Archive for August 2016

Top Airbus A320neo Customer IndiGo Looks to Slow Deliveries

indigo A320neo

IndiGo, the biggest customer for Airbus Group SE’s A320neo jets, is considering slowing deliveries of the single-aisle aircraft to give supplier Pratt & Whitney more time to upgrade the model’s engines. The Indian carrier may seek the delivery slowdown “to allow Pratt & Whitney to catch up on the production of upgraded engines,” InterGlobe Aviation…

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Boeing: Russia, CIS States to Buy 1,170 Commercial Jets Over Next 20 Years

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Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are expected to spend $140 billion for 1,170 new passenger jets over the next two decades, US aerospace giant Boeing said in a press release on Monday. Boeing’s Russia and CIS Division President Sergei Kravchenko noted that Boeing is prepared to meet the surge in demand, especially as Russia and…

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Emerging as New Rival for Boeing, Airbus in Iran’s Aviation Industry

Mitsubishi MRJ

Japan’s Mitsubishi passenger plane manufacturing company is preparing to start rivalry with giant aviation firms like Boeing and Airbus in Iran’s aviation and air transport market. The company, the aviation arm of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries – has been negotiating over jet sales with Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air and Iran Aseman Airlines, as Iran Air…

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Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook Forecasts

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Extraordinary demand for pilots, technicians, and cabin crew As global economies expand and airlines take delivery of tens of thousands of new commercial jetliners over the next 20 years, there is extraordinary demand for people to fly and maintain these airplanes. To meet this tremendous growth, the 2016 Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook forecasts that…

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