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Cessna Foresees Rising Caravan and Citation Demand in India

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, said today the company foresees rising demand for its Caravan and Citation aircraft in India this year as customers respond to anticipated government reforms. Speaking at the Aero India show in Bangalore, Bill Harris, Cessna vice president, Sales for Asia and Asia Pacific, said: “India is expected to […]

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Passenger Demand Grew as Air Cargo Declined in 2012

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year traffic data for 2012 showing a 5.3% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 1.5% fall for cargo. The 5.3% increase in passenger demand was slightly down on 2011 growth of 5.9% but above the 5% twenty-year average. Load factors for the year were near record levels […]

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Airbus selects students with most innovative ideas to shape the future of flight

Airbus has selected 100 student teams from across five continents to go to the next round of the 2013 Fly Your Ideas challenge. Of these, 49 per cent are from Asia Pacific, 37 per cent from Europe, 8 per cent from the the Americas, 3 per cent from Africa and 3 per cent from Middle […]

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IATA Infrastructure to Support Asian Growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged Asia- Pacific aviation leaders to focus on airport and air traffic management infrastructure as the region’s demand for connectivity continues to grow. “Aviation is a vital part of Asia’s economy, supporting 24 million jobs and nearly half-a-trillion dollars of GDP. Connectivity, facilitated by aviation, is a critical link […]

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Bombardier Delivers First CRJ1000 NextGen Aircraft to Garuda Indonesia

Bombardier Aerospace has delivered the first of six CRJ1000 NextGen regional jets ordered by PT. Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, the aircraft’s launch customer in the Asia-Pacific region. The Indonesian flag carrier also intends to operate 12 additional CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft through a third-party lease agreement and holds options on 18 more aircraft of the same type. Garuda Indonesia was represented […]

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Boeing Projects High Demand for Aviation Personnel

Boeing  predicts the Asia Pacific region will require hundreds of thousands of new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians over the next 20 years to support airline fleet modernization and the rapid growth of air travel. The 2012 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook, a respected industry forecast of required aviation personnel, calls for 185,600 new […]

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Leasing Company Nordic Aviation Capital Backs Bombardier CRJ1000 and Q400 Aircraft

As inter est from growth markets spurs momentum for Bombardier’s CRJ NextGen and Q400 NextGen families of aircraft, the company is gearing up for what could be a very successful sales year in 2012 with a diverse group of new customers. Lessors are proving to be key factors in helping to open a broad base of airline operators in […]

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Bombardier Breaks Ground on OEM-owned Service Centre in Singapore

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that construction work has begun for its full-scale factory-owned and operated service centre for business aircraft at Singapore’s Seletar airport. The official ground breaking ceremony was held on June 5. The state-of-the-art service facility, which is set to open in Q2 2013, features 2,930 sq. meters (31,5K sq. feet) of hangar […]