Archive for the 'Commercial Aviation Top Stories' Category

No Deal With Emirates Would Shut Down A380 Program, Predicts Leahy

Outgoing sales chief believes the A380 is an “aircraft whose time will come,” but it needs to go through a period of low demand before additional orders emerge.

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Boeing, Embraer Mull Combination That Could Reset OEM Industry

The No. 1 and No. 3 makers of large commercial aircraft, Boeing and Embraer, are in talks to formally align, although the Brazilian government appears to be the main hurdle, the companies and financial analysts said Dec. 21.

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FAA Releases Drone ID And Tracking Recommendations

The FAA will craft a proposed regulation from the recommendations of a broad-based advisory group that met this summer to consider ways to remotely identify and track drones. However, the group ultimately could not agree on a weight or capability thr…

Boeing: We Cannot, Will Not Stop Bombardier Trade Dispute

Boeing is beyond the point of no return in its price-dumping trade dispute against Bombardier, company representatives told reporters Dec. 15, and the results are expected to be finalized by Washington officials the week of Dec. 18.

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