Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Cathay Pacific Airways takes A330-300 order tally to 500” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Cathay Pacific Airways takes A330-300 order tally to 500” plus 24 more

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Cathay Pacific Airways takes A330-300 order tally to 500

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:37 AM PDT

The multi-talented A330 continues to attract customers worldwide . Airbus’ monthly orders and deliveries report reveals that total orders for the A330-300, the larger version of the world’s…

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Boeing Delivers First Next-Generation 737-800 to Tassili Airlines

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:34 AM PDT

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first Next-Generation 737-800 to Algeria’s Tassili Airlines, a fully owned subsidiary of Sonatrach – the state owned Algerian…

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Air Arabia selects Sharklets for its new A320 fleet

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:31 AM PDT

Airbus’ new large wingtip devices to enhance performance of Air Arabia’s A320s . Air Arabia (PJSC), the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, has selected…

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Lean, Green Flying Machines Closer To Reality With NASA Awards

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:29 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — Designs that may make airplanes greener and quieter for future generations are one step closer to reality with recent NASA contract awards. Four industry and academic teams will split…

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Boeing Delivers 50th Airplane to Air Algerie

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:25 AM PDT

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) reached a major milestone with long-time customer Air Algerie this week when it delivered the 50th Boeing jetliner – a Next-Generation…

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Bombardier Boosts its Service Network in Latin America

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:23 AM PDT

Bombardier Aerospace yesterday strengthened its aftermarket service network for Challenger business aircraft customers in Latin America by increasing capabilities at its two prominent maintenance…

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PW1100G lead engine for A320neo development

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:20 AM PDT

Paving the way for an earlier entry-into-service in October 2015 . Customers have selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G turbofan as the lead development engine for the A320neo Family,…

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Scientists Find New Type Of Mineral In Historic Meteorite

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:17 AM PDT

HOUSTON — NASA and co-researchers from the United States, South Korea and Japan have found a new mineral named “Wassonite” in one of the most historically significant meteorites recovered in…

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Boeing Supports 1st Hellfire Test Launch from Avenger System

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:12 AM PDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] supported the U.S. Army’s first test launch of an AGM-114 Hellfire missile on Feb. 23 at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The missile was fired…

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Bombardier Sells Six Large Cabin Business Jets

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:09 AM PDT

Bombardier Aerospace yesterday announced it has received firm orders from an undisclosed customer for three Challenger and three Global jets. The transaction is valued at approximately $255 million…

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Airbus introduces new standard of modular galleys on A320 Family product line for added customer value

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:07 AM PDT

Driessen-Zodiac Aerospace to become sole galley and stowage supplier for A320 Family . Airbus and Driessen-Zodiac Aerospace, a company of the Zodiac Aerospace Group, have signed an…

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ARSA Congratulates House on Passage of FAA Bill

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:03 AM PDT

ARSA Congratulates House on Passage of FAA Bill Legislation will Protect American Jobs and Ensure Aviation Safety ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA April. 2011 – Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA)…

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NASA Announces Spaced Out Sports Challenge Winners

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 07:01 AM PDT

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — NASA has announced three winners in the Spaced Out Sports competition, which challenged U.S. students in fifth through eighth grades to create games for astronauts to play…

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Donley Not Sold On Commercial Helo Options

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:48 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . U.S. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley says the service is “not there yet” in declaring that the Combat Search and Rescue and…

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Airbus Accelerates A320NEO

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:46 AM PDT

By Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com . TOULOUSE . Airbus is accelerating fielding plans for the A320 New Engine Option (NEO) and also has named the Pratt…

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U.S. Wants Proven Security For Mexico Border

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:44 AM PDT

By Paul McLeary . Washington . The U.S. State Department released last month an important report that provides details about the training, equipment and …

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A320 Winglet Flight Trials To Start In October

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:38 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . Airbus plans to start an initial series of pre-certification flight trials of its A320 winglet design in October. Airbus had…

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U.K. Parliament Concerned About Arms Exports

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:35 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . LONDON — Violence shaking parts of the Middle East and Africa is raising concerns in the British Parliament about some of the…

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RS-68A Cleared For Service After Final Review

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:30 AM PDT

By Guy Norris . WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) is poised to complete development of the RS-68A, the most powerful …

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EU Moves On New Space Policy

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:28 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . LONDON — Europe’s space sector received a shot in the arm April 4 with the European Commission’s (EC) release of a policy statement…

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737 Operators Need To Inspect Lap Joints

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:26 AM PDT

By Guy Norris . Boeing 737 Classic operators with aircraft at or above 30,000 flight cycles need to inspect lap joints for cracks, according to a Service…

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Thai Airways May Split Aircraft Order

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:23 AM PDT

Thai Airways may split its order for the wide-body aircraft it plans to add to its fleet by 2017 between Airbus and Boeing, the airline’s president said …

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Airbus Wins 69 Plane Orders in Q1

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:20 AM PDT

Airbus sold 69 aircraft in the first quarter and delivered 119, the European plane maker said on Wednesday …

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Airbus To Launch the A320neo Early

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:18 AM PDT

Airbus said on Wednesday it would bring forward the entry into service of a new version of its A320 passenger jet by six months …

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Saudi Urged To Consider Using Gulf Carriers

Posted: 06 Apr 2011 06:16 AM PDT

An advisory council in Saudi Arabia has called for a study on allowing Gulf airlines to fly domestic routes in the biggest Arab economy as the national carrier struggles to meet demand, a spokesman…

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