The Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC’s C919 entry into service is planned for 2018. From then on, it will be facing up to its two major competitors, the A320 (neo) and the Boeing 737 (MAX-8) ; but in what respects do they differ? Read the article.
As part of a conference organized by APG in Morocco, on 29 October, former CEO of the IFM (International Monetary Fund) Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to deliver his analysis on the growth of air transport worldwide. aeronewstv met him to find out what his views are of the low-cost market and aviation industry in the future.
On 30th December, six years after its first flight, and some 5,000 hours of flight tests, the ARJ21, China's first regional jet, has obtained certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). A first step for the manufacturers Comac who can now market their twin-engined plane provided it does not exit Chinese territory.