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American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, scraps A350 order

American Airline 787 Dreamliner

American Airlines Group Inc. ordered 47 Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners for long-range flying, expanding its fleet of the advanced carbon-composite jetliners and hurting Airbus SE’s ambitions to expand its wide-body aircraft sales in the US. In a related move, American cancelled an order for 22 of Airbus’s twin-aisle A350 jets, a purchase placed by predecessor…

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Airbus aiming to step up A320neo production

Airbus A320neo Final Assembly

Airbus aims to boost production of its A320neo aircraft and step up deliveries in the second quarter of the medium-haul carrier despite persistent engine woes, chief executive Tom Enders said. In 2018 “we do expect to deliver around 800 commercial aircraft,” Enders told the European aircraft maker’s annual general assembly in Amsterdam. But he cautioned:…

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Rolls-Royce to bid for engines for China-Russia wide body jet – China Daily

Rolls-Royce delivers a slice of history

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc <RR.L> will bid to provide engines for a new wide-body jetliner that China is developing with Russia, the China Daily newspaper reported on Saturday, citing the British engineering company. The newspaper, citing Rolls-Royce’s chief technology officer Paul Stein, said the first round of bidding to supply the CR929 liner with engines was…

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Pop.Up Next: The next evolution in urban mobility is here

Italdesign and Airbus have unveiled the latest evolution in the Pop.Up concept, the first fully electric and zero-emission modular system designed to help resolve traffic congestion in large urban areas. While the concept was first introduced in the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Italdesign has introduced the next evolution of Pop.Up concept at the 2018 Geneva…

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Airbus Identifies Its Biggest Growth Potential in China

China Aircraft Leasing Airbus A320

Airbus’ Chinese market has the biggest potential for growth over the next two decades, according to the latest market forecast of Airbus, a worldwide leading aircraft manufacturer. Airbus established its first assembly and delivery center outside Europe in north China’s Tianjin in 2008. In 2009, the center delivered the first A320 family aircraft. Components of…

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