Airplanes

Boeing sees ghost of Airbus ascent

Two words underpin Boeing's decision to launch a US trade complaint against Bombardier, which plunged it into a row with Canada earlier this month: …

Airbus

Russia's MC-21 a challenge to Boeing, Airbus? | Business | DW | 29.05.2017

A new Russian medium-haul passenger jet has successfully completed a first test flight. But whether the MC-21 will really be able to compete with …

Airbus

Elvis' private jet auctioned for $430,000 after sitting on a runway for 35 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years.<p>The plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at a California event featuring celebrity memorabilia, GWS Auctions Inc. said.<p>The buyer was not disclosed in the sold note …

Elvis Presley

Quiz: Test your planespotting skills

Did you know that’s a Boeing 767? Take our quiz to hone those planespotting skills! (Photo: InSapphoWeTrust / Flickr)<p><b>Over the last week we ran our</b> …

Airbus

This is the cheapest private jet in the world - and it's a true game-changer

The Airbus A380 superjumbo may be the next big thing in private jets, but the tiny Cirrus Vision Jet is the next game-changer.<p>At $1.96 million, the …

Lifestyle

Any Electronics Ban On Airliners Now May Include Flights Originating In The USA

In comments made today by Homeland Secretary John Kelly, it appears that not only is an electronics ban imminent, it may extend beyond the original …

Airlines

It was reported that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud had bought an A380. Was it ever delivered and where is it now?

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Delta's first A350 takes to the air - Economy Class & Beyond

Let’s turn our attention back to the Airbus A350 family, and to Delta Air Lines, who are waiting for their first plane.<p>This aircraft conducted its …

Airbus

Woman 'high on cocaine crashed Ferrari in Ibiza then tried to escape on Londoner boyfriend's private jet'

A woman crashed a British-reg Ferrari in Ibiza while high on cocaine then tried to escape the party island on a private jet belonging to her Londoner …

Crime

TSA PreCheck additions: Singapore, Turkish and Silver among new airlines

The Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program continues to expand to more airlines. The agency announced Thursday that seven more airlines are now included.<p>The newly eligible carriers – a mix of big and small, foreign and domestic – are Copa Airlines, Dominican Wings, InterCaribbean …

Airbus

Airbus Infinito Cabin Benefits From Pagani Goodness

The breathtaking cabin concept before you is called<b> Airbus Infinito</b> and it’s the result of a surprising collaboration between the French aircraft …

Airbus

Drunk man jailed for 9 years after smoking on airplane and setting toilet alight

More than 200 people were aboard the flight as it cruised at 33,000ft, and the pilot made a Mayday call.<p>A drunken smoker who started a fire on an …

Aviation

Etihad Takes Delivery Of Its 10th (And Last) A380

Etihad began A380 service in December 2014 (I was lucky enough to be on their inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to London), making them one of the more …

Airbus

How to score the best seat on a plane

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Airlines

Worker attached to aircraft during taxi

- AAP<p>A ground worker at a NSW airport got the fright of his life when the Jetstar plane he was working on started its engines and began to taxi - …

Aviation

Debris found after Mull of Kintyre aircraft crash

<b>Debris has been found in the hunt for a light aircraft which crashed off the Scottish coast.</b><p>Rescuers were called to the scene, two miles off Skipness in the Mull of Kintyre, at about 15:45 BST on Thursday.<p>It is not known how many people were travelling on the aircraft or what kind it was.<p>A …

Aviation

These are the Best Airplane Seats for You, According to Frequent Flyers

Traveling isn’t always pretty or cheap, for that matter. But with more and more experts weighing in on the best days to book your flight and …

Airlines

Battling for overhead luggage space? These students may have found a solution

The battle between your legroom and your carry-on is over.<p>For years, passengers on planes have had to grapple not only with tight overhead compartments, but also with shoving their carry-ons below the seats in front of them: sacrificing precious foot space.<p>Now, a group of students from the …

Airlines

Piece of Qantas history lands at final destination in the outback

A piece of Qantas history from the 1940s, touted as a major attraction for an outback Queensland museum, has reached its final destination.<p>The …

Aviation

The Airbus A380 superjumbo is the next big thing in private jets

The Airbus A380 has officially found a new lease on life as an ultra-luxurious private jet.

Airbus

Emirates to move Beijing to double-daily A380s - Economy Class & Beyond

It seems what works for one location will work for another, with Emirates to take its service to Beijing and convert it into a double-daily A380 …

Airbus

This new Airbus jet gives you a view of the sky above

For the vast majority of air travelers, a jet is just a big metal tube that delivers you to your eventual destination, but for wealthy among us, a …

Airbus

A Texas billionaire wants to build a supersonic business jet

A 12-seat business jet may be the first civilian airplane to break the speed of sound since the Concorde’s last flight in 2003.<p>Aerion Corp., a plane maker backed by Texas billionaire Robert Bass, an heir of an oil fortune and the company’s chairman, this week said it plans to power its needle-nosed …

Business Jet

This is what it's like inside a private jet designed for billionaires

Airbus just revealed the ideal private jet home in the sky — for anyone who has $87 million or so to spare.<p>The new Infinito cabin for the ACJ319neo, …

Business Jet

Is it too early to bury the A380?

<i>Airbus A380 is big, beautiful, and notoriously problematic when it comes to airport availability and – most importantly – profitability. For some,</i> …

Aviation

Take a Ride in the World's Most Affordable Private Jet

After 10 years of development and $100 million investment, Duluth-based Cirrus is ready to ramp up production of its newest aircraft, the SF-50 Vision Jet<p>At about 20,000 feet above the Hudson River along the west side of Manhattan, the Vision Jet zips through the clouds at 300 miles per …

Aerospace

Coming Soon To Airports Near You: Fast Hybrid-Electric Aircraft For Everyone

What if quiet flights from nearby airports could get you places much faster and for less than today ? What if air transit could be as simple as …

Aviation

How The Private Jet Set Are Doing Memorial Day

According to CheapOair, the most popular destinations for Memorial Day are Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, San Francisco and Denver. The online travel agency also predicts 2017 will be the busiest pre-summer holiday weekend ever. With new security …

Aviation

The Best New Private Jets At EBACE 2017

<b>The European Business Aviation Convention 2017 is the world's premier private jet show, where exhibitors from around the world come to show off their</b> …

Aviation

A Storage Compartment at Your Feet Wins Airbus Innovation Competition

It's an effective solution to the eternal scramble for overhead bin space.<p>Left to its own devices, Airbus has been known to think outside the box—for better (yes please, jet-lag-ending A350) and for worse (no thanks, patents that look more like torture devices than airplane seating arrangements). …

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