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Flight draws Texas-shaped track over Texas

Piper Cherokee draws Texas-shaped track over Texas (flightaware.com) More...

Justin Trudeau to Boeing: Stop suing Bombardier

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renewed his threat to scrap a potential deal to buy fighter jets from Boeing. (money.cnn.com) More...

JetBlue CEO Blasts Big U.S. Airlines for Wielding ‘Anti-Consumer Power’

JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes on Monday criticized United, American and Delta airlines for opposing the three-largest Gulf carriers as they expand in the United States, calling the situation “…the perfect illustration of how we see mega-carriers trying to use their muscle and deep pockets to limit competition.” (skift.com) More...

First delivery of Boeing’s KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

Following new development problems, Boeing won’t be able to deliver its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force this year as previously expected. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world’s fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm’s profitable but ageing wide-body jets. (www.thestar.com.my) More...

Airbus ready to assemble 50th U.S.-built jet

Airbus’ production line in Mobile, Ala., has hit a manufacturing milestone as it is now ready to begin assembly of the 50th jet it has built at the plant. (www.bizjournals.com) More...

Air Canada Seeks Credit-Card Deal for $1.6 Billion Loyalty Plan

Air Canada said it’s seeking a credit-card partner for its own frequent-flier program as it prepares to sever ties with Aimia Inc.’s Aeroplan in 2020. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

Airbus eyes bigger presence in China's huge aviation market

Airbus today said it plans to tap the potential of the Chinese aviation market by channelising more energy into the country and other emerging economies of the region. "We are fully confident in the Chinese market, which is set to be the largest civil aviation market in the world," president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, Eric Chen said at an aviation expo here. (www.zeebiz.com) More...

Northrop to buy Orbital for $7.8 billion to boost space business

Northrop Grumman has agreed to buy Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion as one of the largest U.S. defense contractors looks to bolster its missile and space businesses. (www.msn.com) More...


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