Airbus orders more inspections of A380 wings over safety concerns
Airbus has asked airlines to increase inspections of A380 wings after identifying unexpected levels of metal fatigue on a factory test aircraft, according to industry sources.
Boeing signs pilot training deal with Hainan Airlines
Boeing has entered into a five-year pilot training agreement with Hainan Airlines to support the Chinese airline's addition of the 787 Dreamliner to its fleet.
ASIG to acquire assets of Skytanking USA
BBA Aviation subsidiary Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG) has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Skytanking USA, a provider of aviation fuel services.
Magnesium Elektron announces debut of Elektron 43 in aviation passenger seating
German-based ZIM FLUGSITZ is manufacturing seats with major structural components made from Magnesium Elektron''s Elektron 43, which marks the first time the component has been used in aviation passenger seating.
Aero Design Services Wins Contracts for 747-400 Cabin Seating
Aero Design Services of St Petersburg, FL, has been awarded two STCs for 747-400 cabin seating and related changes.
NAI Gains Part 148 Maintenance Approval
New Zealanders seem to have both aviation and design innovation in their genes and New Zealand companies have created a number of ripples worldwide in recent years.
Facebook reportedly in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace
Facebook is reportedly in discussions to acquire drone manufacturing firm Titan Aerospace for $60m, in order to provide internet access to consumers in developing countries.
AERIA selects Cair system for Boeing BBJ1 VIP aircraft
US-based AERIA Luxury Interiors has placed an order for CTT Cair System to be installed in a Boeing BBJ1 VIP aircraft.
Spirit Airlines selects Exelis' aircraft surveillance system Symphony OpsVue
US low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has chosen the Exelis aircraft surveillance system, Symphony OpsVue to visually track its aircraft fleet while on the ground.
February's top stories: Spike''s windowless cabins, VietJetAir's Airbus deal
Spike Aerospace is planning to incorporate a windowless passenger cabin into its new Supersonic Jet, VietJetAir finalised an order worth more than for Airbus A320 aircraft, while Airbus and EOS teamed-up to conduct an aerospace sustainability study i?
China Eastern Airlines signs $6.37bn Airbus jet deal
China Eastern Airlines has signed an agreement with Airbus to purchase 70 A320neo aircraft, worth $6.37bn, as the airline plans to increase its capacity.
Airbus delivers Skymark Airlines' first two A330-300s
Airbus has delivered new A330-300 aircraft to Skymark Airlines, the first two aircraft out of a total of ten on lease for Japan''s national airline.
World's longest aircraft unveiled in UK
The world's longest aircraft, HAV304, has been unveiled at a hangar in Cardington, Bedfordshire, UK.
Bombardier and RwandAir announce delivery of first dual-class Q400 NextGen aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace has delivered new dual-class Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft to RwandAir of Kigali, the national airline of Rwanda.
The sky is not the limit - the highest altitude passenger planes
High altitude operations ensure less congested flight paths and better performance for passenger aircraft. Aerospace-technology.com lists 10 of the world's best high altitude passenger airplanes.
Terror in the air - the deadliest airplane crashes
The 20th century witnessed many horrific airplane accidents - the collision of two aircraft in Tenerife in 1977 being amongst the worst. Aerospace-technoogy.com profiles the 10 deadliest airplane crashes.
Airbus to raise A320 aircraft production to 46 per month by Q2 2016
Airbus is set to raise the output of its A320 aircraft family to 46 per month in the second quarter of 2016, from the current monthly rate of 42.
Falcon Aviation Services signs deal for Bombardier CS300 aircraft
Falcon Aviation Services has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to purchase one Bombardier CS300 aircraft, with an option for another, in a deal that makes the airline the first customer for CSeries family in the UAE.
Boeing delivers China Southern Airline's first 777-300ER aircraft
Boeing has delivered a new 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft to China Southern Airlines, the first aircraft of ten 777-300ERs ordered by the Asian airline.
Aircastle signs $900m deal with LATAM Airlines for eight Boeing 777-300ER aircraft
Lessor of passenger and freighter aircraft, Aircastle, has signed a $900m agreement with Latin American carrier LATAM Airlines Group to enter into purchase and leaseback transactions for eight Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.