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Rendering of CS300 in Air Canada livery

Air Canada finalizes order for 45 Bombardier CS300s

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?


This week's poll question: Congress has overwhelmingly voted to reauthorize the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank through 2019. Do you think the Ex-Im Bank is:


This week's poll question: The Airbus A320neo is nearing first delivery and the first Boeing 737 MAX has been rolled out. Which re-engined narrowbody aircraft will be a more efficient performer?


This week's poll question: With the MRJ’s first delivery delayed yet again, this time to 2018, airlines with MRJs on order will:


This week's poll question: Which of these aviation news headlines do you think are most likely in 2016?


This week's poll question: The Boeing 737 MAX has started its flight-test program. From here, it will also overtake sales of the Airbus A320neo. Do you agree?


This week's poll question: Will Delta Air Lines’ order for 75 Bombardier CSeries aircraft trigger other major orders for the CSeries?


This week's poll question: With more debris found and confirmed to be from MH370, it’s only a matter of time before the Boeing 777 is located.


Blogs & Commentary
Jun 29, 2016
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Flying the CSeries; it’s a full throated narrowbody, and that’s a problem

Today I flew on a Bombardier CS100 directly after it was delivered to SWISS, marking the first delivery of the all-new CSeries aircraft....More
Jun 29, 2016
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Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security 1

If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable....More
ATW On-Location

Click here to read ATW On-Location from Farnborough Airshow 2016 and other events