Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebod...
Despite collective order commitments of over 1,000 during the show, and more than 200 option commitments, total business announced during Farnborough ...
Eleven seats is now the difference in the lucrative heart of the narrowbody market.
It’s difficult to believe a man as busy as Ethiopian Airlines' Tewolde Gebremariam when he says he sleeps as soundly as a baby each night – but not al...
AerCap president Philip Scruggs has denied the existence of a global aircraft order bubble, arguing that manufacturers are too rational to allow a sit...
Airbus will be unable to compete in the 250-seat segment in future without offering a re-engined version of its A330, according to new research f...
When launch customers Air New Zealand, United Airlines and All Nippon Airways introduce their first 787-9s in the coming months, it will mark a waters...
Boeing is dismissing Airbus’s claim that the emergence of “mega-cities” will drive future demand for high-capacity transports including the A380.
The rivalry in the widebody sector is intense not because Airbus and Boeing have directly competing products, but because they do not. Each has a diff...
When GKN bought Volvo Aero in 2016 for £633 million ($1 billion), the UK-headquartered Tier 1 described the deal as transformational, a word it has g...
Despite owning some of the largest factory floors in the world, making room for the 737 Max requires prior planning, preparation and lots of elbow gre...
Not unlike the eve of the Paris air show last year, Bombardier enters the biannual industry gathering at Farnborough with a suspenseful silence hoveri...
Everything about how the Boeing 777X entered the market last November came layered with drama – some welcome, and some not.
Boeing is keen to reassure critics that its controversial partnership for success programme is not an attempt to grab a 15% discount from suppliers
On Boeing’s agenda for 787 programme in the second of 2014: almost double the rate of aircraft deliveries compared to the first half, usher the 787-9...
Virgin Atlantic has become the latest carrier to show an interest in the Airbus re-engined Airbus A330.
Seattle is coy on the progress of the tanker project, as budgets climb towards the red and first flight approaches
Etihad Airways’ plan to acquire a 49% stake in Alitalia is a step closer to fruition after the two carriers agreed the principal terms and conditions ...
UK aerospace naturally brings to mind names like Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, GKN and Airbus, but one industry major that shouldnt be left off the list ...
No one will confuse Southeast Asia’s long-haul, low-cost carriers with their staid, full service rivals. Campbell Wilson, chief executive of Singapore...
The Farnborough debut of Boeing’s latest 787 derivative has enabled details of the aircraft’s aerodynamic advances to be examined close up.
Airbus and Boeing widebody rivals took to the skies above Farnborough this week for the first time in more than 30 years, but the US participant was f...
Thai Airways has taken delivery of its first of eight Boeing 787 aircraft on 18 July, a -8 variant.
Any re-engining programme is about obtaining the maximum fuel efficiency benefit at the least cost while accepting certain compromises.
Boeing has learned lessons from its ill-fated decision to outsource so much of the 787’s design and production to first-tier suppliers, says chairman ...
BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins have won key roles in producing flight-control systems for the 777X family of aircraft, the suppliers disclosed today...
Virgin Atlantic has selected Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance to provide component and APU support for its on-order Boeing 787 flee...
Irish lessor Avolon has signed a memorandum of understanding for 15 Airbus A330-900neos.
Eastern Air Lines has signed a memorandum of understanding covering 20 Mitsubishi Regional Jets, and taken purchase rights for an additional 20.
Leasing company Avolon has tentatively signed to take six Boeing 787-9s, under an agreement it values potentially at $1.5 billion.
Boeing chief executive Ray Conner re-affirmed his confidence in the competitiveness of his product line-up against new competition in the form of...
Airbus expects to achieve a range of 6,200nm with its A330-900neo, which will be the first re-engined variant to market, while the -800neo will b...
Airbus could be poised to launch two versions of a re-engined A330 as early as tomorrow, as tantalising evidence mounts that the airframer will substa...
Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 aircraft has arrived in Auckland following a delivery flight from Seattle.
After the maiden flight of the initial development 787-9 – a Rolls-Royce Trent-powered version – in September last year, Boeing has completed a relati...
Air New Zealand is not ready to confirm if the launch of the Boeing 787-9 in commercial service will come with one of the Star Alliance carrier’s stra...
With the 10 July departure of Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 on its delivery flight to Auckland, the airline is anticipating a smooth entry...
Air New Zealand (ANZ) has taken delivery of the first Boeing 787-9 aircraft at a handover event in Everett on 9 July.
Qatar Airways has been forced to cancel plans to display its first Airbus A380 at the Farnborough air show, in the wake of continuing delivery delays.
Boeing has completed the legal delivery of the first 787-9 to launch customer Air New Zealand on schedule on 30 June, the company says.