Cockpit of the Airbus A330-900.
In January Airbus agreed to pay nearly 4 billions euros to settle bribery charges. Theories developed by criminology researchers explain how the firm was able to operate so long with such impunity.
Ventilators being made by British medical supply firm OES.
It's not as simple as churning out more products, though that's a good starting point.
Airbus A321 XLR, one of Airbus’ centerpieces.
If Airbus has once again become the world's leading aircraft manufacturer, it is mainly thanks to a favorable economic context and Boeing's 737 Max crisis.
The new faces of Trump’s trade disputes.
The Trump administration's tendency to follow rules only if they're in its interest could end up hurting the US in the long run.
Boeing is accused of not being fully forthcoming about changes it made to the 737 Max.
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Some are calling the FAA's relationship with Boeing an open-and-shut case of 'regulatory capture.' The reality is more complicated.
It’ll be a while until what’s happened becomes clear. Enterprises and other governments can’t afford to wait.
It's not at all certain what'll happen, so business is taking no chances.
The final deliveries of the A380 are anticipated for 2021.
The shifting market for air travel has forced Airbus to abandon the production of one of the most impressive aircraft of all time, the super-jumbo A380. Was it folly, bad luck or both?
Huge progress has been made, but safety issues and environmental concerns mean plans are still up in the air.
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Why Airbus has warned that a no-deal Brexit could force the plane maker to close its UK operations.
Fly away on my Zephyr.
Internet connections could one day come from solar-powered planes that fly for months or even longer at a time.
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The renowned aviator's name became synonymous with Concorde and the era of supersonic flight.
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Demand for the A380 appears to have stalled, but it's still the best Very Large Aircraft out there.
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Speculating on the cause of any crash is very difficult, but several key explanations are far more likely than any others.
Coming soon to a runway near you. Or not.
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With emissions targets to hit and oil running out, it's time to take electric planes seriously.
Run silent, run high.
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Shouldn't we make aircraft engines quieter? It turns out they're the quietest they've ever been
China’s first homegrown commercial jet, the C919 is soon to be a reality.
The global civil aerospace market has long been a classic duopoly. The sector has been dominated by European company Airbus and the US giant Boeing, with only limited competition in the regional jet market…
Questions are being asked of the Qantas board over fleet decisions made years ago.
When Qantas posted a A$2.8 billion loss - the highest in the airline’s history - last week, one critical point was that $2.6 billion came from a write-down of the value of the aircraft in the Qantas international…
Although tightly linked to each other, airlines and the aircraft manufacturing industry don’t generally seem to be heading in the same direction.
A few months ago I was invited to a small gathering organised by executives from a large international airline (one you most certainly have heard of). About a dozen of us were there and the mix was varied…
It might seem like a natural corporate fit, but will politics get in the way of the merger between defence behemoths BAE Systems and EADS?
It would be the world’s largest aerospace and defence contractor. Bigger than Lockheed Martin. Bigger than Northrop Grumman. And even bigger than the current global No. 1 defence corporation, Boeing. The…
Infrastructure is one of those unusual words that have many meanings. For example, we hear people talking of “hard” and “soft” infrastructure, with the first being a reference to roads and bridges. By…