There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – t...
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 ...
An Air India Boeing 787-8 is grounded through at least 23 August while GE Aviation inspects a potential fault in the accessory gearbox of both GEn...
US regulators have issued the special conditions for approving lithium-ion battery installation on the Airbus A350-900.
United Airlines will open a Boeing 787 pilot base at San Francisco International airport in September, as it continues to expand its fleet of Dreamli...
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will be expanding two of its production facilities for the 787 programme, to keep up with Boeing's plan to increase ...
United Airlines has converted seven of its eight remaining Boeing 787-8 orders to the larger 787-10, as it prepares to take its first 787-9.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has set 7 August as the date it will begin operating the Boeing 787-9 aircraft on a regular, scheduled basis.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalised an order with Boeing for 40 widebody aircraft comprising 20 777-9X aircraft, 14 787-9s, and six 777-300ERs.
Boeing will conduct final assembly of the 787-10 at its facility in North Charleston, South Carolina beginning in 2017.
Air New Zealand (ANZ) will begin using its newly-delivered Boeing 787-9 aircraft on an ad hoc basis, starting in August.
Air Europa is confident that it can build on its strategy to connect Europe with Latin America after its successful turn-around last year, and exp...
All Nippon Airways will become the first carrier in the world to operate the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
Boeing blames a wiring redesign on the KC-46A programme for a $272 million forward loss announced on 24 July in a second quarter earnings filing, ...
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.