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Airbus Sales Chief Cautious On Production Increase

September 22, 2014

Airbus adopted a cautious stance on aircraft output on Monday, telling the airline and leasing industry that it would examine supply chain and other conditions before deciding further increases in output of the A320.
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Airbus Sales Chief Cautious On Production Increase

Germany Pushes Airbus For A400M Cost Cuts

September 21, 2014

Germany is looking for price cuts and longer cancellation periods on the A400M military airlifters it has ordered from Airbus, but which will be delivered later and less equipped than planned, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
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Germany Pushes Airbus For A400M Cost Cuts

Gol In Negotiations To Buy Embraers - Report

September 19, 2014

Gol, Brazil's second-largest airline, is in final talks to buy an undisclosed number of aircraft from Embraer, a local newspaper reported.
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Gol In Negotiations To Buy Embraers - Report

COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor

September 18, 2014

COMAC, China's biggest domestic aircraft manufacturer, will sell 20 ARJ21 regional jets to Comsys Aviation Leasing, a small Chinese aviation leasing company.
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COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor

Air Lease Urges Caution On Raising Jet Output

September 18, 2014

The president of leasing company Air Lease has urged Boeing and Airbus to be cautious about further increases in the production rates of airliners, saying their plans to do so put suppliers at risk of breakdown.
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Air Lease Urges Caution On Raising Jet Output

Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

September 17, 2014

Lufthansa has agreed to order 25 new Airbus A320s worth EUR€2.5 billion (USD$3.24 billion) at list prices to replace older aircraft and cut fuel costs at two subsidiary airlines.
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Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

Republic Orders 50 Embraer E-175s In USD$2.1 Bln Deal

September 17, 2014

Embraer has booked a firm order from US regional operator Republic Airways for 50 next-generation E-175 aircraft.
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Republic Orders 50 Embraer E-175s In USD$2.1 Bln Deal

Boeing Considering 52 737s A Month By 2018

September 17, 2014

Boeing appears increasingly likely to boost 737 production to 52 a month starting in 2018 after the head of its commercial aircraft business spoke about that possibility.
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Boeing Considering 52 737s A Month By 2018

Qatar Takes Delivery Of Its First A380

September 16, 2014

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380, after a three-month standoff with the plane maker over the quality of its cabin fittings.
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Qatar Takes Delivery Of Its First A380

Airbus In Final Stages Of A320neo Ground Tests

September 16, 2014

Airbus is conducting the final stage of ground trials as it moves towards the first flight of its updated A320neo.
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Airbus In Final Stages Of A320neo Ground Tests

GE Says Avoided Geared Turbofan Design

September 15, 2014

General Electric said it avoided using a geared design for its new engine for narrow-body jets because of concerns about weight and reliability.
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GE Says Avoided Geared Turbofan Design

FAA Challenged By Overhaul Of ATC - Survey

September 12, 2014

The US aviation industry has only minimal confidence in the ability of the FAA to overhaul the nation's air-traffic control system, a survey released by a government watchdog agency said on Friday.
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FAA Challenged By Overhaul Of ATC - Survey

Boeing, Airbus Studying Production Increases

September 11, 2014

Boeing and Airbus are seriously considering whether to increase production rates on the 737 and A320.
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Boeing, Airbus Studying Production Increases

Alcoa Signs USD$1 Billion Deal With Boeing

September 11, 2014

Alcoa has signed a long-term supply contract with Boeing that is worth more than USD$1 billion.
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Alcoa Signs USD$1 Billion Deal With Boeing

US Ex-Im Bank Would Back Airbus Sales

September 10, 2014

The US Export-Import Bank would provide financing for exports of Airbus aircraft, provided they were assembled in the United States with sufficient content from domestic suppliers, the bank's head said on Wednesday.
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US Ex-Im Bank Would Back Airbus Sales
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