In a sign of the increasing maturity of Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, the first test aircraft for the stretched, 135-seat CS300 variant flew for about five hours on its maiden flight from Mirabel, near Montreal, Feb. 27....More
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16 Cloud Proud
Airlines are using cloud-computing technology.
By Michele McDonald
20 Into the Re-engining Era
With the A350 delivered and 787 in service, Airbus’ and Boeing’s attention turn to re-engined aircraft.
By Aaron Karp...More
Construction on the Airbus Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama is moving forward and is on track to deliver its first A321 aircraft to JetBlue Airways in “late spring-early summer 2016,” an Airbus spokesperson at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport told ATW....More
Whether they are being spotted on the approach to a busy airport, dropping on to the White House lawn or crashing while carrying drugs in Tijuana, the issues raised by unmanned aircraft arguably are the most controversial in aviation for decades....More
Trans States Holdings, parent of US regionals Trans States Airlines, Compass Airlines and GoJet Airlines, remains “comfortable” with its order for 50 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft in 2017....More
ICAO will have to boost its budget by 3% to pay a Web-based information database to provide airlines, air navigation service providers and member states a source of safety information about the risks to flights over and within conflict zones....More