The new patent would be of particular help to disabled passengers
Q: I’m interested in the Airbus A380. Why do you think that no US airlines have ordered the “superjumbo”, and what is its long-term future?
There are plans to build 600 jets over the next 20 years at a cost of $110 million each
The PM is to get an official plane – just what he needs the week before a spending review. But compared to political peers abroad, his wings are clipped, says Simon Calder
The European commercial aircraft manufacturer opens its first plant in the US
Investigators have been unable to trace or established what the ‘bright silver rugby ball shaped’ object, which came within feet of the cockpit, was
A 49-year-old man will appear in court today charged over an alleged bomb threat hoax that led to an aircraft being diverted.
EADS, the aircraft manufacturer which last year was forced to scrap a merger with British defence giant BAE Systems, is cutting 5,800 jobs as it attempts to cope with governments slashing spending.
Passengers at Heathrow surprised to find themselves aboard British Airways' newest plane - the Airbus A380
Airbus Group will combine its defence and space activities in one division with Airbus Military transporters
The delivery follows that last week of two Boeing Dreamliner aircraft as part of a £10bn British Airway's plan to upgrade its long-haul fleet
More than half of the plane is made up of lightweight carbon-fibre
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
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.
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
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.