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Icelandic Volcano Struck By Biggest Earthquake Yet

August 26, 2014

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano overnight, the biggest since tremors began 10 days ago, but there is still no sign of an eruption, the country's Meteorological Office said.
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Icelandic Volcano Struck By Biggest Earthquake Yet

BOC Aviation Orders 80 Boeing 737s

August 25, 2014

BOC Aviation, the leasing subsidiary of Bank of China, said it has placed an order for 80 Boeing 737s for delivery from 2016 to 2021.
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BOC Aviation Orders 80 Boeing 737s

CFM Scores USD$2 Bln BOC Engine Order

August 25, 2014

French aerospace group Safran said on Monday that BOC Aviation had placed an engine order worth an estimated USD$2 billion with CFM International, a joint-venture between Safran and General Electric.
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CFM Scores USD$2 Bln BOC Engine Order

China Sets Up USD$3.3 Bln Aviation Investment Fund

August 25, 2014

China has set up a CNY20 billion yuan (USD$3.25 billion) investment fund to help bolster its fast-growing civil aviation industry, local media said on Monday.
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China Sets Up USD$3.3 Bln Aviation Investment Fund

Iceland Lowers Volcano Warning Level

August 24, 2014

Iceland lowered its warning code for possible volcanic disruption to the aviation industry to orange from red on Sunday after further analysis of a possible eruption under a glacier found there had been no eruption.
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FAA Certifies GE-engined Boeing 787-9

August 22, 2014

The FAA has certified Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the aircraft with the engines expected later this month.
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FAA Certifies GE-engined Boeing 787-9

Bombardier Reshuffling Continues, CSeries Still Grounded

August 19, 2014

Another Bombardier executive has left the company, the latest move following a major restructuring announcement last month involving its aerospace division.
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Bombardier Reshuffling Continues, CSeries Still Grounded

John Menzies H1 Profit Falls On Strong Currency

August 19, 2014

Edinburgh-based John Menzies reported a 9 percent fall in first-half profit as a strong pound hit its aviation business.
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John Menzies H1 Profit Falls On Strong Currency

ICBC To Double Aircraft Deliveries By 2016

August 15, 2014

ICBC Financial Leasing, China's biggest domestic aircraft lessor, aims to deliver more than 300 planes to customers by the end of 2016, nearly double current levels, a senior executive said.
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ICBC To Double Aircraft Deliveries By 2016

Boeing May Further Accelerate 737 Production

August 14, 2014

Boeing has given a further signal that it is getting close to a decision on whether to further accelerate output of the 737, which could lift production to 52 a month.
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Boeing May Further Accelerate 737 Production

Boeing Breaks Ground On 777X Wing Factory

August 13, 2014

Boeing executives and Washington state political leaders took sledgehammers to a 1960s office block on Wednesday to start clearing the way for a factory that will make composite wings for the 777X.
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Boeing Breaks Ground On 777X Wing Factory

Embraer Trims Global Business Jet Outlook

August 11, 2014

Embraer trimmed its global sales forecast over the next decade but raised its outlook for executive jet sales in North America, highlighting the importance of the US market for a business jet recovery.
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Embraer Trims Global Business Jet Outlook

China's CIC In Talks To Buy Avolon

August 11, 2014

China's USD$653 billion sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corporation, is in talks to buy Dublin-based aircraft leasing firm Avolon.
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Boeing 787 Output Issues Reemerge At Assembly Sites

August 8, 2014

Boeing has pushed some factory work on the 787 Dreamliner to the uncovered tarmac outside its assembly plant in Washington state in an effort to keep churning out the popular plane at a rate of one every three days, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
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Boeing 787 Output Issues Reemerge At Assembly Sites

Boeing Tops Airbus In Wide-Body Orders

August 8, 2014

At mid-year, Boeing is beating Airbus in wide-body jet orders, with 273 net orders to July compared with a negative 27 for Airbus.
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Boeing Tops Airbus In Wide-Body Orders
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