facilities provide line maintenance support to Bombardier Business Aircraft customers...
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Sikorsky offers continued support for commercial Black Hawk operators

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, remains committed to serving the growing technical and logistical support needs of more than 30 commercial operators who have acquired surplus UH-60A model helicopters...
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March 7, 2017

Rolls-Royce M250 engine to hit 250 million flight hours in 2017

The Rolls-Royce M250 engine family will pass the 250 million flight hour milestone in 2017, a rare occurrence among any engine product...
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Milestone Aviation places €200 million firm order

Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today a €200 million firm order with Airbus Helicopters including H145, H135 and H175 helicopters.
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Sikorsky launches safety enhancement program with PHI, Inc. and Metro Aviation

Sikorsky, PHI Inc. and Outerlink Global Solutions, a Metro Aviation company, today announced that the S-92® helicopter has demonstrated the ability...
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Waypoint Leasing to bolster fleet with 16 new Airbus helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited, the largest independent global helicopter leasing company...
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H175 performance further enhanced with 7.8t extended MTOW

With 12 H175 now in operation and demonstrating the performance and reliability of the aircraft worldwide, the medium twin-engine helicopter continues...
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Boeing celebrates rollout of first 737 MAX 9

Boeing marked a milestone today as the first 737 MAX 9 made its debut in front of thousands of Boeing employees. The 737 MAX 9 is the second member of Boeing's industry leading 737 MAX family, with a maximum capacity...
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Leonardo: Milestone Aviation places order for AW169 and AW139 helicopters

Leonardo and Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), a leader in helicopter leasing, today announced a contract for nine aircraft — six AW139...
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Rockwell Collins to highlight technologies that streamline the passenger experience at PTE 2017

At Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) 2017, Rockwell Collins will be showcasing its growing portfolio of end-to-end solutions for airports worldwide...
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IndiGo ties up with Rahul Bose's biopic 'Poorna' to salute Girl Power

6E to be the official airline partner for Poorna, a biopic based on the youngest girl who conquered Mount Everest, Poorna Malavath
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Icelandair signs TrueChoice Transitions agreement with GE

Icelandair signed a TrueChoice™ Transitions agreement with GE Aviation for a custom ordered CF6-80C2 spare engine. This agreement follows a TrueChoice Transition agreement between Icelandair and GE...
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Atech presents SkyFlow at the ATM Congress

SkyFlow is one of the highlights of Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, at the ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain, from March 7 to 9. Acquired by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the system is already...
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March 6, 2017

Third PC-24 prototype took off on maiden flight today!

The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield today at 9.45 to complete its maiden flight. The eye-catching blue Super Versatile Jet, registration HB-VSA...
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Second Bombardier Global 7000 flight test vehicle takes to the skies

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft program's second flight test vehicle completed its initial flight.
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Elbit Systems' Heli-ClearVision suite now offered on Leonardo's commercial helicopters

Elbit Systems has signed a long-term agreement with Leonardo Helicopters to jointly market and equip Leonardo's line of commercial helicopters with the latest Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS).
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GE Aviation Wales prepares for growth and the next-generation jet engine

GE Aviation announced the selection of its Wales site as the GE Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility for the GE9X, the world's largest and most fuel-efficient jet engine.
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TRUEngine program hits 15,000 engines

The TRUEngine™ program reached 15,000 engine enrollments, a 25% increase in the last year. More than 200 operators and lessors have enrolled their engines in the TRUEngine program.
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GE and HeliOffshore provide safety data management system for global offshore helicopter industry

HeliOffshore and GE Aviation have signed an agreement to develop and implement digital solutions for a global safety data management system for the offshore helicopter industry.
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March 4, 2017

Aviation Safety Poster Competition cum Seminar on Challenges of Emerging Technology in Aviation 4 March 2017

The key note address deliver by Chief Guest Dr. R.K. Tyagi stated that this type of event brings in significant awareness on the safety aspects of the industry.
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March 2, 2017

Rockwell Collins first company to achieve CAAP accreditation for supply chain management involving counterfeit risks

Rockwell Collins has become the first company in the world to achieve Counterfeit Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP) accreditation...
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March 1, 2017

QinetiQ signs for four H125 for Empire Test Pilots' School

QinetiQ has signed a deal for four Airbus H125 helicopters as part of its modernisation of the Empire Test Pilots' School (ETPS)...
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Airbus Helicopters showcases H135 Helionix at Heli-Expo alongside the ever popular H145 and H130

Airbus Helicopters will be highlighting its wide range of products and services at this year's Heli-Expo, 7- 9 March at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention...
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IndiGo launches Madurai operations connecting Delhi, Chennai

Continuing its strong focus to expand and penetrate further in the Southern region, IndiGo, India's largest and fastest growing low-cost carrier, today announced its entry in Madurai with the launch of two flights.
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A321neo with CFM LEAP-1A engines receives joint EASA / FAA certification

Airbus today announced that the A321neo powered by CFM International's LEAP-1A engine has received Type Certification from the EASA and the U.S. FAA, paving the way for delivery of the first A321neo...
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February 28, 2017

Minister for Civil Aviation Dedicates First Integrated Heliport to the Nation

The First Integrated Heliport was dedicated to the Nation by Ministry of Civil Aviation in association with Pawan Hans today at Rohini Heliport, Delhi.
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Proven in service: NHV's H175 fleet reaches 10,000 flight hours

NHV Group and Airbus Helicopters are pleased to announce that NHV's H175 fleet has logged its first 10,000 flight hours.
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Honeywell recognizes top talent at India Aerospace Design Challenge 2017

Honeywell today announced the winners of the fourth edition of India Aerospace Design Challenge, the annual competition sponsored by Honeywell to attract and develop talent in India for its growing Aerospace industry.
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February 24, 2017

GE Aviation building US blueprint to industrialize CMCs

The amount of CMC raw material used for GE Aviation will be approximately 20 times greater this year than it was in 2007.
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February 23, 2017

Sikorsky - PZL Mielec prepares multirole M28® airplane for transatlantic leg of Latin American and Caribbean tour

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company and its affiliate PZL Mielec are finalizing an M28 short takeoff and landing airplane for its transatlantic flight...
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MTU Aero Engines AG posts new record revenues and earnings for 2016

MTU Aero Engines AG once again set new records in the financial year 2016. Revenues increased by 7% to a new high of €4,732.7 million (2015: €4,435.3 million).
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February 22, 2017

Boeing delivers Korean Air's first 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing and Korean Air today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner. The Seoul-based carrier will be the first Korean carrier to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner in the country.
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Tancredo Neves International Airport implements Rockwell Collins' ARINC airport solutions

Passengers using one of Brazil's largest airports, Tancredo Neves International (CNF), will now have an improved travel experience.
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February 21, 2017

ATR opens new Training Center in Miami

Today, the world's leading turboprop manufacturer ATR officially inaugurated its new Training Center in Miami, Florida, US. This new facility is equipped with a brand new Full Flight Simulator for ATR -600 series aircraft, provided by CAE.
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February 16, 2017

Boeing, Juneyao Airlines finalize order for five 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines announced today the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices.
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Textron Aviation bolsters sales network in India

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced at Aero India 2017 it has appointed Jubilant Enpro Private Ltd., based in Noida, India, as its newest channel partner, serving as an authorized sales...
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February 13, 2017

SP Guide Publications Wins Prestigious Business Aviation Award

SP Guide Publications wins prestigious Business Aviation Award at the BizAvIndia Awards 2017 organised by BAOA in Bengaluru on February 13, 2017.
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Air BP is proud to be an official sponsor of 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is delighted to announce it isan official sponsor of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World...
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2016 CFM orders surpass 2,600 engines

CFM International achieved near record orders in 2016, with the company booking a total of 2,677 engines, including 876 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,801 LEAP engines...
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February 10, 2017

IndiGo launched its first #FitToFly gym at Jaipur Airport police station

In a bid to promote fitness, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing carrier, launched its first #FitToFly gym under a one-of-its-kind initiative #FitToFly...
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Frank Lloyd Wright must be smiling

At GE Aviation's world headquarters, a new power building is turning heads: The huge front façade replicates a jet engine looking to the sky.
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February 9, 2017

Lockheed Martin rolls out first LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter

Lockheed Martin today officially introduced the world to the latest member of the C-130J Super Hercules family: the LM-100J commercial freighter.
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Boeing statement on Singapore Airlines' intent to purchase 20 777-9s, 19 787-10s

Boeing is pleased that Singapore Airlines has announced its commitment to purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners. The national carrier and 787-10 launch customer also announced its recommitment...
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GE statement on Singapore Airlines' intent to purchase 20 GE9X-powered 777-9s

Earlier today, Singapore Airlines announced an order for 20 GE9X-powered Boeing 777-9 aircraft and five spare engines. The order for 45 GE9X engines is valued at more than $2.0 billion (USD) list price.
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February 7, 2017

Asiana Airlines and Air Busan select Rockwell Collins flight tracking service

Korea-based Asiana Airlines and its subsidiary Air Busan have selected Rockwell Collins’ ARINC MultiLinkSM aircraft tracking service for their respective fleets...
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February 6, 2017

IndiGo announces Sharjah as 6th international destination; launches new flights to Muscat

Consolidating its position in the Middle-East market, IndiGo, India's largest and fastest growing airline has announced Sharjah as its 6th international and XX overall destination in its schedule.
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February 1, 2017

ATR and Sweden's BRA perform first ATR biofuel flight

An ATR 72-600 of the Swedish carrier BRA (former Braathens Regional) took off from Stockholm-Bromma today to Umeå fueled at 45% with fossil-free used cooking oil, marking the first biofuel-powered flight of an ATR aircraft.
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January 30, 2017

Textron Aviation celebrates 45th anniversary of first Citation delivery

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced it is celebrating the 45th anniversary of the first Cessna Citation delivery.
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January 27, 2017

New contract for SKY PRIME's Airbus A340 aircraft

Following the success of several maintenance inputs on SKY PRIME's Airbus A340 aircraft, which was performed at AMAC in Basel, Switzerland, Sky Prime holds its confidence in AMAC to perform major modifications...
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January 24, 2017

Boeing announces launch of Engineering & Technology Center in Bangalore

Boeing today announced the formal launch of the Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) in Bangalore.
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AirAsia X cleared to fly to the US

AirAsia X has received clearance from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to fly to the US. The airline is the first Asian low-cost carrier to secure approval to operate scheduled passenger flights to the US.
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January 23, 2017

Rockwell Collins expands global aircraft observation weather program through new agreement with LATAM Airlines

Rockwell Collins is expanding its successful operational aircraft weather observations program to include weather data from LATAM Airlines' fleet...
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January 20, 2017

Japan Air Commuter starts new era with ATR aircraft

Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd. (JAC), subsidiary of Japan Airlines, became today a new ATR operator with the introduction of the modern and eco-efficient ATR 42-600 into its fleet.
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January 19, 2017

AirAsia X introduces new Xcite Inflight Entertainment

Guests travelling on board AirAsia X (flight code D7) flights* will now enjoy an enhanced inflight experience with the introduction of the latest Xcite Inflight Entertainment tab which offers hours of entertainment with a wide range...
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Dust vs. CMCs: A Cool Winner

The second phase of GE9X CMC (ceramic matrix composite) component testing in a GEnx demonstrator engine is complete, with the CMCs continuing to be the clear cool winner.
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January 18, 2017

ATR introduces the first ATR 72-600 in Argentina

Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of the South American company Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first new-generation ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina.
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Textron Aviation sees significant growth of its Cessna Pilot Center network

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced its Cessna Pilot Center (CPC) network added 24 new partners in 2016...
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January 17, 2017

Bombardier Business Aircraft's Service Centre Network celebrates completion of over 200 96-month inspections on Challenger jets

Bombardier Business Aircraft reaffirmed its tip-to-tail OEM expertise by announcing its Service Centre Network has completed over 200 96-month heavy inspections on Challenger business jets.
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January 16, 2017

AirAsia X offers low fares for Kuala Lumpur - Wuhan direct flights

All-in-fares from as low as RM199* one-way available for booking from now until 22 January 2017
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January 13, 2017

Hiratagakuen takes delivery of Airbus H135 helicopter

Airbus has delivered a brand new H135 to Hiratagakuen. Upon delivery, the helicopter will be deployed for emergency medical service (EMS) operations for the Nara Prefecture from February onwards.
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Embraer reaches targets with delivery of 108 commercial jets and 117 executive jets in 2016

Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets, 25 of which are light jets and 18 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16).
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Boeing, SpiceJet announce deal for up to 205 airplanes

Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, SpiceJet's current order...
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January 12, 2017

Boeing, Jaivel Aerospace announce skills development program

Boeing in collaboration with Jaivel Aerospace today announced the launch of a skill development program to train front-line workers in MSMEs in the aerospace industry.
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January 11, 2017

Sikorsky awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 contract to increase aircraft autonomy

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.
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January 10, 2017

Boeing, Jeju Air finalize order for three Next-Generation 737-800s

Boeing and Jeju Air announced an order today for three Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at nearly $300 million at current list prices...
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December 31, 2016

IndiGo ends the year with a bang, takes delivery of its 125th Airbus A320 aircraft

IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing airline and favourite on-time performer draws the year to a close with a truly Happy New Year. IndiGo took delivery of its 13th Airbus A-320 Neo ‘VT – ITH’ aircraft...
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December 26, 2016

Japan’s National Police Agency orders two H135s and receives two Dauphin family helicopters

The National Police Agency of Japan has placed an order for two H135 light-twin helicopters, making it the first in Japan to operate the Helionix-equipped helicopters, when these are delivered in 2019.
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December 23, 2016

Trujet introduces its first brand new ATR 72-600

The Indian carrier Trujet has become a new ATR 72-600 operator. The airline has received its first brand-new ATR leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE).
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December 22, 2016

Boeing delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing this week delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. Achieving 500 deliveries – the fastest to 500 for twin aisles – is a great accomplishment, made possible by the hard...
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December 21, 2016

CFM LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system achieves joint EASA/FAA certification

CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system was today simultaneously awarded Type Certificates by both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. FAA...
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December 17, 2016

IndiGo emerges winner at the ET Awards for Corporate Excellence, 2016

Bagging yet another prestigious accolade, country’s youngest and largest growing low cost carrier, IndiGo gets awarded in the category of The Emerging Company of the Year, 2016 at the ET Awards...
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December 16, 2016

Tianjin Airlines-Embraer, perfect fit for China’s regional expansion
By R. Chandrakanth

Tianjin Airlines is also the largest E-Jets operator in Asia with 62 aircraft, which redefined the operation model of regional aviation in China
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December 15, 2016

Aeromar receives its first ATR 42-600

Aeromar took delivery of its first ATR 42-600. This is the first aircraft to be delivered after the announcement last month in Mexico of a contract for 8 firm ATR -600 aircraft and options for 6 additional ATR 72-600s.
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Safran’s flight calibration system to be used by Peru’s civil aviation sector

Safran Electronics & Defense, a world leader in navigation systems, will deliver its new modular calibration system, Carnac MS, to International Flight Services (IFS) of Peru.
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December 14, 2016

PEMCO redelivers first Longhao passenger-to-freighter converted 737

Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO) has redelivered its first B737-300 passenger-to-freighter converted aircraft (MSN 29069) to Guangdong Long Hao...
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India marks its maiden presence on the Governing Board of International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)

Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA), the unified voice of India’s Business and General Aviation sector, is proud to announce the election of its Governing Board member Mr. Sudhir Nayak...
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Air Caraïbes takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600

French airline Air Caraïbes took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 today. The aircraft, delivered in Toulouse, is part of an order for three ATR 72-600s, placed in 2014 and delivery of which will continue until 2019.
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December 13, 2016

LifePort receives FAA airworthiness approval for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E

LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS)...
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Heathrow enhances community understanding of airport operations with Brüel & Kjær’s xPlane

Brüel & Kjær today announced that Heathrow Airport has launched xPlane, an online system that enables the community to self-analyse detailed information...
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Mexico’s SENEAM selects Rockwell Collins for oceanic voice, departure clearance and FANS services

SENEAM, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) of Mexico, has signed a comprehensive aviation communications agreement with Rockwell Collins.
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December 12, 2016

Four new contracts on mid size and wide body aircraft have been awarded to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland

A privately owned A340 from a new customer will be welcomed by AMAC for an A-Check package. A second wide body contract has been signed by AMAC...
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December 11, 2016

Union Minister inaugurates Structural Assembly of HAL-Do-228 civil variant

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha inaugurated Structural Assembly of HAL–Do-228 (civil variant) at HAL’s Kanpur facility yesterday.
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Boeing, Iran Air announce agreement for 80 airplanes

Boeing and Iran Air announced an agreement today for 80 aircraft that includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s, valued at $16.6 billion at list prices.
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December 9, 2016

IndiGo ups the cool quotient with the launch FitToFly programme

In yet another initiative to bring innovation and freshness - IndiGo is going all out to introduce first-of-its-kind initiative called – #FitToFly programme starting December 10th 2016.
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December 8, 2016

Boeing begins final assembly on first 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C., started final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development program.
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AirAsia contracts AFI KLM E&M for deployment of massive A320neo component support

AirAsia and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) today inked a component support agreement for the airline’s fleet...
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GE Aviation to provide Flight Analytics to ANA

GE Aviation (President & CEO: David Joyce; HQ: Ohio, USA) announced that it has recently signed a contract, to provide Flight Analytics, with All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
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December 7, 2016

PEMCO redelivers first B737-400 converted aircraft to Vallair

Global leader in B737 passenger-to-freighter conversions, Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO), has announced the redelivery of its first converted aircraft (MSN 24690) to Vallair.
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Rockwell Collins to automate check-in process for Falcon Aviation Services in Abu Dhabi

Falcon Aviation has implemented Rockwell Collins’ ARINC LocalCheckSM Local Departure Control System (L-DCS) to automate the check-in process...
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Air New Zealand signs contract for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation service on long and short-haul aircraft fleets

Inmarsat (ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced that it has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress...
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December 6, 2016

Beechcraft introduces special mission enhancements for the King Air 350 platform

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced at the MEBAA conference in Dubai
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Rockwell Collins to provide sand and dust storm forecast for business aviation operators

Rockwell Collins is integrating regional sand and dust storm forecast information into the company’s ARINCDirectSM flight planning tools...
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Boeing Business Jets, GKN Aerospace introduce Skyview Panoramic Window

Boeing Business Jets announced today it will work with GKN Aerospace's Fokker business to develop, produce, offer and support the Skyview Panoramic...
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Jet Aviation Dubai joins ACJ service centre network

Jet Aviation’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Dubai are to join the ACJ Service Centre network, adding to the choice of Airbus-approved facilities around the world for ACJ customers and operators.
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Satcom Direct SD completes its acquisition of TrueNorth Avionics

Global aeronautical communications provider Satcom Direct (SD) announced today at MEBAA 2016 that it has closed its purchase of TrueNorth Avionics...
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Deer Jet and UAS conclude Share Acquisition Agreement

Global leading business aviation company Deer Jet has concluded the acquisition of major shares of UAS International Trip Support (UAS).
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The travel experience from Milano Linate Prime continues in MonteNapoleone VIP Lounge with exclusive offers

The development strategy of SEA Prime continues. Just over a year following...
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December 5, 2016

BAOA brings out the first ever Industry Report on Business Aviation in India
By Rohit Goel

Business Aviation in India continues to remain much below its potential.
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Cobham solution selected for Hawaiian’s Airbus fleet

Leading manufacturer of satellite communications solutions Cobham SATCOM has announced that its AVIATOR 350D system has been selected by Hawaiian Airlines for installation on its new Airbus A321neo (new engine option) fleet.
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Cessna Citation Latitude to make show debut at MEBAA 2016

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced its plans to showcase its versatile product lineup at this week’s Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference...
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December 3, 2016

TAG Farnborough Airport at MEBAA 2016

TAG Farnborough Airport is the UK’s only dedicated business aviation airport and a key gateway to London. The airport offers bespoke services as well as state-of-the-art facilities and continues to set new standards...
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December 1, 2016

Airbus Corporate Jet is highlighted at MEBAA show

Airbus Corporate Jets is exhibiting an ACJ318 at the MEBAA show, highlighting the greater comfort and space that its ACJ320 Family offers when compared with traditional business jets.
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Bombardier to showcase its class-leading business jet portfolio at MEBAA 2016

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today it will showcase its class-defining business aircraft at this year's Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show at Al Maktoum International airport...
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November 25, 2016

AirSewa - A Portal for all your travel information and grievances

The Indian Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajpathi Raju said that his Ministry is committed to provide a hassle-free and comfortable air travel experience to people.
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Air Calédonie receives its first ATR 72-600

Air Calédonie today took delivery of its first of 4 ATR 72-600 aircraft at a ceremony at ATR facilities in Toulouse, France. Air Calédonie’s ATR 72-600 will seat 68 passengers in all-economy configuration...
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November 19, 2016

Aviation Sector at Inflection Point

The first-ever Aero Expo, organized by the PHD Chambers of Commerce was held in Delhi over two days which saw a slew of intense discussions on the future of aviation, particularly regional aviation.
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Ireland offers aviation leasing and more to India

In an exclusive interview with Editor-in-Chief of SP’s AirBuz Jayant Baranwal, the Ireland Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen, states that the two countries have so much to share.
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November 18, 2016

Bombardier Business Aircraft's Singapore Service Centre Receives Asia Business Aviation Association's Icons of Aviation Award

Bombardier Business Aircraft is pleased to announce its Singapore Service Centre has been recognized by the Asia Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) with the prestigious Icons of Aviation...
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November 16, 2016

The other dimension of Regional Connectivity in India>
By Mark Dunnachie, Vice President, Embraer Asia Pacific

The Regional Connectivity Scheme is poised to make a significant difference in India, enabling more people, in currently ‘remote’ locations, to have access to air links at an affordable price.
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November 9, 2016

New Diamond Aircraft with Jeppesen pre-loaded digital data

Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, and Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH have signed an agreement to deliver pre-selected Jeppesen NavData®...
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Air Vanuatu starts operations of its first ATR 72-600

The national flag carrier Air Vanuatu has started operations of its very first ATR 72-600. The aircraft, leased from Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), was recently delivered in Toulouse, France.
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November 8, 2016

Lufthansa CFM56-5C engine achieves 100,000 flight hours

Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engine more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300.
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November 7, 2016

Jet Aviation launches new hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore

Jet Aviation recently held a hand-over ceremony to commemorate the launch of a third new hangar at its MRO and FBO facility at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore.
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Rockwell Collins’ common use systems aim to streamline passenger experience in new international terminal at YYC

YYC Calgary International Airport recently opened the doors of its new, $1.6 billion international terminal.
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PNG Air signs for five additional ATR 72-600s

The world’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Papua New Guinea carrier PNG Air today announced a US$ 134 million contract for the firm purchase of five ATR 72-600s.
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November 6, 2016

China Southern selects GEnx engine to power its Boeing 787 Dreamliners

China Southern signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GE Aviation November 2 at the 2016 Airshow China to select GE's GEnx-1B engines to power its 12 newly purchased...
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COMAC receives additional orders of GE's CF34-powered ARJ21 aircraft

GCOMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd.) held a signing ceremony on November 1 at the Zhuhai Air Show with China Aerospace Leasing Co., Ltd. (CASLC) for 20 firm and 20 options...
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November 5, 2016

GE Aviation and its joint ventures receive more than $3 billion in orders/commitments at 2016 Zhuhai Airshow

GE Aviation and CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, announced more than $3 billion (USD) in orders and commitments at last week's Zhuhai Air Show.
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November 4, 2016

Bombardier Global 7000 aircraft successfully completes first flight

Bombardier Business Aircraft today announced that its segment-defining Global 7000 aircraft program completed the successful maiden flight of its FTV1.
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November 3, 2016

First LM-100J commercial freighter takes shape and gets its wings

The LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter is moving through pivotal production milestones, most recently completing body mate, wing installation...
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Global Jet Capital reports strong increase in enquiries for finance

Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, has seen a strong increase in enquiries to finance mid to heavy private jets.
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Jet Airways and CFM celebrate 6 million CFM56-7B flight hour milestone

At a special ceremony here, Jet Airways and CFM International recently celebrated the achievement of six million total engine flight hours by the airline’s fleet of CFM56-7B engines.
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Finnair and CFM celebrate 3 million flight hours with airline’s CFM56-5B fleet

Finnair and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of three million flight hours by the airline’s CFM56-5B engine fleet.
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November 2, 2016

TRU Simulation + Training's Aviation Maintenance Training Academy is now an EASA-certified training center

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today that...
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PEMCO Redelivers 17th B737 Converted Aircraft to SF Airlines

Leader in B737 cargo conversions, Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO), has announced the redelivery of another B737-300 passenger-to-freighter...
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ATR foresees demand for 300 new turboprops in China over the next two decades

According to the July 2016 ATR Market Forecast, demand for new turboprops in China is expected to reach 300 units by 2035. ATR also anticipates that regional network development is the next big opportunity...
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November 1, 2016

Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ320neo order

Airbus Corporate Jets has won a new commitment for an ACJ320neo from an undisclosed customer. The deal includes turnkey cabin outfitting – a first for the new ACJneo Family.
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Safran and China Eastern Airlines create landing gear MRO joint venture

China Eastern Airlines and Safran Landing Systems have combined their respective areas of expertise to create a world-class center of excellence...
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GAMECO becomes first Chinese customer to implement the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) service

GAMECO (Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Co., Ltd.) signs a long-term agreement with Satair Group concerning the AMI service.
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Rockwell Collins and Gogo to deliver Airshow® Moving Map to business aviation

Rockwell Collins and Gogo® have entered into an agreement to expand the availability of Rockwell Collins’ industry-leading Airshow® Moving Map...
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Textron Aviation strengthens factory-direct support in Germany with addition of Frankfurt-based MSU

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced it has added a new mobile service unit (MSU) at Egelsbach Airport near Frankfurt, Germany.
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China's CDB Leasing places $1.26 billion CFM LEAP-1A engine order

CDB Leasing has selected CFM LEAP-1A engines to power 100 percent of its first batch of next generation single-aisle aircraft orders.
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Legacy Engine Assurance Program LEAP launched to provide a high-quality alternative for TFE731 and JT15D engine maintenance

Aircraft values have been declining for a decade, but the cost of hourly engine maintenance programs has not. LEAP was created to deliver more affordable hourly engine coverage...
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Xiamen Airlines selects GEnx engine to power its Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Xiamen Airlines signed an agreement with GE Aviation today at the Airshow China 2016 to select GEnx-1B engine to power its additional six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
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Boeing, Donghai Airlines finalize order for five 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and Donghai Airlines announced today the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $1.32 billion at current list prices.
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