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Aviation Week & Space Technology

Into a New Launch Era

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific is one of the largest operators of the Boeing 777-300ER, which forms the backbone of its extensive long-haul network (Boeing photo). A series of articles details the carrier’s strategies for overcoming the challenges facing many Asia-Pacific airlines. Also in this issue are reports on lessons aircraft makers are drawing from automobile manufacturing, trends in the aircraft MRO market and India's painstaking negotiations with France for military aircraft purchases.


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