Airlines want to stretch their routes even longer with non-stop flights to almost anywhere in the world.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
The most expensive defense program in world history has yielded a multi-role fighter plane that is an inelegant jack-of-all-trades, but master of none.
Oceanographers say they have the "credible new information" authorities need to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The new Joint Strike Fighter will make its first appearance before an Australian crowd this weekend. But how close to being operational is the new fighter aircraft?
Most passengers have no idea how bad air travel is for the environment.
All over the country, novice drone pilots are launching their new Christmas presents skywards. But do they all know the rules? Here's a primer.
Qantas's new non-stop route from Perth to London might be a watershed for travel times between Australia and Europe. But super-long-haul routes won't do much to cut aviation's greenhouse emissions.
The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
The president-elect's taste for private jets could be just what the aviation industry needs.
The movie Sully, out today, tells the story of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger who landed an Airbus A320-214 in New York's Hudson River. To accident experts, this was no crash landing.
It's all to do with the 'Swiss cheese model'.
The original jumbo jet revolutionised global travel but more efficient, reliable engines have spelt the end for the 747.
Plans for aircraft that separate and parachute to the ground in an emergency are pie in the sky.
Shouldn't we make aircraft engines quieter? It turns out they're the quietest they've ever been
How do we make aircraft more efficient? By keeping them in the air longer.
In light of another tragic airline crash, it's natural to ask whether air travel is becoming less safe. In fact, air travel is safer than at almost any point in history.
The mountainous terrain of the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will be a challenge for recovering the 150 people killed in the accident.
The European Alps where Flight 4U 9525 crashed -- killing 150 onboard -- are known by pilots to be a hazardous place. Just one of many things a pilot must consider during any air emergency.
Solar powered aircraft might carry one pilot in relative discomfort, but don't expect airliners soon.