Bombardier may test CSeries in U.S. to avoid bad weather Bombardier may get around Quebec's sometimes severe winter weather by conducting some flight tests of its new CSeries commercial aircraft in the United States, at the same location where its new Learjet 85 business jet is set for its maiden flight in the coming weeks.
Air Canada close to buying Airbus or Boeing jets Air Canada is reportedly close to deciding on purchasing up to 60 narrow-body airliners from Airbus or Boeing, as it seeks to revamp its fleet of single-aisle aircraft.
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Airlines expect 31% rise in passenger demand by 2017 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its Airline Industry Forecast 2013-2017 showing that airlines expect to see a 31% increase in passenger numbers between 2012 and 2017.
EADS to cut 5,800 jobs as part of major overhaul European air and defence company EADS, the parent company of Airbus, said Monday it is cutting 5,800 jobs over the next two years as part of a major overhaul to reduce costs and refocus on civil aviation.
U.S. regulators shoot down Amazon's UAV dream Less than 24 hours after Jeff Bezos floated the idea of delivering packages via airborne UAVs, the notion was met with balking by regulators and skepticism from the shipping industry.