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India will need 1,450 new aircraft in next 20 years: Boeing


September 4th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian carriers will require 1,450 new aircraft worth $175 billion to cope with the growth in passenger traffic over the next 20 years, global aircraft ... Read more...

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Air India’s new MRO coming up in Nagpur


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India's maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Nagpur will be completed by the year-end and will become operational by the second quarter of ... Read more...

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Airbus says China poised to become large aircraft market


July 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) China is sure to become the single largest market for aircraft in the world, said John Leahy, chief operating officer-customers at Airbus, at the Farnborough International ... Read more...

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Aerospace, defence business sluggish in 2011: Study


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The global aerospace and defence industry performance in 2011 was sluggish, posting a revenue gain of just 2.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent in 2010, ... Read more...

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China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

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B/E Aerospace opens engineering services unit in Hyderabad


February 29th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) B/E Aerospace, the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products, Wednesday opened its engineering services division in Hyderabad.Paul Mueller, who holds the business and ... Read more...

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Airbus saw record orders, deliveries in 2011


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS) With a smart market strategy and key innovations, European aircraft conglomerate Airbus witnessed record orders and deliveries last year, the company has said.The company said at ... Read more...

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China working on passenger jet engine


June 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A design plan for an indigenously developed large passenger-jet engine is expected to be released by the end of the year, authorities said Thursday.Trials of prototype ... Read more...

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Bombardier posts $220-million profit, BlackBerry sinks


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Canadian icon Bombardier Wednesday posted $220 million profit for the first quarter even as the global rail and corporate aviation leader also announced a new $665-million ... 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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AgustaWestland sells two more VIP helicopters in India


February 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a subsidiary of Italian aerospace major Finmeccanica focusing on helicopter manufacturing, Wednesday announced that it has sold two more AW-139 medium twin-engined helicopters to Indian customers.The firm ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday sent a special Air India flight to Cairo to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is caught up in a political ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is sending a special commercial flight Sunday to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is in the middle of a political upheaval. ... Read more...

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Boeing inks $19 billion aircraft agreement in China


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Wednesday announced it had received final approval from the Chinese Government, confirming a $19 billion aircraft agreement.China's approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers ... Read more...

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SpiceJet orders 15 aircraft from Bombardier for $446 million


December 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) In a major deal for the burgeoning Indian aviation market, Bombardier Thursday won a $446-million order from SpiceJet airline for 15 turboprop aircraft.Though the Canadian company ... Read more...

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China’s Comac gets orders for 100 C919 jets


November 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (Comac) on Tuesday said it finalized orders for 100 150-seat C919 jets on the sidelines of the Airshow China 2010.According to Comac, ... Read more...

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China to need over 3,750 jumbo jets by 2029


November 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China will need more than 3,750 jumbo jets to meet market demand by 2029, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said, adding it had struck deals to ... Read more...

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SpiceJet signs 30 aircraft deal with Boeing


November 6th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Saturday signed an agreement with US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for buying 30, B737-800 commercial aircraft, worth $2.7 billion.SpiceJet Director Bhulo Kansagra and Boeing's Christopher ... Read more...

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‘China to become world’s number two plane market over the next 20 years’


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- China is expected to become the world's number two plane market as it will require 4,330 new commercial airplanes valued at $480 billion over the 20 years, Boeing ... Read more...

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Pilot refuses to go through full body X-ray scanner at airport, walks off job


October 21st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A Houston-based pilot walked off his job because he didn't want go through a full body scanner every time he had to report to work.ExpressJet Airlines first officer ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian trainee pilot killed in US plane crash


October 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Jaskinder Samra, an Indian origin British trainee pilot, has been killed after a rented plane ran out of fuel mid-air and crashed in Murray County of Georgia in ... Read more...

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World’s first synthetic jet fuel launched


September 27th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) A petrochemical company in South Africa has launched a first-of-its-kind synthetic jet fuel and claims to have flown the world's maiden commercial passenger flight powered solely by it. The ... Read more...

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Commercial space ‘aircraft’ to be available ‘within 10 years’


September 17th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): A commercial aircraft that can take passengers to space could probably be a reality within a decade, British scientists believe.Engineers have developed the new 700-million-pound 'Skylon spaceplane', which ... Read more...

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Six dead, many injured as natural gas explosion devastates CA neighborhood


September 10th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A massive natural gas explosion rocked a neighborhood in the city of San Bruno in central California on early Thursday evening, killing at least six people ... Read more...

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Two dead, many injured as natural gas explosion devastates CA neighborhood


September 10th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A massive natural gas explosion rocked a neighborhood in the city of San Bruno in central California on early Thursday evening, killing at least two people and ... Read more...

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Air Lease to purchase 60 next-generation 737s from Boeing


July 20th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) – Boeing announced on Tuesday that Air Lease Corporation (ALC) will purchase 60 next-generation 737-800s. The agreement includes 54 firm orders and six options and will be delivered ... Read more...

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DVT risk is equal - whether you fly, take the train or drive down: Experts


July 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Experts are now saying that whether you decide to fly, take the train or drive down to your destination, you are equally at risk of deep vein thrombosis ... Read more...

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Stray dog delays landing of Airbus A380 at IGI Terminal-3


July 15th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): A stray dog delayed the landing of an Emirates Airbus A380 flight by 40-minutes at the newly opened Terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on ... Read more...

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First commercial Airbus A380 arrives at IGI’s new terminal


July 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) An Emirates Airbus A380 flew in from Dubai with over 500 passengers, marking the world's largest commercial aircraft's arrival at the Terminal-3 (T3) of Delhi's Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Bombardier Corporation rolls out rakes for metro trains


May 17th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Savli (Gujarat), May 17 (ANI): The production plant of Bombardier Transportation at Savli in Gujarat is functioning in full steam, catering to the needs of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC).One ... Read more...

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Dutch airspace to remain closed until at least Saturday evening


April 17th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch authorities on Saturday said that the country's airspace will remain closed until at least 8 p.m. local time.Dutch airspace has been closed since 6 ... Read more...

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Bombardier Aerospace to open service facility in Macon, Georgia


February 18th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Bombardier Aerospace, a Montreal-based global transportation company, will open a facility in Macon, Georgia, Governor Sonny Perdue announced on Wednesday.The facility will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul ... Read more...

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Abdul Mudallad: The Man Behind Flight 253


December 26th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri,Dec.26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another name to join the ranks of terrorists is Abdul Mudallad, a man who attempted to bomb the Northwest Airlines headed to Detroit. The man is reportedly ... 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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Production begins on China’s jumbo jet


September 9th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.9 (ANI): China's largest domestically-produced jumbo jet made its international debut at Asia's biggest air show in Hong Kong Tuesday.The single-aisle C919 is a jetliner with up to 200 seats ... Read more...

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