Air Shows

US travel industry launches plan to reverse tourism decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Travel industry representatives sounded an alarm Tuesday over declines in international tourism to the U.S. and announced plans to reverse the trend.<p>Organizers of the new Visit U.S. Coalition portrayed the decline as long-term, going back to 2015, and said they would work with the …

Business

Bi-Weekly Economic Review: A Weak Dollar Stirs A Toxic Stew

<i>Economic Reports</i><p>Employment<p>We received several employment-related reports in the first two weeks of the year. The rate of growth in employment has …

Economy

Boeing Exceeds Expectations

Boeing booked 265 orders and delivered 83 aircraft in December.<p>Boeing saw order book growing in 2017.<p>Boeing reached delivery target for the year.<p>In …

Business

As Delta awaits C Series, the airline's MD-88s will have to keep flying

Delta Air Lines still hopes to take delivery of Bombardier’s C Series jets – without paying tariffs up to triple the price of the planes – but the trade dispute is forcing the airline to spend a bit more than it expected to keep MD-88s flying in the meantime.<p>“Yes, we do know that we will not be …

Aviation

Blue Angels jet to visit Seattle in preparation for Seafair

SEATTLE - The roar of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will fill the Seattle skies Tuesday morning.<p>The Blue Angel's No. 7 jet is scheduled to land at the …

Seattle

Workhorse SureFly First Flight at CES Scrubbed

Ohio-based Workhorse planned a spectacular way to open the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, when the company …

Flying

Airbus reportedly offers China work on A380 as sales incentive

The European planemaker is in early talks on granting finishing and interiors work to the Asian nation if it commits to a significant new order for …

Aviation

Flight regulator releases details on fatal Cold Lake Air Show crash

A stunt pilot killed during a routine at the 2016 Cold Lake Air Show was in the middle of a low-altitude roll when the nose of his plane pitched …

Aviation

Brazil happy to ‘bless’ Embraer-Boeing tie-up, but not a takeover

Brazil’s defence minister says his government will give its “blessings” to any business “partnership or joint venture” between Embraer and US-based …

Aerospace

Pilot killed during 2016 Cold Lake air show was performing a low-altitude roll: TSB

A stunt pilot killed during a routine at the 2016 Cold Lake Air Show was in the middle of a low-altitude roll when the nose of his plane pitched …

Aviation

Mechanical issues, weather not factors in fatal Alberta air-show crash: report

EDMONTON — Mechanical issues and weather were not factors in the fatal crash of a private single-engine plane in front of horrified spectators at an …

Aviation

Amazing new military helicopters to look out for in 2018

2018 is going to be a big year for futuristic helicopters as new helos and next-generation designs emerge. These exciting new helicopters are becoming more powerful, flying far faster and even flying missions by themselves.<p>For the military, helicopters are absolutely crucial, and will only become …

Military

How did psychic predictions for 2017 play out?

Also in Barometer: anniversaries, openings and the bookies’ predictions for the year ahead<p>Did that happen?<p><i>What psychics foresaw for 2017:</i><br>— ‘Crash in euro, Denmark and Italy leaving the EU; North and South Korea becoming one country as Kim Jong-un is overthrown; a worldwide flu epidemic’<br>(Craig …

Kim Jong-un

Workhorse receives FAA certification for test flights of SureFly

Workhorse Group Inc., an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric mobility solutions to the …

Helicopters

Workhorse gets FAA certification for electric hybrid helicopter test flights

Workhorse (WKHS +4.4%) opens higher after receiving an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA that will allow the company to conduct …

Business

Boeing unveils drone capable of landing on aircraft carrier, as Navy competition heats up

Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its newest military aircraft, a large, stingray-shaped drone it hopes will win an intense Navy competition …

Military

Get Unlimited Lonely Planet Guidebooks with Kindle...

This year, I have again been able to have some great travels, even though a majority of them have been just between the US and Europe. But, my two …

Travel

Vertical Flight: A New Technology Frontier

Carrier-Based AEW<p>Lockheed Martin, with Thales and Leonardo, won a £269 million ($360 million) contract to develop and produce 10 …

Aerospace

Data Analytics Driving Efficiency in Commercial Aviation

Throughout 2017, data analytics platforms appeared among many aerospace companies’ major announcements and quarterly earnings calls, and air shows …

Big Data

Analysis: Boeing and Embraer Confirm Discussions on Potential Combination

<b>MIAMI —</b> Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal confirmed widespread reports that Boeing had held takeover discussions with Brazilian aircraft …

Aviation

New runway tempting air show back to Summerside

Air show asking for $150,000 from all levels of government<p>The Atlantic Canada International Air Show wants to come back to P.E.I., attracted by a …

Boeing And Airbus: Order Battle In November

Year to date, Boeing remains on top of Airbus in the order race.<p>Boeing ends up on top in November: 159 orders for Airbus versus 45 for Boeing.<p>Boeing …

Business

Don’t pay Miami-Dade mayor that whopping $324,000. He doesn’t deserve it.

If Greater Miami were in the league of world-class cities — as our local boosters, including the mayor, like to brag — we would have a reliable and …

Paris Air Show

In blow to Boeing, Delta orders 100 jets from Airbus valued at over US$12.7B

Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) says it is ordering 100 Airbus jets valued at more than US$12.7 billion with an option for 100 more, a deal that Boeing had …

Aviation

It's Deal Time for Boeing and Airbus as 2017 Draws to a Close

Boeing and Airbus are likely to finalize hundreds of aircraft orders over the next few weeks as part of the typical year-end rush.<p>Entering 2017, most …

Investing

3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years

Consider holding these promising businesses for the next quarter-century.<p>When we talk about buying stocks at The Motley Fool, we generally do so with</i> …

Stocks

Boeing 797 Postponed?

Boeing 797 EIS could be postponed to late 2027.<p>Postponing EIS fits timeline of aircraft development and technological readiness.<p>Chances of 767-300ER …

Business

Singapore Airshow 2018 to showcase emerging technologies, link start-ups to larger players

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airshow 2018, to be held from Feb 6 to 11, will focus on emerging technologies and give start-ups a platform to pitch their …

Innovation

Report: Canada to scrap Boeing fighter jet deal amid Bombardier trade spat

Canada appears set to cancel a fighter jet deal with Boeing, according to a Reuters report. If true, the move would raise the possibility that Boeing's controversial trade spat with Canadian rival Bombardier may have cost it a deal with up to $6 billion.<p>Citing three sources familiar with the …

Aviation

Japan Air Invests $10 Million in Concorde Successor

Boom Technology Inc., seeking to build a supersonic jet for passenger travel, got a $10 million investment from Japan Airlines Co. as the U.S. …

Aerospace