Category: airliner

Decoupling From China’s Aircraft Industry

Commentary “Decoupling” is the new buzzword these days when it comes to sanctioning communist China for its bad behavior. The argument behind it is that the West should no longer rely so much upon China’s manufacturing base for essential products and processes but instead work to reduce, even eliminate, China’s place in global supply chains….

Russia to Press on With MS-21 and Superjet Airliner Projects

LONDON—Russia said on Wednesday it would accelerate the development of its domestic civilian aerospace sector by focusing on flagship airliner projects such as the Irkut MS-21, also known as the MC-21, and the Sukhoi Superjet. After the United States and Europe cut off  Russia from swathes of the global economy with retaliatory sanctions, Russia is…