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Airbus announces measures to bolster liquidity and balance sheet in response to COVID-19

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New € 15 billion credit facility Withdrawal of 2019 dividend proposal with a cash value of € 1.4 billion Suspension of top-up pension...

Airbus set to partially resume production in France and Spain, supports global efforts against COVID-19 pandemic

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Airbus SE announces that it expects production and assembly work to partially resume in France and Spain on Monday, 23 March following health and...

[Coronavirus] De Havilland Canada announces temporary suspension of production of Dash 8-400 and Series 400 Twin Otter aircraft

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  Longview Aviation Capital Corp., parent company of De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited and Viking Air Limited, today announced the immediate suspension of manufacturing...

Mitsubishi Aircraft makes maiden flight of Mitsubishi SpaceJet Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10)

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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced today that it has completed the maiden flight of Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10), the first Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in...

Airbus shuts down production and assembly activities at its French and Spanish sites for the next four days

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Airbus continues to closely monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 virus across the globe and is constantly assessing the situation, the impact on employees,...

AerCap signs lease agreement with euroAtlantic Airways for 2 Boeing 787-8 aircraft

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AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced it has signed an agreement with euroAtlantic Airways, a provider of ACMI services as well as charter aviation services,...

[Analysis] As Boeing’s problems mount, Airbus sales stall, says GlobalData

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As setbacks for Boeing’s 737 MAX accumulate, uncertainty over its path to recertification continues to impact companies within Boeing’s US supply chain, says GlobalData,...

First ARJ21 aircraft of Pudong production line completes first production flight test

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ARJ21 AC132, the first ARJ21 aircraft of Pudong production line, completes its first production flight test at Pudong Airport on March 6th, 2020, marking...

Exactly one year ago, Air Canada was the last carrier to operate a commercial flight with a Boeing 737 MAX 8

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On this day one year ago, Air Canada was the very last carrier to operate a commercial flight with a Boeing 737 MAX 8...

Ethiopia’s interim report blames Boeing for the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

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The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau of the Ethiopian Ministry of Transport released its Interim Investigation Report today, just one day before the anniversary of...

[Coronavirus] Lufthansa will ground complete Airbus A380 fleet until at least May

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Last Friday, Lufthansa Group (Austrian and Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS) announced to take drastic measure against the coronavirus crisis. The...

“Multiple factors that allowed an unairworthy airplane to be put into service,” U.S. House reports on Boeing 737 MAX

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Today, nearly one year after launching its investigation into the design, development, and certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, the House Committee on Transportation...

Boeing reveals its U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) design

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Agile, purpose-built and designed for the Army’s evolving missions Boeing is offering the U.S. Army an agile, fully integrated, purpose-built system for the Future Attack...

Airbus’ new weight variant A330neo (251 tonnes) makes its first flight

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The world’s most popular widebody goes farther More range and even better economics: these are the key attributes of Airbus’ increased maximum take-off weight A330neo...

Aeroflot takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

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Aeroflot, the Russian flag carrier and member of the SkyTeam alliance, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the launch operator of...

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines celebrate first flight of first GTF engine produced in Japan

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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced today that it has completed its maiden flight with the first Pratt & Whitney GTF™ PW1200G engine assembled in Japan....

Boeing T-7A crew shuts off, then restarts engine in flight to demonstrate reliability

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Single-engine jet’s in-flight restart demonstrates a robust design Restarting a military jet’s engine in flight is a critical safety feature that can only be demonstrated...

De Havilland Canada extends overhead bin capacity on Dash 8-400 – Nordic Aviation Capital first customer

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De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announced today that Nordic Aviation Capital will be the launch customer for the Classic Overhead Bin Extension Solution...

Textron Aviation to supply fleet of Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulance aircraft to Pel-Air in Australia

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Textron Aviation Inc. announced today a purchase contract with Pel-Air, based in New South Wales, Australia, for five Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulance...

ANA Holdings commits to adding up to 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets

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Boeing and ANA HOLDINGS INC. announced the Japanese airline group today decided to acquire up to 20 more 787 Dreamliner aeroplanes. The agreement with...