The other bookings involved an A320neo for Frontier Airlines of the United States (which also flies Airbus aircraft exclusively), along with an ACJ-319neo Airbus Corporate Jetliner
for a private customer.
The multibillion-dollar effort to create the homegrown C919 jetliner
is aimed at clawing back some of the commercial benefits that flow to foreign suppliers.
Long-time readers of Airports International may be familiar with Jennifer Coutts Clay's book, Jetliner
Cabins, which was first published in 2003.
crashed in a pro-Russian territory of Ukraine on July 17, killing 298 people, and the rebels were accused of shooting down the airplane with a Russian missile.
Three months after the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing, a thriller e-book titled "MH370 - A Novella," was released which has fueled the wrath of a woman whose husband was alleged dead on the doomed jetliner
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Thu, May 1, 2014 - Boeing is fiercely competing with new models from European rival Airbus Group to capture its share of a world jetliner
market estimated at $4.8 trillion over the next 20 years.
Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysia Airlines chief executive said on Saturday the airline's role was to take care of the families of passengers who were on its missing jetliner
and that it had curbed its advertising out of respect for their well-being.
MANILA -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines has called off its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner
after military aircraft and ships failed to find any signs of the vanished Boeing 777 in local waters.
SUSPICIONS that one or both of the pilots on the Malaysian jetliner
was involved in its disappearance grew last night as the final recording from the cockpit gave no indication anything was wrong even though one of the plane's communications systems had already been disabled.
Summary: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inspected the new Airbus 319 aircraft, a shortened-fuselage version of Airbus' A320 cornerstone single-aisle jetliner
, which has been acquired by Emirates Group to operate for dignitaries, families and businesspersons.
"Highlights of the month included the 65 additional orders for Airbus' latest product - the A350 XWB - bringing combined total bookings for this next-generation extra widebody jetliner
to 678 in the month when the aircraft performed its maiden flight.
"The 747-8 Intercontinental is the only jetliner
in the 400 to 500-seat market, stretched [18.3 ft] from the 747-400 to provide 467 seats in a three-class configuration and a [8,000 nautical mile] range.