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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Tuesday 17 July 2012
A French investigating judge is examining evidence that the Rio-Paris airbus crash might have been prevented if the pilots had been briefed on a terrifying incident the previous year.
Sunday 15 July 2012
Saturday 14 July 2012
An Iraqi man arrested at Stansted Airport after he helped to hijack an airliner has won the latest round of his 16-year fight to stay in the UK.
Friday 13 July 2012
An Iraqi man arrested at Stansted Airport after taking part in the hijack of an airliner today won the latest round of a 16-year fight to stay in the UK.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Boeing clinched the first big deal of this year's Farnborough International Airshow yesterday with a firm, $7.2bn (£4.6bn) order to supply 75 of its redesigned 737 Dreamliner planes to Air Lease Corporation, the US plane leaser.
Sunday 08 July 2012
UK jobs threatened as US aircraft builder's boss vows to be on top for 'a number of years'
Friday 22 June 2012
More than 300 jobs are facing the axe after it emerged work on air tanker refuelling planes for the Ministry of Defence will be moved to Spain.
Friday 15 June 2012
The Government is investing £6.5m in 16 new research and development projects in an attempt to help boost the struggling manufacturing sector.
Friday 13 April 2012
Umeco, the manufacturer behind the strong but light composite material used to build every Formula One car on the grid, was yesterday sold to a rival for £274m.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
David Cameron today welcomed a £326m order for Airbus from an Indonesian airline.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Work to build the first of British Airways' new fleet of superjumbos started today in a boost to the airline's plans to fly more long-haul passengers.
Friday 23 March 2012
The man who pays his way
Tuesday 13 March 2012
The US government funnelled at least $2.6bn in illegal subsidies to aeroplane maker Boeing through the space agency Nasa for the development of Boeing's new Dreamliner aircraft, the World Trade Organisation ruled last night.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Saturday 18 February 2012
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou set the scene for a stormy annual general meeting of easyJet next Thursday as the company's founder saidhe would vote against there-election of a string ofdirectors and its pay report.
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