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February 13, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Bell Helicopter to Establish Maintenance Center in Taiwan: A unit of Taiwan Aerospace Corp. will open a maintenance center for aircraft made by Textron Inc.'s helicopter unit, a company official said. James Chen, president of Air Asia Co., said Bell Helicopter will sign the agreement with his company in Taiwan later this month. Ft. Worth-based Bell Helicopter currently has a maintenance center in Singapore; the new maintenance center will be at Air Asia's Tainan facility in southern Taiwan.
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June 21, 2004 | From Associated Press
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia plans to buy up to 80 aircraft, increasing its fleet more than fourfold as it spreads its wings across the region, the carrier's chief executive said Sunday in a news report. The company probably would acquire the planes over the next four to eight years from either Airbus or Boeing Co., Tony Fernandes told the New Sunday Times newspaper.
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June 21, 2004 | From Associated Press
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia plans to buy up to 80 aircraft, increasing its fleet more than fourfold as it spreads its wings across the region, the carrier's chief executive said Sunday in a news report. The company probably would acquire the planes over the next four to eight years from either Airbus or Boeing Co., Tony Fernandes told the New Sunday Times newspaper.
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February 13, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Bell Helicopter to Establish Maintenance Center in Taiwan: A unit of Taiwan Aerospace Corp. will open a maintenance center for aircraft made by Textron Inc.'s helicopter unit, a company official said. James Chen, president of Air Asia Co., said Bell Helicopter will sign the agreement with his company in Taiwan later this month. Ft. Worth-based Bell Helicopter currently has a maintenance center in Singapore; the new maintenance center will be at Air Asia's Tainan facility in southern Taiwan.
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November 27, 1995 | From Associated Press
Later it settled on a more modest $260-million partnership deal with British Aerospace. Both projects fell apart, and embarrassed Taiwanese officials admit they were too ambitious. Still, Taiwan hasn't given up on its dream. No longer content with making toys, shoes and cut-rate appliances for the world, it wants to be a player in the aerospace industry.
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