Qantas Airways is suspending all Airbus A380 flights after an engine failure forced one of the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Singapore.
"Safety is our number one priority," says Qantas CEO Alan Joyce. "We are suspending all A380 flights until we have sufficient information, until we are completely confident that all Qantas safety standards are met."
Ryanair launched its 2011 Ryanair Cabin Crew Charity Calendar, in support of German charity “Tafel” which provides food to people in need all over Germany, many of them children and teenagers suffering poverty and malnutrition.
Airbus Helicopters beleaguered Super Puma family has received more bad news as one of the type s biggest operators gained approval to shed the vast majority of its fleet and the Airbus Group chief executive detailed the scale of the grounding crisis.
Airbus is now considering general aviation designs with up to 19 seats with hybrid-electric power after meeting with potential development partners among a small group of traditional US small aircraft manufacturers, a senior executive tells Flightglobal.
The US Air Force will not determine how many B-21 bombers are needed for the fleet until the first aircraft is fielded in the 2020s, according to the service s deputy chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration.