China's Hainan takes stake in Virgin

Virgin gains $159 million injection and access to China.

Fiji Airways A330

Steady passenger growth in Asia Pacific

Passengers benefit from expanding choice.
Aviation Business editor Philip Smart

Editor's Insights

Airservices turns off ground based aids, and Airbus to update on technologies.
The Queensland Gas Company has contracted Insitu Pacific for pipeline inspection with a ScanEagle Remote Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS).

Queensland Gas contracts RPAS for pipeline inspection

ScanEagle is flying eight-hour missions on pipeline, plant inspection.
Embraer has flown its 106-seat E190-E2 prototype ahead of schedule.

Embraer flies E190-E2 prototype ahead of schedule

First of four prototypes takes to the air in Brazil.
Boeing's new Composite Wing Centre at its Everett facility features autoclaves large enough to hold two B737 fuselages.

Boeing opens B777X composite wing centre

Everett facility includes some of the world's largest autoclaves.

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