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6 Jun 2019
Boeing Co. has been negotiating one of the largest orders ever of wide-body jetliners with Chinese airlines even as tensions between Washington and Beijing escalate, say people familiar with the talks. The discussions center on about 100 twin-aisle jets: 787 Dreamliners as well as 777X planes, the newest long-range aircraft in Boeing’s lineup, said one of the people.
5 Apr 2019
Beijing has announced its latest tax cuts. The Chinese government is said to be reducing fees and charges to several sectors including airlines, electronics, and textiles.
7 Jan 2019
AirlineRatings.com has released its annual list naming the world's safest airlines. For 2019, here are 10 of the 20 airlines it rated as the safest and best in the world.
24 May 2017
The central bank of Nigeria sold an undisclosed amount of dollars today to settle a backlog of foreign exchange demand for airlines, fuel and raw material imports.
1 May 2017
Frost & Sullivan Director of Aerospace Diogenis Papiomytis discusses his outlook for Middle Eastern airlines.
5 Apr 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria plans to offer dollar forwards to be delivered within two months, in a bid to offset the backlog of matured forex obligations to fuel importers, manufacturers and airlines.
4 Feb 2017
Airlines began allowing passengers from seven majority-Muslim countries to board flights for the US, after a federal judge in Seattle, Washington, temporarily blocked the administration’s executive action on travellers and refugees issued last week.
6 Jan 2017

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