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Boeing is Cutting Jobs in Its Commercial Airplane Unit

Boeing said on Wednesday it would cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to reduce costs and compete with Airbus even as the industry booms. 344 more words

Finance

Indigo Domestic Expansion Feb 2016 Details

Indian Domestic aviation giant Indigo has detailed its Feb 2016 expansion plans. Following are the route details

Flight          From               To                 Departure    Arrival          Starting Dt    Frequency… 161 more words

Airlines

Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly

Largest member of A350 XWB Family becomes reality.

Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. 271 more words

Aviation

Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly

Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. This A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will take to the skies for its maiden flight before the end of 2016. 236 more words

Aviation News

Zambia to choose Airbus for national carrier project?

France has pledged to assist Zambia in setting up its proposed new national carrier – Zambia Airways – using Airbus Industrie as a conduit.

During Zambian president Edgar Lungu’s three day state visit to France last week, French prime minister Francois Hollande reportedly pledged to use the European aircraft manufacturer to “help train Zambian pilots, provide technical support and supply aircraft for the new airline.” 91 more words

Economy

A321neo takes to the sky for the first time

Largest of Airbus’ best-selling single aisle with new engine option starts flight tests.

Image courtesy of Airbus

The first A321neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on February 9th from Hamburg, Germany. 179 more words

Aviation

Federal Register Highlights - 2/9/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for February 9, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Oregon State highway bridge across Youngs Bay foot of Fifth Street, mile 2.4, at Astoria, OR. 1,568 more words

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