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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aircraft Supplier & MRO News Europe) Mon, Sep 21, 2015
Boeing, ViaSat ink technical agreement Boeing has inked a technical agreement with ViaSat that allows customers to order aircraft with built-in ViaSat connectivity. "This will give Boeing's commercial airline customers a new cost- and time-effective high-bandwidth connectivity choice for their airplanes," said John Craig, chief engineer of cabin and network systems for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Fri, Sep 18, 2015
Airbus opens first U.S. facility in Alabama Airbus gave a sneak peek to the media of the first A321s assembled at its facility in Mobile, Ala. The European manufacturer opened the U.S. facility to serve North American customers. By 2018, the factory will produce four aircraft a month. Parts for the first two aircraft began arriving in June. A JetBlue Airways A321 will be the first aircraft to roll off the new final assembly line and is scheduled for flight tests to begin in the first quarter of 2016, with delivery...