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Aerospatiale and Alenia

Aerospatiale and Alenia will "explore Opportunities" for a new jet airliner for the regional market. The companies signed an agreement in Toulouse covering marketing, sales, customer support, engineering, design and manufacturing and appointed Antoine Bouvier from Aerospatiale as president and CEO.

Aerospatiale and Alenia continue to produce the ATR family following the recent splitting up of the AI(R) consortium-in which they were partners with the Avro arm of British Aerospace-after BAe saw no market for a proposed 70-seat jet, the Airjet 70. …

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