AIN Air Transport Perspective » February 25, 2011

February 25, 2011 - 10:15am
Egypt’s political revolution has already severely affected the country’s econ...

No one can say where, when or how the rolling political crisis in North Africa and the Middle East will end, but it already seems clear that it doesn’t spell good news for the air transport industry.

February 25, 2011 - 10:00am
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy (l) and Airbus president and CEO Tom Ende...

Airbus’s first firm order for A380s from a Japanese customer last week not only added a significant tally to its backlog, but it might have represented a watershed event in the company’s efforts to loosen Boeing’s stranglehold on the lucrative market.

February 25, 2011 - 9:45am
Thousands of well-wishers gathered in Everett, Wash., during the February 13 ...

At Boeing’s colossal plant in Everett, Wash., the February 13 gathering of some 10,000 employees, government officials and customer, partner and supplier reps served not only as a chance to celebrate a long-overdue “unveiling” of the 747-8 Intercontinental, but as a reminder of a painful legacy left by top management a decade or more ago.

February 25, 2011 - 9:30am
Germany’s Diehl built a partial mockup of the RTA interior displayed at this ...

India’s government-owned National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) plans to present a feasibility report by the end of April to seek clearance to manufacture a 70- to 90-seat passenger airplane called the RTA, short for regional transport aircraft.

February 25, 2011 - 9:15am
Values of older aircraft remain particularly soft despite a marked jump in ai...

Aircraft valuation specialist Ascend painted a mixed picture of prospects for airliner leasing and sales this year in its Evolution 2011 webinar on February 10.

 

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