Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet makes emergency landing at Gatwick

A Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet en-route from London to Las Vegas on Monday turned back midway and made a dramatic but safe, emergency landing at the Gatwick airport in the UK after developing a landing-gear fault.

Weather holds up Endeavour`s flight

Bad weather is holding up the transfer of the shuttle Endeavour from Florida to California where it will be displayed, NASA said Sunday.

Chinese plane flies on biofuel

Air China Friday conducted the first trial flight of a passenger plane powered by a mix of biofuel and traditional aviation fuel.

Boeing to take $1 bn charge on 747 production costs

Boeing Co, its reputation tarnished by the troubled 787 Dreamliner programme, said Tuesday that it would delay the first flight and delivery of its 747-8 Freighter and take a USD 1 billion charge because of high production costs.