Tag: Aircraft manufacturing

Spirit AeroSystems announces $1B expansion, 1,000 new jobs

WICHITA, Kan. — Spirit AeroSystems announced a $1 billion expansion Wednesday that will bring 1,000 new jobs to its aircraft manufacturing plant in Wichita,...
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LANSING, Mich. — A new report by a Michigan task force says the state Legislature should limit the operation of drones around areas such...
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Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid motors, batteries and other parts, a...
Airbus names new top salesman amid legal troubles

PARIS — Airbus is replacing its combative, long-serving sales chief with a Rolls Royce executive as the European plane maker tries to stay competitive...
Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

FRANKFURT, Germany — Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along...
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TOKYO — Mitsubishi Materials Corp., a maker of components used to make autos, aircraft and electricity generation equipment, apologized Friday for faked quality data...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — American aircraft have targeted drug producing facilities in Afghanistan for the first time under a new strategy aimed at cutting off...
Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that...
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CAIRO — Egypt's flagship state carrier EgyptAir has signed a letter of intent to order 12 Bombardier CS300 passenger aircraft for $1.1 billion. ...
Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Boeing Co. inked a $1.3 billion deal on Tuesday to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines as an...

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