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October 4, 2022, 3:02 PM

Boeing Preaches Safety Ethic as Work on Max 7, Max 10 Persists

As year-end deadline approaches for certification of Max 7 and Max 10, Boeing hangs its hopes on a possible extension by act of Congress.

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Skytech facility at dusk with Pilatus PC-12 parked inside hangar
Sep 23, 2022 - 11:47 AM
Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.
Bombardier Challenger 604
Sep 22, 2022 - 1:10 PM
An uncommanded flap deployment above the maximum flaps-extended speed on a Challenger 604 has resulted in several recommendations by the UK AAIB.
Sep 22, 2022 - 10:14 AM
A new 40-aircraft order for A320neos adds to a previous contract for 96 from Xiamen parent China Southern Airlines.
UTAir Boeing 737-800 operating on airport taxiway
Sep 22, 2022 - 9:12 AM
Russian authorities have asked for consultations with local airlines over the possible purchase of Western airplanes that remain in Russia.
Gulfstream G650 lined up on runway
Sep 21, 2022 - 1:00 PM
A report from Jefferies Equity Research shows used jet inventory has dropped by more than 25 percent since last September as prices have risen.
Embraer Legacy 650 reflected in wet pavement on airport ramp at sunset
Sep 21, 2022 - 12:37 PM
According to Jetcraft's latest forecast, there will be 10,921 business jet transactions worth $66.6B completed from 2022 to year-end 2026.
Bombardier Challenger 3500 in flight
Sep 20, 2022 - 11:15 AM
Bombardier's Challenger 3500 will make an appearance at 2022 NBAA-BACE in Orlando, Florida next month.
Air India is renewing its fleet of aircraft.
Sep 20, 2022 - 4:43 AM
Following privatization in early 2022, Air India now intends to add new narrowbody and widebody aircraft through leasing arrangements.
Saudia has not kept pace with the growth achieved by Gulf airline rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.
Sep 19, 2022 - 9:00 AM
The perception is that that existing flag carrier Saudia has been unsuccessful in matching the quality of service of the ‘Big Three’ Middle East airlines.
Cirrus Innovation Center
Sep 19, 2022 - 8:01 AM
Cirrus Aircraft has secured a 60-year ground lease for its recently acquired building and land in Duluth, Minnesota.