Space shuttle Endeavour arrived at its launch pad early Wednesday, preparing for a mission that will take teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan and six crewmates to the international space station. Morgan was picked as Christa McAuliffe’s backup in 1985 to become the… Continue reading
The board of China Southern Airlines, which also is the parent of Xiamen Airlines, yesterday approved the purchase of 20 A320 family aircraft for CZ and 25 737-800s for Xiamen.
The two orders will cost a combined CNY23.5 billion ($3.09… Continue reading
Northwest Airlines will sell nine of its Airbus A319s for an undisclosed price to an unidentified buyer. Company officials say plans to sell the aircraft were made before the decision to reduce the carrier’s flight schedule by 3%.
Taiwan has placed an order with U.S. officials to buy 30 Boeing Apache helicopters. The contract is worth $1.5 billion. China is expected to pressure the U.S. government to refuse approval of the sale.
ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has delivered the second of three C-40C transport aircraft to the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), providing a critical airlift asset to government leaders on official business.
Gen.… Continue reading