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Superjet's SaM146 engine wins EASA certification

Air Transport World  2010-06-24 00:35:58

PowerJet, the Snecma/NRO Saturn joint venture,yesterday received EASA type certification for the SaM146 engine powering the Sukhoi Superjet 100.

Airlines push EU to revise volcanic ash policies

Air Transport World  2010-06-24 00:28:02

The Assn. of European Airlines called on European transport ministers, who are meeting in Brussels today, to endorse the organization's "New European Approach" to volcanic ash-cloud management.

International Demand Drives Airline Revenue

Aviation Week  2010-06-23 23:39:08

Passenger revenue climbs for the fifth straight month.

Cracks Found During 767 Pylon Inspection

Aviation Week  2010-06-23 23:39:07

More frequent inspections are likely to be mandated in service bulletin from Boeing.

SkyTeam Adds Members, Mulls Future

Aviation Week  2010-06-23 23:39:05

China Eastern signed an agreement to start the formal process of joining SkyTeam.

Report: Turboprops set for a rebound

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 22:16:00

While the market for regional jets is struggling, a new report suggests turboprops may be set for a rebound.

SaM146 Engine Certified By EASA

Aviation Week  2010-06-23 21:44:00

Deliveries of the Superjet 100 that will be powered by the SaM146 are expected to begin in the fourth quarter.

FCC Prohibits 121.5 MHz ELT Use

Aviation Week  2010-06-23 21:43:51

General aviation is up in arms over an FCC decision to end the use of 121.5 MHz emergency locator transmitters.

Triumph Composite engineers reach contract deal

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 21:21:00

Union engineers at Boeing supplier Triumph Composite Sytems, of Spokane, will vote on a tentative contract deal Thursday, the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace Local 2001 announced ...

Report: Emirates may face government backlash

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 21:07:00

Governments may become more reluctant to accommodate rapidly growing Emirates airline, a senior executive at Air France-KLM told Dow Jones in a story published Wednesday.

Airbus starts building A350 XWB plant

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 20:50:00

Airbus has started work on the Saint-Martin-du-Touch assembly plant for its A350 XWB airliner.

Auckland's domestic airport terminal evacuated

The New Zealand Herald  2010-06-23 20:03:41

Auckland's domestic airport terminal has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found near the Jetstar check-in counter.More to come.- NZ Herald staff

St. Louis Machinists hold off strike to vote on Boeing offer

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 19:08:00

Boeing Machinists in St. Louis have put the strike that was set to start Friday on hold so they can vote on the company's revised contract offer.

Boeing gets $216 million contract to upgrade KC-10 tankers

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 18:22:00

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $216 million contract to install a new communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management system in the service's 59 KC-10 tankers, Boeing announced ...

Spirit AeroSystems Machinists set to vote on contract Friday

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 18:04:00

Union Machinists at Boeing supplier Spirit Aero Systems will vote on a contract deal Friday, the union said in posting the agreement on its website Wednesday.

Dubai's ruler: Emirates will place big order at Farnborough

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-23 17:48:00

Emirates Group will place a large order at next month's Farnborough International Airshow, Dubai's ruler said on his website Wednesday.

New domestic carrier in the works

Bangkok Post  2010-06-23 17:00:00

Solar Aviation, which was granted commercial licence last April, plans direct flights from Bangkok to Lampang, Nan, Roi Et and Mae Sot in Tak next month.

Chicago airports slowed by summer storms

Chicago Business  2010-06-23 16:54:00

(Crain's) - Summer storms are throwing cold water on operations at Chicago airports.O'Hare International Airport had delays of an hour or more Wednesday morning, according to the Chicago Department of ...

Airport notes travel surge

The New Zealand Herald  2010-06-23 16:20:00

Auckland Airport experienced a 7.1 per cent increase in domestic passenger numbers in May compared to a year ago. "The domestic growth continues largely to be attributable to Jetstar driving higher passenger ...

Honolulu International Airport

USA Today  2010-06-23 15:13:04

Information about arrivals, departures, transportation and shopping at Honolulu International Airport.

 
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