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Chinese firm offers to buy US plane maker


July 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese helicopter engine manufacturer plans to buy the US' aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft Inc. for $1.79 billion, it was reported here Wednesday.The Superior Aviation Beijing ... Read more...

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Russia places order for 30 fighter aircraft


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's defense ministry has signed an order with aircraft-maker Irkut for 30 Su-30SM multirole fighter aircraft, a military spokesperson said Thursday."According to the contract, the ... Read more...

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Boeing to pay Air India $500 mn for delayed deliveries


March 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The Boeing Co. has agreed to compensate Air India $500 million for the delay in the delivery of 50 aircraft, but the state-run carrier is pushing ... Read more...

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Russia to buy 92 Su-34 fighters


March 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has signed a deal to buy 92 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers from the Sukhoi aircraft maker, the defence ministry said Thursday.The deal under which the ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to remain top combat aircraft seller till 2015


February 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of World ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $280 mn on new planes for Kremlin


January 20th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's presidential administration is placing a tender for the delivery of three modified Tu-214 passenger jets worth about nine billion rubles ($280 million).The delivery of ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Embraer to begin building drones


September 9th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Embraer, the world's fourth-biggest aircraft maker, announced Thursday an agreement with Israel's Elbit Systems to develop and produce unmanned drones in Brazil.As part of ... Read more...

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China’s passenger aircraft to triple by 2030


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China's commercial passenger aircraft will triple over the next 20 years driven by the country's sustained economic growth, experts said.US aircraft maker Boeing Co. forecasts that ... Read more...

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Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India


August 13th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end ... Read more...

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Russia delivers naval fighters to India


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft maker delivered a new batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy in May, the company said."A flight training simulator ... Read more...

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Bombardier aircraft sales slip 19 percent


February 18th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Metro and aircraft maker Bombardier Thursday reported an almost one-fifth drop in its aircraft sales in the fiscal year ending Jan 31 as compared to the last year.The ... Read more...

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Airbus Attains Record Order From IndiGo Worth Nearly $16 Billion


January 12th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Indian budget carrier, IndiGo, has consented to acquire 180 Airbus aircrafts led by the primary order for the advanced ‘A320neo.’ This order, as per ... Read more...

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Farnborough air show sees deals worth $47 bn


July 24th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Deals signed during the Farnborough International Air Show near London account for a total of $47 billion, the organisers said Saturday. "To see over $47 billion worth of ... Read more...

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Sukhoi superjet engines have flaws: Report


July 6th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Engines for Russia's new Superjet-100 airliner have failed to receive certification as they have several significant flaws, a business daily said Tuesday. The Superjet-100 project is a family ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Embraer proposes regional jets for India


July 4th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Neelam Mathews Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, July 4 (IANS) A growing appetite among Indian carriers to serve regional routes makes the country a potentially big market for 250 regional jets with ... Read more...

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Mahindras to make foray in aerospace industry


June 27th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 27 (ANI): India's auto major Mahindra and Mahindra is all set to make its presence felt in the skies since it is making a foray in the aviation sector.Addressing media ... Read more...

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Boeing forecasts 10 percent growth in Indian aviation


March 4th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Boeing, a leading aircraft maker, Thursday predicted 10 percent growth in India's civil aviation market in 2010 based on signs of recovery from the slump in the air ... Read more...

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Boeing 747-8 Passes Maiden Flight With Flying Colors


February 9th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and anxious waiting, the Boeing 747-8- latest offering from the aircraft maker took its maiden flight and passed it with flying colors. The ... Read more...

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Brazil airline company to test sugar-based aviation fuel


November 19th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (EFE) Brazil's Azul Airlines will conduct a demo flight by 2012 to test a sugar-based aviation fuel manufactured by a US firm, the company has announced. The flight ... Read more...

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Airbus sells first A380 aircraft configured to carry 840 passengers


November 17th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 17 (DPA) European aircraft maker Airbus said Tuesday it had sold its first A380 airliners configured to carry a maximum of 840 passengers in a single class. French carrier Air Austral, ... Read more...

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Russia tests fighter jets before delivery to India


September 30th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 30 (RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft maker said it has successfully tested four MiG-29 jets due to be delivered to India. "During the tests Sep 28-29, the MiG-29K and MiG-29KUB fighters ... Read more...

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Russia can’t start making MiG-35 fighters for India before 2013


August 14th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Nizhny Novogord (Russia), Aug 14 (RIA Novosti) Production of MiG-35 multirole fighters offered for sale to India cannot start before 2013 or 2014, a Russian aircraft maker has said. "We have begun testing ... Read more...

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Air India has not cancelled any order, says Boeing


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Boeing Co, the world's second largest commercial aircraft maker, Wednesday said it has not received any proposal from India's cash-strapped national carrier Air India for deferring or ... Read more...

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Bombardier bags world’s biggest streetcar deal


July 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) Canada's Bombardier, which is the third largest civilian aircraft maker and global leader in rail transportation, Tuesday announced the world's biggest sale of rail streetcars. The Montreal-based Bombardier, which ... Read more...

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Russian Su-35 fighter jet prototype destroyed during testing


April 27th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Khabarovsk (Russia) , April 27 (RIA Novosti) A prototype of the advanced Su-35 Flanker multi-role fighter plane burst into flames during take-off procedures at a testing ground in Russia's Far East, authorities ... Read more...

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Brazil’s main stock index hits highest level in six months


April 10th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 10 (Xinhua) The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange's Ibovespa index was up 3.07 points Thursday, reaching 45,538 points, the highest level registered since October 2008. The volume negotiated topped ... Read more...

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Chinese aviation giant establishes defence branch


March 27th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (Xinhua) China's largest aircraft maker, Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), has opened a defence branch in Beijing that will take over most of the military-related business of building ... Read more...

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Airbus to have Indian manufacturing base within next 3-4 years


March 24th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Leading aircraft maker Airbus Industrie is planning to establish a manufacturing base in India within next three-four years. We plan to develop manufacturing base in India ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft maker opens office in India


February 9th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker Monday opened a representative office in India's capital New Delhi, the company said in a statement.Sukhoi, which is part of Russia's United ... Read more...

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Boeing signs deal with Maharashtra Airport Development Co.


January 31st, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 31 (IANS) Aircraft maker Boeing Saturday signed a land lease agreement with Maharashtra Airport Development Co. (MADC) for setting up a $100-million maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility."We will have ... Read more...

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Emirates gets its first Airbus A380 giant airliner


July 28th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, July 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Emirates airline Monday took possession of the first of the 58 Airbus A380 jumbo aircraft it had placed orders ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya in talks with European firm for business jets (Lead)


June 1st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
By Neelam Mathews Berlin, June 1 (IANS) Vijay Mallya, chairman of the spirits-to-airline major UB Group, has initiated talks with France-based EADS Socata, a leading aircraft manufacturer, to invest some $200 million to ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya in talks with European firm for business jets


June 1st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
By Neelam Mathews Berlin, June 1 (IANS) Vijay Mallya's UB Group, the spirits-to-airline major, has initiated talks with France-based EADS Socata, a leading aircraft manufacturer, to invest some $200 million to co-develop business ... Read more...

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Airbus revises A-380 delivery schedule


May 13th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
Amsterdam, May 13 (IANS) Citing time and resource constraints, European aircraft-maker Airbus has revised the delivery schedule of its A-380 super jumbo aircraft, reducing the number to 12 during the current year ... Read more...

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