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FAA Urged To Speed Use Of Drones In Disaster Response

April 21, 2015

US companies including insurers and aerospace manufacturers have urged federal aviation regulators to speed up the use of drones in disaster response and relief operations in the United States.
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FAA Urged To Speed Use Of Drones In Disaster Response

Union Postpones Election At Boeing S. Carolina

April 17, 2015

Boeing's largest union, the IAM, has withdrawn its petition for an election at the company's South Carolina plant, temporarily delaying the drive to represent 3,000 workers in the strongly anti-union state.
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Union Postpones Election At Boeing S. Carolina

Airbus Upbeat On Aircraft Market

April 17, 2015

Airbus sees continued strength in the aircraft market and may be able to increase production of its most popular jets beyond their planned rates if that trend continues.
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Airbus Upbeat On Aircraft Market

Airbus CEO Slams Cabin Equipment Makers Over Delays

April 17, 2015

Airbus chief executive Fabrice Bregier has hit out at suppliers of cabin equipment, saying their failure to get to grips with chronic production delays was "unacceptable".
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Airbus CEO Slams Cabin Equipment Makers Over Delays

Airbus Plans Share Buyback, New Legal Status

April 15, 2015

Airbus Group will ask shareholders to approve an exceptional share buyback of up to 10 percent of its capital at its annual meeting on May 27.
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Airbus Plans Share Buyback, New Legal Status

New UN Conflict Zone Website Issues First Warnings

April 15, 2015

A new United Nations website distributing warnings about risks to aircraft in conflict zones has issued its first advisories, for countries including Libya, Iraq, Egypt and South Sudan.
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New UN Conflict Zone Website Issues First Warnings

German Air Controllers Urge Remote Control Of Planes

April 15, 2015

In response to the Germanwings crash last month, the German air traffic control authority has called on the aviation industry to consider technology that would allow people on the ground to take remote command of a passenger plane and land it safely.
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German Air Controllers Urge Remote Control Of Planes

Panasonic Eyes Doubling Of Airline Wi-Fi Installations

April 15, 2015

Panasonic Avionics says it will need to double the rate at which it installs Wi-Fi systems on aircraft to catch up with high demand from airlines to keep passengers connected.
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Panasonic Eyes Doubling Of Airline Wi-Fi Installations

US Airliners Could Be Vulnerable To In-Flight Hacking

April 14, 2015

US commercial airliners could be hacked in flight by passengers using a plane's wireless entertainment system to access its flight controls, a federal watchdog agency warned.
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US Airliners Could Be Vulnerable To In-Flight Hacking

Union May Postpone Vote At Boeing's S. Carolina Plant

April 14, 2015

Union officials say they could postpone a vote seeking to represent 3,000 workers at Boeing's factory in South Carolina if their campaign fails to gain enough traction against fierce opposition from the company and local politicians.
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Union May Postpone Vote At Boeing's S. Carolina Plant

Airbus To Take More Time On A380 Changes - Report

April 12, 2015

Airbus will not abandon the A380 despite slow sales, its chief executive told Les Echos newspaper, and will take time to decide on an upgrade as Emirates has requested.
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Airbus To Take More Time On A380 Changes - Report

Copa Airlines To Buy 61 Boeing 737s

April 10, 2015

Panama-based Copa Airlines will buy 61 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft in a deal worth USD$6.6 billion at list prices.
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Copa Airlines To Buy 61 Boeing 737s

Test Flight Delay Puts Pressure On Japan's MRJ

April 10, 2015

Mitsubishi Aircraft said it will delay the first test flight of Japan's first commercial jet in half a century, squeezing further an already tight schedule to begin deliveries in two years.
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Test Flight Delay Puts Pressure On Japan's MRJ

Bombardier CSeries Head Exits In Reshuffle

April 9, 2015

Bombardier made the latest in a series of management shuffles on Thursday, saying commercial aircraft president Mike Arcamone, who has overseen the troubled CSeries jet, will leave the company.
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Bombardier CSeries Head Exits In Reshuffle

FAA Upgrades India's Aviation Safety Rating

April 8, 2015

The US FAA has upgraded India's aviation safety rating in a boost for Indian airlines which can now increase the number of flights they operate to the United States.
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FAA Upgrades India's Aviation Safety Rating
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