Sweden's Volvo AB said Tuesday its aircraft unit has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce to develop an engine component for the Airbus A350XWB aircraft.
European plane maker's Chief Salesman John Leahy said he would be disappointed if Airbus doesn't book firm orders for 200 planes this week.
Plane maker scheduled to test fly its 787 jetliner in the fourth quarter of this year and make its first delivery in the third quarter of 2009.
Under the contract, Chinese state-owned Shenyang Aircraft Corp. will produce the center fuselage for the newly launched CSeries airliner.
World's largest air show opened with several new orders for Boeing and aerospace executives upbeat about the future despite high fuel prices and the credit crisis.
Propeller-powered vehicle, known as Mantis, was revealed for the first time by BAE at the Farnborough International Airshow outside London.
After months of effort and a $240-million incentive package, Missouri officials lost their bid to lure Canadian aircraft giant's multimillion dollar plant to Kansas City.
Sweden's Volvo AB has said its aircraft unit has signed a contract to supply components to U.S. aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney.
New airline says they will buy 50 Boeing 737-800 planes worth $3.74 billion at list prices.
Bell Boeing, a strategic alliance between Textron and Boeing, selected a unit of General Electric to supply parts for 167 aircraft over the next five years.
Lawmakers demanded a detailed explanation of what went wrong with the Air Force’s management of a tanker contract awarded to Northrop and EADS over Boeing.
Plane maker ups outlook for spending on commercial airplanes by 14 percent, helped in part by an expected 5 percent rise in worldwide air travel and the demand for new, more fuel-efficient planes.
Boeing and Northrop Grumman will submit new offers for a disputed $35 billion Air Force tanker contract, and the Pentagon, not the Air Force, will pick a winner by the end of the year.
Companies building a rotorcraft described as a 'blimp on steroids' to haul construction equipment and supplies to remote areas.
With a decision on Bombardier's new aircraft assembly plant possibly days away, Canadian machinists are trying to counter Missouri's offer of tax incentives with labor concessions.
Defense contractor plans to lay off up to 100 workers from its aircraft refurbishing facility in South Carolina.
Czech-based manufacturer of small turboprop engines and machined parts for the aviation industry acquired by General Electric's aviation unit.
Key section of the jetliner was damaged during assembly at a plant in South Carolina, raising the potential for new delays in getting the aircraft off the ground.
Airplane manufacturer has agreed to pay a $3 million fine for exceeding value limits on the purchases of parts from foreign suppliers for its military products.
Some Washington lawmakers are already talking about tax breaks and other incentives to encourage Boeing to build the replacement for the 737 in the state.
Flow International, which makes industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning, received a contract from European aerospace company Airbus.
Hulking, gray aircraft with a black nose and four black propellers is designed to replace Lockheed Martin's aging C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft.
Defense Secretary pledged direct involvement in moving forward a disputed $35 billion tanker contract after congressional investigators detailed numerous mistakes the Air Force made in awarding the deal.
Company’s stock has declined sharply from its all-time high last summer as the price of oil has soared.
Eclipse Aviation, whose very light jet aircraft was harshly criticized for a mechanical problem, said it will upgrade its software to prevent any further engine problems.