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Boeing’s Export-Import Bank subsidies targeted in battle over House tax plan

Opponents of the House Republican plan to adjust corporate taxes at the border are targeting a familiar conservative target in the industry lobbying battle: The financing Boeing receives from the Export-Import Bank. Americans for Affordable Products, a coalition of retailers and other importers created to fight the House GOP’s proposed import tax, on Tuesday promoted…

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A bad year for Airbus

By any measure, 2017 has not been a good year for the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. In its annual report, the company has stated it is under investigation in the United Kingdom, Germany, Romania, Greece, and Australia over allegations of bribery and corruption. It would not be surprising if the U.S. government is soon on…

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Embraer: Chinese Bizav To Benefit From Airport Projects

Chinese airport construction will relieve infrastructure constraints that are holding back the development of business aviation in the country, Embraer said. Most important will be construction of additional commercial airports, not the remarkable total of 500 general-aviation fields that China also wants to build, said Guan Dongyuan, president of Embraer China. Business aircraft users are…

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Aircraft makers fly high in China

Rapid growth of China’s business aviation market has attracted aircraft makers to increase their service offerings tailored for the country, where more than 600 business jets, worth $18 billion, are being operated. “China has become the second-largest business jet market, and it also enjoys the fastest growth in the world,” Liao Xuefeng, chairman and CEO…

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Iran hopes Turkish Airlines losses mean earlier delivery of Boeing plane

Iran may soon be receiving the first Western-built jet airplane since 1979, Iranian state media has reported after claims by industry sources of Turkish Airlines being cash-strapped. “[T]wo 777 Boeing passenger planes will be delivered to the national flag carrier Iran Air,” IRNA reported on Sunday, citing an unnamed “informed” source. The initial report by…

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