Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en F-35 Missile in Development http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-missile-development <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Lockheed Martin and Turkey-based Roketsan are to codevelop a medium-range cruise missile for internal carriage on the F-35. Final integration of the 1,000 lb.-class SOM-J weapon is planned for 2023 as part of the Block 4 capability upgrade. Designed to meet a Turkish air force requirement, SOM-J is based on the larger SOM stand-off cruise missile developed indigenously in Turkey and in production at Roketsan.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-missile-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-missile-development#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209091 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Downgrades http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russian-downgrades <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Moody&rsquo;s Investors Service has downgraded Kremlin-controlled aircraft maker Irkut, a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corp., based on Russia&rsquo;s worsening economic situation. The U.S.-based credit rating agency says it still believes Irkut and other state-backed companies will enjoy state support if they encounter &ldquo;financial distress.&rdquo; Not every state-backed Russian company will see ratings downgraded, albeit because they were lower already. For instance, Moody&rsquo;s reaffirmed outlooks on Russian Helicopters.</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russian-downgrades#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209081 at http://aviationweek.com A&D M&A Slows http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-ma-slows <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mergers and acquisitions activity in the U.S. aerospace and defense industry slowed in the third quarter, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Total deal volume slipped to the lowest level in 11 quarters, and was the weakest since the second quarter of 2005. The trend, reported by Aviation Week last month, comes as many A&amp;D participants had once thought this year would mark the beginning of a wave of strategic M&amp;A in Western industry. Divestitures continue to remain favorite business-shaping tools as companies divide or slice off divisions deemed non-core, slow-growth or worse.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-ma-slows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-ma-slows#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209071 at http://aviationweek.com Oil and Airliners http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/oil-and-airliners <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The steady drop in oil prices is not yet raising concerns at Boeing or on Wall Street that airlines will alter their emerging pattern of lining up a historically high percentage of new deliveries as replacements for less efficient, older-generation aircraft. &ldquo;The price of oil still could fall a long way before our planes are anything but compelling,&rdquo; Boeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney said last week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/oil-and-airliners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/oil-and-airliners#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209061 at http://aviationweek.com European Airports http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-airports <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Moody&rsquo;s Investors Service believes the European transport infrastructure industry will remain stable over the next 12-18 months on growth in traffic volume. &ldquo;We expect EU airport passenger levels to grow by 2-6% in 2014 and 1-4% in 2015, mainly driven by an increase in airline capacity,&rdquo; says senior Moody&rsquo;s analyst Joanna Fic.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-airports#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209051 at http://aviationweek.com Lunar Reentry http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lunar-reentry <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A spacecraft designed to test reentry techniques for a future lunar-sample return mission lifted off from the Xichang launch facility on a Long March 3C Oct. 23 (Oct. 24 local time) on a week-long mission that will take it around the Moon. Citing a spokesman for the China National Space Administration, <em>China Daily&rsquo;s </em>English-language edition says the testbed will return to Earth after a swing around the Moon to test a &ldquo;skip&rdquo; reentry technique to bleed off velocity before a parachute touchdown in the Gobi Desert.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lunar-reentry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lunar-reentry#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209041 at http://aviationweek.com New Aircraft Strengthen Business Jet Demand http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-aircraft-strengthen-business-jet-demand <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/AW_10_27_2014_3843_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/AW_10_27_2014_3843.jpg" style="width: 480px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p>The strong pipeline of new products, many announced but some still to come, provided a boost in Honeywell&rsquo;s latest forecast for the delivery of 9,450 business jets valued at $280 billion through 2024.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-aircraft-strengthen-business-jet-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-aircraft-strengthen-business-jet-demand#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209031 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Nears Launch of Long-Range A321neo http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-nears-launch-long-range-a321neo <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Airbus is close to launching an increased maximum-takeoff and long-range version of the A321neo that it seeks to position as a Boeing 757 replacement. The manufacturer is briefing potential customers, but has not yet made a decision to proceed. An Airbus official says the new version is still in a project study.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-nears-launch-long-range-a321neo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-nears-launch-long-range-a321neo#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN The World Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209021 at http://aviationweek.com Intelligence From the U.S. Capital http://aviationweek.com/washington-outlook/intelligence-us-capital <div class="field-deck"> FAA spells out timelines for near-term NextGen implementation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FAA submits a plan for implementing near-term NextGen priorities over the next four years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/washington-outlook/intelligence-us-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/washington-outlook/intelligence-us-capital#comments Washington Outlook AWIN Washington Outlook North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209011 at http://aviationweek.com Comet Flyby Produces Reams of Data—From Mars http://aviationweek.com/space/comet-flyby-produces-reams-data-mars <div class="field-deck"> Siding Spring comet puts on a show for a fleet of spacecraft at Mars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Space community receives a bumper crop of information from Mars-orbiting spacecraft, planet-based rovers and amateur astronomers worldwide </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/comet-flyby-produces-reams-data-mars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/comet-flyby-produces-reams-data-mars#comments Space AWIN Space Europe Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1209001 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter resolved the Siding Spring comet&rsquo;s nucleus and outer coma (four images, left inset), while Maven measured the hydrogen atoms far enough out to reach the atmosphere (right inset). The Hubble Space Telescope generated a composite image (background) illustrating the angular separation of Mars and the comet at closest approach, which was less than that of a full Moon.</strong></p> NASA JPL/Caltech/University of Arizona FAA Highlights Accomplishments In Approving Commercial UAS http://aviationweek.com/technology/faa-highlights-accomplishments-approving-commercial-uas <div class="field-deck"> Wanted: Manufacturers willing to blaze the trail to unmanned-aircraft certification </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial UAS users finding ways to get around FAA’s slow rulemaking process </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/faa-highlights-accomplishments-approving-commercial-uas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/faa-highlights-accomplishments-approving-commercial-uas#comments Technology AWIN Unmanned Systems North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208981 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The FAA granted Aerial&nbsp;MOB a Section 333&nbsp;exemption to operate this Aeronavics SkyJib UAS on closed film sets.</strong></p> Aerial Mob IndiGo May Go For IPO After Big A320neo Order http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/indigo-may-go-ipo-after-big-a320neo-order <div class="field-deck"> IndiGo’s record A320neo order shows traditional airlines have lost out in India’s domestic market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Indian LCC IndiGo has given Airbus its largest single order to date, for 250 new A320neos. A successful IPO in a still tumultuous air transport market will be key to fund the order—and it would cement IndiGo’s position as India’s leading domestic airline. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/indigo-may-go-ipo-after-big-a320neo-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/indigo-may-go-ipo-after-big-a320neo-order#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN Asia Pacific Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208911 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Once its latest deal is confirmed, IndiGo will have orders for 430 A320neo-family aircraft.</strong></p> Airbus Concept Austrian Strikes Deal With Unions, Looks To Replace Fokkers http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/austrian-strikes-deal-unions-looks-replace-fokkers <div class="field-deck"> After years of internal dispute, Austrian can finally focus on business and investment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of Europe’s legacy airlines, Austrian Airlines among them, are experiencing bitter disputes with employees about cost cuts. But now that Austrian seems to have found a compromise with labor, management attention is shifting to fleet renewal and a sustainable model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/austrian-strikes-deal-unions-looks-replace-fokkers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/austrian-strikes-deal-unions-looks-replace-fokkers#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN Europe Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208901 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Austrian will soon decide how to replace its Fokker regional fleet. The Bombardier CSeries is the favored option currently.</strong></p> Austrian Airlines Kansai Airport Taps International And LCC Surge http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/kansai-airport-taps-international-and-lcc-surge <div class="field-deck"> LCCs and foreign travelers converge on Osaka’s major airport, helping it thrive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In contrast to Tokyo’s Narita and Haneda airports, Kansai has been able to use its greater available capacity to draw new flights from Japanese and foreign airlines. It is positioning itself well to take advantage of an increase in overseas visitor numbers. This has been particularly evident with LCCs, as Japan’s new budget airlines establish bases and grow their networks at Kansai. In addition, several foreign LCCs have launched service to Osaka, and more plan to follow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/kansai-airport-taps-international-and-lcc-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/kansai-airport-taps-international-and-lcc-surge#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN Asia Pacific Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208881 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Japan&rsquo;s Peach has the largest LCC operation at Osaka Kansai airport, which is the carrier&rsquo;s main hub.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Peach Airlines Pratt, GE Eclipse Rolls On Long-Range Bizjets http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pratt-ge-eclipse-rolls-long-range-bizjets <div class="field-deck"> The rise of a new, large bizjet engine contender spells the end of Rolls’s long-range dynasty </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The official unveiling of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW800 turbofan at this year’s National Business Aviation Association convention marked a sea change in the provision of engines for the world’s long-range business jets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pratt-ge-eclipse-rolls-long-range-bizjets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pratt-ge-eclipse-rolls-long-range-bizjets#comments Business Aviation Technology AWIN Business Aviation Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208871 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The PW800 wraps an all-new&nbsp;low-pressure spool around the high-pressure core of the PW1000G.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Guy Norris/AW&ST Opinion: U.S. Company Shares Gen rally Doing OK http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-company-shares-gen-rally-doing-ok <div class="field-deck"> Many performances beating the indexes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Defense stocks are traditionally thought of by investors as defensive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-company-shares-gen-rally-doing-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-us-company-shares-gen-rally-doing-ok#comments Up Front Defense AWIN Up Front North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208861 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Letters From Our Readers http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/letters-our-readers-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><h3> JetBlue Says . . .</h3> <p>I would like to respond to your recent editorial about CEO Dave Barger&rsquo;s departure from JetBlue Airways (<em>AW&amp;ST</em> Oct. 13, p. 58).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/letters-our-readers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/letters-our-readers-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Feedback Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208851 at http://aviationweek.com Pricing Dispute Intensifies Over Seoul’s F-16 Deal http://aviationweek.com/defense/pricing-dispute-intensifies-over-seoul-s-f-16-deal <div class="field-deck"> USAF, BAE differ on risk assessment for South Korea’s F-16 deal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BAE Systems’ arrangement to upgrade South Korean F-16s may be in jeopardy as the U.S. and South Korea dispute the costs involved</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pricing-dispute-intensifies-over-seoul-s-f-16-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pricing-dispute-intensifies-over-seoul-s-f-16-deal#comments Defense AWIN Defense Asia Pacific North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208841 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Seoul plans to upgrade 134 of its Block 52 F-16C/Ds with new avionics and a Raytheon active, electronically scanned array radar.&nbsp;</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> BAE Systems India, Russia Nearing Contract For Fighter Research http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-russia-nearing-contract-fighter-research <div class="field-byline"> Asia-Pacific Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> India’s share of a new fighter effort slides as R&D contract deal nears </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though India and Russia are nearing a deal on a “joint effort” to develop a fifth-generation fighter, Indian air force officials remain exasperated by the service’s shrinking contribution and slipping schedules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-russia-nearing-contract-fighter-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-russia-nearing-contract-fighter-research#comments Defense AWIN Defense Asia Pacific Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208821 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Russia and India are expected to sign a R&amp;D contract to develop a Sukhoi T-50-based fighter.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Sukhoi Russia, China Seem Close To Agreeing On Su-35 Order http://aviationweek.com/defense/russia-china-seem-close-agreeing-su-35-order <div class="field-deck"> China, with a habit of copying Flankers, is close to ordering Su-35s </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sukhoi needs an order, so it is willing to sell its most advanced Flanker to China, a customer that has already reverse engineered the Su-27.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/russia-china-seem-close-agreeing-su-35-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/russia-china-seem-close-agreeing-su-35-order#comments Defense AWIN Defense Asia Pacific Europe Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208801 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>An order for 24 Su-35s would introduce the most advanced Flanker into Chinese service.&nbsp;</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Sukhoi Opinion: Changes In A&D Center Of Gravity Require Globalization http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-changes-ad-center-gravity-require-globalization <div class="node-body article-body">Even as world military expenditures fell again last year, commercial aerospace entered its 12th year of consecutive growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-changes-ad-center-gravity-require-globalization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-changes-ad-center-gravity-require-globalization#comments Defense AWIN Viewpoint Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208751 at http://aviationweek.com Delta Aims For Delta Connection To Feel More Mainline http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/delta-aims-delta-connection-feel-more-mainline <div class="field-deck"> Delta Connection will fly larger RJs with mainline-like standards </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than two years after Delta Air Lines became the first U.S. carrier to announce it would substantially reduce its 50-seat regional jet fleet, its transformation is nearly complete. Although Delta Connection soon will operate a fraction of the Embraer ERJ 145s and Bombardier CRJ200s it once flew, Delta does not expect any cities to lose service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/delta-aims-delta-connection-feel-more-mainline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/delta-aims-delta-connection-feel-more-mainline#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208741 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The seven regional airlines flying for Delta Connection will operate 100-150 50-seaters in two years, down from about 200 now.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Joepriesaviation.net New Positions, Promotions, Honors and Elections http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-positions-promotions-honors-and-elections-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Greg Psihas </strong>has become vice president-corporate development for the <em>Lockheed Martin Corp.</em>, Bethesda, Maryland. He was corporate vice president-mergers and acquisitions at Applied Materials.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Guy Hachey</strong>, retired president/chief operating officer of Bombardier Aerospace, has been appointed to the board of directors of the <em>Hexcel Corp.</em>, Stamford, Connecticut.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-positions-promotions-honors-and-elections-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/new-positions-promotions-honors-and-elections-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Who's Where Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208721 at http://aviationweek.com New Company Enters Market For Runway Arrestors http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-company-enters-market-runway-arrestors <div class="field-deck"> RunwaySafe eyes duopoly for overrun protection sales </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A quiet battle likely will simmer at Chicago Midway as a startup provider of anti-overrun technology takes on the heretofore uncontested ruler of engineered materials arresting systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-company-enters-market-runway-arrestors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-company-enters-market-runway-arrestors#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208691 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>A Zodiac Aerospace crushable concrete arresting system prevented this CRJ200 from plunging down a West Virginia mountainside in 2010.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> NTSB Capsule Choices Will Limit ISS Payload Returns http://aviationweek.com/space/capsule-choices-will-limit-iss-payload-returns <div class="field-deck"> Regardless of legal issues, NASA’s selection of two crew capsules limits ‘downmass’ options </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA’s commercial crew program is in court now, so the lawyers will get a say in deciding how the U.S. and its space-exploration partners will fly astronauts to orbit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/capsule-choices-will-limit-iss-payload-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/capsule-choices-will-limit-iss-payload-returns#comments In Orbit Space AWIN In Orbit Global Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208671 at http://aviationweek.com Production Terrafugia Transitions Could Be Road- And Airborne By 2016 http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/production-terrafugia-transitions-could-be-road-and-airborne-2016 <div class="field-deck"> The ultimate off-roader </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Terrafugia continues to make inroads on its quest to be a ‘flying automobile’ or roadster aircraft, depending on your point of view </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/production-terrafugia-transitions-could-be-road-and-airborne-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/production-terrafugia-transitions-could-be-road-and-airborne-2016#comments Business Aviation Technology Inside Business Aviation AWIN Inside Business Aviation North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208651 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer Works To Firm Up KC-390 Exports http://aviationweek.com/defense/embraer-works-firm-kc-390-exports <div class="field-deck"> Embraer’s KC-390 is a now a reality, but could its partners’ economic pressures hold it back? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With new and potential orders, Embraer sees bright future for KC-390 airlifter. Emphasizing its multirole capability along with the speed performance offered by its IAE V2500 turbofan—as well as the reliability and low-cost operational experience of its regional jet family—the Brazilian aerospace company hopes to take a major share of the airlifter market over the next 10-15 years. . </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/embraer-works-firm-kc-390-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/embraer-works-firm-kc-390-exports#comments Defense AWIN Defense Latin America/Caribbean Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208641 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Representatives from more than 30 countries attended the rollout of Embraer&rsquo;s KC-390.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Tony Osborne/AW&ST Opinion: Bumbling Caused B-52 Reengining Delay http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-bumbling-caused-b-52-reengining-delay <div class="field-deck"> Better late than never to reengine the B-52 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Air Force is taking a serious look at reengining the Boeing B-52</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-bumbling-caused-b-52-reengining-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-bumbling-caused-b-52-reengining-delay#comments Commander's Intent Defense AWIN Commander's Intent North America Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208621 at http://aviationweek.com LCCs, New Carriers Cause Shift In Chinese Aircraft Forecast http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lccs-new-carriers-cause-shift-chinese-aircraft-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Boeing boosts its outlook for Chinese narrowbody demand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing upgrades its forecast for China’s demand for narrowbodies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lccs-new-carriers-cause-shift-chinese-aircraft-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lccs-new-carriers-cause-shift-chinese-aircraft-forecast#comments Airline Intel Commercial Aviation Airline Intel AWIN Asia Pacific Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208581 at http://aviationweek.com One More European Regional Airport, The U.K.’s Blackpool, Closes http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/one-more-european-regional-airport-uk-s-blackpool-closes <div class="field-deck"> Pressure continues for Europe’s regional airports as Blackpool and Zweibruecken go dark </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In another indication of the woes befalling Europe’s regional airports, Blackpool has been shut down and others are teetering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/one-more-european-regional-airport-uk-s-blackpool-closes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/one-more-european-regional-airport-uk-s-blackpool-closes#comments Commercial Aviation Air Transport AWIN Europe Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1208321 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The U.K.&rsquo;s Blackpool International Airport has now closed its doors to passenger operations, however, it may continue to serve general aviation.</strong></p> Tom Catterall