Manufacturers en COMAC ARJ21 to enter service in February 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said China's first regional commercial jet, the ARJ21-700, will enter service in February next year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ARJ21 CAAC Chengdu Airlines COMAC Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:48:00 +0000 178491 at <p>ARJ21</p> COMAC Trends - September 2015 <div class="node-body datasheet-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Airlines Data Manufacturers Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:40:00 +0000 178471 at MAKS Air Show news <div class="node-body article-body">MAKS Air Show news </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location MAKS Air Show SSJ100 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. Tuva Airlines UAC United Aircraft Corp. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:08:00 +0000 178441 at Russia's Sukhoi pushes Superjet sales in Asia <div class="node-body article-body">Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. is pushing Superjet SSJ100 aircraft sales in Southeast Asia as part of a new strategy to expand its emerging market commercial sector sales by 30%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Daily News Manufacturers Lao Central Sky Angkor Slyusar SSJ100 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. United Aircraft Corp. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:02:00 +0000 178371 at <p>Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100</p> Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. Surging E-Jet sales have Embraer mulling production increase <div class="node-body article-body">With E-Jet sales outpacing Embraer’s current production levels, the manufacturer will have to consider production increases starting as soon as next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location Boyd Group E-jet E2 Embraer Pratt & Whitney PW1900G Rodrigo Silva e Souza Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:33:00 +0000 178351 at <p>Rendering of E2 jet</p> Embraer GKN wins EC approval for Fokker acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has given the go-ahead for GKN Aerospace to acquire Fokker Technologies Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Aerostructures antitrust competition European Commission Fokker Technologies Group GKN Aerospace maintenance merger MRO Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:48:00 +0000 178281 at 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: <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/08312015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1731-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1731"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1731" name="choice" value="1731" class="form-radio" /> MRJ sales will remain very slow; the US scope clause issue is problematic for the aircraft.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1741-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1741"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1741" name="choice" value="1741" class="form-radio" /> Mitsubishi will immediately sell a large number of MRJs; potential customers are just waiting for first flight.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1751-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1751"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1751" name="choice" value="1751" class="form-radio" /> Airlines will monitor the flight test program for a while before placing orders, but are eager to buy the aircraft once it is proven.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="178201" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-8lQ4LgAWtBBpJdgFa9KYhwDguswc0B3s0FH2GfwH3fU" value="form-8lQ4LgAWtBBpJdgFa9KYhwDguswc0B3s0FH2GfwH3fU" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Airframes Manufacturers Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:18:56 +0000 178201 at First MRJ test flight scheduled for latter half of October <div class="node-body article-body">The first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) test flight is scheduled for the latter half of October, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers All Nippon Airways Hiromichi Morimoto Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Nagoya Airport Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ Paris Air Show Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:25:00 +0000 178181 at <p>MRJ</p> Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. One day; two sets of airline fortunes; and a chill breeze in Asia <div class="node-body blog-body">Posting the news today, it was hard not to contrast the different week that Airbus, Boeing and airlines from different global regions are experiencing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Blogs Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines 767 777 A320 A330 A380 AAPA AirAsia Airbus Boeing MAX Norwegian Vietnam Air WestJet ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 177971 at Russia’s UAC to invest in potential Il-114 regional airliner relaunch <div class="node-body article-body">Russia`s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) will invest RUB19 billion ($282 million) into development of a relaunched version of the Ilyushin Il-114 regional airliner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location ATW Plus Il-114 United Aircraft Corporation Uzbekistan Airways Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:33:00 +0000 177961 at