AIN Air Transport Perspective » March 12, 2012

March 12, 2012 - 2:19pm
Boeing 787

The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body issued a ruling today that Airbus characterized as a “sweeping loss” for Boeing in the long-running dispute between the U.S. and EU over illegal government subsidies to their respective largest aerospace companies.

March 12, 2012 - 10:00am
Korean Air 777

Statistics published last week by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show that Western jets registered their lowest accident rates in history in 2011, besting their previous record set just one year earlier.

March 12, 2012 - 10:00am
Boeing customer delivery center Everett.

A busy news cycle for Boeing climaxed last Tuesday with the company’s first so-called collaborative agreement with China’s Comac, under which the would-be rivals agreed to create an aviation energy conservation emissions reduction technology center in Beijing.

March 12, 2012 - 10:00am
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood speaks at 2012 FAA Forecast Conference.

Critics vented frustration with Europe’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) during the FAA Forecast Conference March 8 in Washington, D.C. Leading the chorus of criticism, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood hinted that the U.S. government is considering “enforcement measures” to counter the European Union regulati

March 12, 2012 - 10:00am
Airbus is confronting continuing cost challenges with both the A380 and A350XWB programs.

Despite continuing problems with both the A380 and A350XWB airliner programs, Airbus still serves as the main cash cow at European aerospace group EADS.

 

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