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Austrian Airlines Fokker 100

Austrian Airlines' Fokker fleet goes Down Under

THIS WEEK'S POLL QUESTION: The Bombardier CSeries flew at the Paris Air Show, but no new orders were announced. CSeries sales will:

One solar-powered and two all-electric-powered aircraft have conducted milestone flights in the past few days. Which technology holds most promise for airliners of the future?

THIS WEEK'S POLL QUESTION: Officials have confirmed the wing flaperon that washed up on Reunion island is from a Boeing 777 aircraft. Do you think it is part of MH370?

This week’s poll question: What’s the most effective way to mitigate the risk of a small drone colliding with an airliner?

This week's poll question: Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has announced the MRJ’s first flight will be in the second half of October. Firm MRJ orders stand at just 223 aircraft. After first flight:

POLL QUESTION: Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Boeing’s manufacturing facilities in Everett, Washington, on Sept. 23. The Chinese market for commercial aircraft:

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier has criticized cabin suppliers for not delivering to plan. How best to address supply-chain problems as Airbus and Boeing ramp up production rates?

Blogs & Commentary
Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN? 2

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
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