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Boeing, FedEx Battle Back On Gulf Competition

February 26, 2015

A push by three US airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has triggered a sharp response from other powerful US aviation companies including Boeing and FedEx, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support.
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Boeing, FedEx Battle Back On Gulf Competition

Gogo Reports Wider Q4 Loss

February 26, 2015

In-flight Internet service provider Gogo reported a wider fourth-quarter net loss of USD$24.1 million from USD$22.1 million a year earlier.
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Gogo Reports Wider Q4 Loss

Southwest Grounds 128 Planes After Missing Checks

February 25, 2015

Southwest Airlines has pulled 128 aircraft out of service after it discovered they were overdue for a required safety check.
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Southwest Grounds 128 Planes After Missing Checks

Airbus Considering A320 Output Increase

February 24, 2015

Airbus is talking to suppliers about the possibility of raising production of the A320 family to 50 a month in 2017, a senior industry figure said.
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Airbus Considering A320 Output Increase

AerCap CEO Sees No Glut In Aircraft Production

February 24, 2015

The head of aircraft leasing company AerCap said there was no sign of a looming glut of airliners that could trigger a cyclical downturn in the sector.
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AerCap CEO Sees No Glut In Aircraft Production

China To Launch C919 Test Flights This Year

February 23, 2015

China's COMAC has completed the basic assembly of its medium-range C919 large passenger aircraft and is expected to launch test flights this year, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
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China To Launch C919 Test Flights This Year

Dubai Aerospace Explores StandardAero Sale

February 23, 2015

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is looking to sell its aviation services unit, StandardAero, for more than USD$1.8 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Russia Considers Superjet Production In India

February 19, 2015

Russia could assemble the Sukhoi Superjet regional jet in India to take advantage of lower production costs, the president of United Aircraft (UAC) said on Thursday.
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Russia Considers Superjet Production In India

Arkia To Buy Up To Four A330-900neos

February 18, 2015

Arkia Israeli Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus to buy up to four A330-900neo wide-body aircraft, the European plane maker said.
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Arkia To Buy Up To Four A330-900neos

Draft US Rules On Drones Keep Some Limits On Use

February 15, 2015

The US FAA has proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar activities such as the delivery of packages and inspection of pipelines that have been considered as a potential breakthrough use of the technology.
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Draft US Rules On Drones Keep Some Limits On Use

Rolls-Royce Profit Could Fall Further This Year

February 13, 2015

Rolls-Royce has warned profits this year could fall by 13 percent on top of an 8 percent drop last year, saying the low oil price had increased uncertainty for many of its markets and customers.
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Rolls-Royce Profit Could Fall Further This Year

Airbus A321s To Be 36 Pct Of A320 Deliveries

February 12, 2015

Airbus forecasts that 36 percent of its A320-family deliveries this year will be A321s, up from 31 percent in 2014.
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Airbus A321s To Be 36 Pct Of A320 Deliveries

Asiana Airlines Orders 25 Airbus A321neos

February 11, 2015

Asiana Airlines has ordered 25 Airbus A321neos, worth USD$2.83 billion at list prices, for delivery from 2019.
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Asiana Airlines Orders 25 Airbus A321neos

Boeing Says Not Studying Upgrading The 757

February 11, 2015

Boeing said it is not studying resurrecting its out-of-production 757 with new engines to fill a gap between its largest single-aisle plane and its smallest wide-body models.
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Boeing Says Not Studying Upgrading The 757

Airbus Wins Provisional Order For 100 A320neos

February 5, 2015

Colombia's Avianca has placed a provisional order for 100 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft, worth USD$10.6 billion at list prices.
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Airbus Wins Provisional Order For 100 A320neos
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