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February 1, 2023, 12:20 PM

Airbus, Qatar Airways Settle A350 Surface Degradation Dispute

Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.

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Tail of business jet
Feb 3, 2023 - 10:36 AM
Potential business aircraft buyers who patiently waited out the frothy market will be rewarded this year with more selection and better pricing.
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:20 PM
Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.
Daher Kodiak 900 and TBM 960
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:18 PM
Daher reported that 2022 was a record year in terms of orders for 100 aircraft, double from the previous year, while deliveries increased to 73.
Jan 31, 2023 - 5:30 PM
Thousands of Boeing company employees, airline executives, lawmakers, and program luminaries celebrated the end of the 747’s 53-year production run.
Altea preowned business jet market (Photo: Altea)
Jan 31, 2023 - 12:24 PM
Altea, like many other preowned business aircraft brokers, is preparing for a "new normal" of lower business jet prices and more availability.
Jan 30, 2023 - 4:23 PM
Enstrom flies its first new production helicopter since reopening in May 2022, a 480B.
Jan 30, 2023 - 3:20 PM
Now operating two of three lines in Renton, Boeing expects more demand for the 737 Max to require a fourth line at the former 787 assembly bay in Everett.
Beechcraft T-44C
Jan 28, 2023 - 5:12 AM
The new T-54A twin turboprop aircraft is based on the King Air 260, and will replace the T-44C, an earlier King Air derivative.
Gulfstream G700 in flight over clouds
Jan 27, 2023 - 12:13 PM
The first two production G700s broke 25 speed records during Gulfstream's just-completed world tour of the new ultra-long-range twinjet.
Digital rendering of Boom Overture in flight over clouds
Jan 26, 2023 - 2:03 PM
The Overture Superfactory would sit on a 62-acre campus at Greensboro, North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad International Airport.