Investigators have been unable to trace or established what the ‘bright silver rugby ball shaped’ object, which came within feet of the cockpit, was
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Saturday 15 June 2013
The Airbus A350, Europe's answer to Boeing's Dreamliner, took to the air for the first time yesterday, making its maiden flight out of Toulouse where it is assembled.
Friday 14 June 2013
More than half of the plane is made up of lightweight carbon-fibre
Saturday 08 June 2013
The man who pays his way
Saturday 01 June 2013
On the day its first Dreamliner touched down in the UK, Tui Travel yesterday agreed a multi-billion-pound deal to buy more Boeing jets.
Friday 31 May 2013
Any traveller who normally revels in the formidable safety record of UK airlines, and cheerfully obeys the crew’s injunction to “sit back, relax and enjoy the flight”, may grip the armrests a little more tightly next time they board a narrow-bodied Airbus.
Failure of 'walk-around inspection' blamed for British Airways' Heathrow emergency landing after engine caught fire
Friday 31 May 2013
Airline hopes to avoid £10m compensation bill
Friday 31 May 2013
The fan cowl doors from both engines detached as the aircraft left the runway at Heathrow, puncturing a fuel pipe on the right engine, the report said
Thursday 30 May 2013
The British Airways plane in last week's dramatic emergency at Heathrow landed after pilots shut down one engine and the other engine was on fire, according to an official American accident investigation team.
The return of Eyjafjallajokull: Easyjet to drop a tonne of Icelandic volcanic ash into the air in bid to test flight warning system
Thursday 09 May 2013
Low cost carrier Easyjet plans to disperse ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which caused travel chaos in 2010, later this year and carry out tests using an aircraft warning system designed to detect ash clouds
Tuesday 23 April 2013
British Airways has ordered 18 new Airbus A350 aircraft as part of a move to phase out a fleet of 30 Boeing aircraft over the next 10 years.
Friday 12 April 2013
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is to offer extra-wide seats to cater for super-sized passengers in an effort to match “trends in demographics.”
Friday 05 April 2013
Cold-hating Britons seeking last-minute sunshine abroad are set to help easyJet almost halve its first-half losses.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
The Government will drive £2.5bn of investment into key industries such as aerospace, cars and agricultural technology over the next seven years in an attempt to put Britain at the forefront of global manufacturing.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
EADS drew a line under its failed merger with BAE Systems as Airbus aircraft maker reported a 19 per cent jump in full-year profits.
Friday 15 February 2013
It has already cost Airbus some £10bn to develop the A350
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