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BEIJING: Boeing, China’s leading provider of passenger airplanes, forecasts that China will require 4,330 new commercial airplanes valued at $480 billion over the next 20 years, with the bulk of new deliveries expected to be for fuel-efficient, single-aisle airplanes. Over the forecast period, China will triple in airplane fleet size, making it the largest airplane [...]
MOSCOW: Russia is ready to provide NATO with helicopters for its war in Afghanistan – on commercial terms. Dmitry Shugayev, general director of the state-owned corporation Russian Technology, made this announcement last week at a meeting in Brussels with officials in charge of logistics for NATO forces. During its operations in Afghanistan, the alliance has [...]
FORT BELVOIR, Va.: In an ongoing analysis of alternatives to reduce aviation fuel costs, the Air Force Petroleum Agency here has launched an initiative to use commercial jet fuel in place of military standard JP-8 fuel. The Air Force annually uses about 2.5 billion gallons of fuel, resulting in the service’s second highest annual operations [...]
CHICAGO: The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2009. Major program deliveries during the first quarter were as follows: Commercial Airplanes Programs –737 Next Generation: 91 –747: 4 –767: 3 –777: 23 Total: 121 Integrated Defense Systems Programs –Apache (New Builds): 5 –Chinook (New Builds): [...]