Beating the Concorde – London to New York in 1 hour?
Beating the Concorde – London to New York in 1 hour?

If every thing goes as per plan, aviation giant Airbus is all set to change the way we travel across seas.

Watch: Passenger plane dangerously oscillates before touching runway
Watch: Passenger plane dangerously oscillates before touching runway

In what may have put the lives of many travellers in danger, a KLM Asia passenger jet was seen perilously swaying left and right while landing at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.

Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane
Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane

European aircraft maker Airbus believes the United States will be the biggest customer for its A400M military transport plane, despite a fatal crash involving one of them during a test flight last month.

Airbus says A400M to fly at Paris airshow

 Airbus said Wednesday its A400M would take part in the flying display at the Paris airshow next week, just over a month after one of the planes fatally crashed in Spain after a massive engine failure.

Airbus flies into Britain's 'Brexit' debate

European planemaker Airbus became the latest business heavyweight today to come out in favour of Britain remaining part of the European Union, as a debate over a planned referendum intensifies.

China set to delay maiden flight of C919 commercial jet: Sources

The maiden flight of China`s only homegrown commercial jet, the Comac C919, is behind schedule and delivery could be pushed back as much as two years, sources familiar with the programme said, dealing a blow to its push to challenge Airbus and Boeing.

Govt nod to Rs 11,930 cr Airbus-TATA consortium bid to replace Avro fleet

 The government tonight cleared the lone bid of Airbus-TATA consortium for replacing Indian Air Force's fleet of ageing Avro transport aircraft for Rs 11,930 crore besides approving Russia's offer to build Kamov Ka-226T helicopters under 'Make in India' initiative.

Airbus holds first A400M test flight since deadly crash

Airbus on Tuesday carried out the first test flight of a new A400M since one of the military transport planes crashed in Spain over the weekend, killing four people.

Airbus says will file criminal complaint over US spy claims

European aviation giant Airbus said Thursday it would file a criminal complaint against persons unknown following German media reports it had become the target of US industrial espionage.

Germany orders intelligence agency to fix flaws in operations

 The German government has ordered its foreign intelligence agency to address flaws in some of its operations, after Der Spiegel reported that agency officials indirectly helped US agencies spy on European firms such as defence manufacturer Airbus.

Poland picks Patriot missiles, Airbus choppers in defence upgrade

 Poland said on Tuesday it will hold exclusive talks with the US government on a multi-billion-euro Patriot missile contract and test Airbus helicopters in an unprecedented military upgrade amid heightened tensions with neighbouring Russia.

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France: PM Modi visits Airbus facility in Toulouse

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, visited the Airbus facility here on Saturday.

South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in USD 7.8 bn fighter deal

South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet.

Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline
Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline

The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said Friday amid reports he was severely depressed.

German airlines adopt two-person cockpit rule: Aviation body

German airlines have agreed to a new safety rule to keep two crew members in an airplane's cockpit at all times, the aviation association BDL announced on Friday.

Airbus offers full support to AirAsia flight probe

European aircraft manufacturing consortium Airbus has announced full support to the probe into the disappearance of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 while it was flying from Indonesia to Singapore Sunday, with 162 passengers on board.

Airbus says missing AirAsia plane was delivered in 2008

The AirAsia aircraft that went missing on Sunday on its way to Singapore from Surabaya in Indonesia was delivered to its operator in 2008 and had recorded 23,000 flight hours on 13,600 flights, manufacturer Airbus said in a statement.

Boeing outpaces Airbus in plane orders: Data

US aerospace group Boeing left European rival Airbus in its slipstream when booking new plane orders in the first half of the year, figures released today by Airbus showed.