China’s C919 jetliner showcased at Singapore Airshow
Asia’s biggest air show in Singapore is showcasing the first "made in China" passenger jet. Airline industry experts say it’s a new challenger for Airbus and Boeing. But the airliner has a long way to go before making a big impression wi...
Big orders soar at Singapore air show
Singapore has kicked off Asia's biggest aviation gathering with orders for China's COMAC and Boeing planes as the industry grapples with a rebound in post-health crisis travel demand in the face of severe supply constraints.
China's first homegrown airliner makes global debut
China's challenger to Airbus and Boeing's passenger jets, the narrow-body C919, made its international debut at the Singapore Airshow, as the Chinese plane-maker, COMAC, signals an interest in gaining more of a foothold in the aviation m...
More than 100 U.S. airports to get upgrades
The White House has announced its latest round of funding for upgrades to America's airports. In total, over 100 airports in 44 states are impacted and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law from 2021 is providing the funding.
Flight attendants picket at airports around the U.S.
About 150 flight attendants picketed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The picket is part of an international demonstration, one of the largest in aviation history, as flight attendants across the country demand better...
Two dead after plane crash-lands on Florida highway
Two people have died after a small jet attempted to make an emergency landing on a major interstate highway in south-west Florida, colliding with a vehicle and bringing traffic to a halt as a massive plume of black smoke rose into the air.
FAA chief testifies before U.S. House panel on aviation safety
Lawmakers in the U.S. are questioning the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) in hopes to assure the public that flying is safe and to ensure Boeing will be held accountable for its mechanical failures. The testimony com...
Three killed after plane crashes into Florida neighbourhood
Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a Clearwater, Florida mobile home park and set homes on fire, the Federal Aviation Administration has confirmed. Among the casualties, the pilot and two people on the ground.
Air travel disruptions grip Germany as airport workers strike
The staff who perform screening at airports have become the latest German workers to strike. Labor unrest is becoming more frequent in one of Europe’s largest economies. An estimated 200,000 passengers across 11 major airports were affec...
Researchers believe to have found Amelia Earhart's plane
Nearly 90 years later, researcher believe they may have found Amelia Earhart's plane. Using a deep sea submersible and sonar technology to track the ocean floor along the path of the historic pilot's last radio contact.
Boeing aircraft involved in mid-air incident returns to service
The Boeing 737 Max 9 is returning to service three weeks after a door blew off an Alaskan Airlines plane with passengers on board. The airline revealing every one of its aircraft have been inspected.
FAA approves Boeing Max 9 jets to return to service
The Federal Aviation Administration approved Boeing 787 Max 9 jets to reenter the skies after a series of emergencies, including one Alaska Airlines flight where the door flew off at 16,000 feet.
Russia claims Ukraine was warned about POW plane
A Russian lawmaker said Ukrainian military intelligence had been given a 15-minute warning before a Russian military plane carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war entered an area where it was shot down. Moscow accuses Kyiv of downing the air...
Russia, Ukraine trade blame at U.N. over downed plane
Russia and Ukraine traded accusations over the crash of a military transport plane that Moscow said was carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war and was shot down by Kyiv’s forces, another heated episode in the information war that has been a...
New report blames Boeing for Alaska Air crisis
An apparent whistleblower report calls plane maker Boeing's production system a "rambling, shambling disaster waiting to happen." It claims the company is entirely responsible for this month's mid-air blowout on an Alaska Airlines flight.
Boeing attempts damage control in meeting with Congress
Boeing is pausing 737 production at its Renton, Washington, factory so employees can take part in a work session focused on quality control. That's as frustration grows with Boeing's manufacturing problems.
Russia accuses Ukraine of downing plane carrying POWs
Russia accused Ukraine of shooting down a military plane it said was carrying 65 Ukrainian soldiers set to be freed in a prisoner swap. The IL-76 plane was traveling from an air base near Moscow to the border city of Belgorod when it was...
Boeing faces scrutiny from United, Alaska Airlines
Boeing Co. faces increasing scrutiny from the CEOs of United Airlines Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc. following the midair blowout of a panel on one of its 737 Max 9 aircraft earlier this month.
Boeing CEO meets with U.S. lawmakers after midflight blowout
Boeing's CEO Dave Calhoun is answering questions from U.S. senators this week in wake of an incident earlier this month in which a plug door blew off a 737 Max 9 plane midflight.
FAA adds more Boeing planes to inspection list
The FAA is adding another plane to its inspection list. The agency is recommending airlines "visually inspect mid-exit door plugs to ensure the door is properly secured on Boeing 737-900 ER aircrafts.
U.S. watchdog orders checks on more Boeing jet doors
The U.S. aviation watchdog recommended airlines operating Boeing 737-900ER jets inspect door plugs to ensure they are properly secured, after some operators reported unspecified issues with bolts upon inspections.
Flying taxis take to the sky in South Korea
South Korea is taking the first steps in developing an aerial public transport system. It’s hoping to begin commercializing flying taxis by the end of next year.
Boeing cargo plane catches fire midair
A Boeing cargo plane operated by Atlas Air caught fire mid-flight, prompting an emergency landing in Miami.Atlas Air Flight 5Y095 experienced an engine malfunction shortly after departing from Miami International Airport on Thursday nigh...
Boeing 737 Max 9 jets begin new inspection protocols
Alaska Airlines begins new inspection and quality control procedures for the Boeing 737 Max 9 jets two weeks after a panel flew off one of their planes mid-flight.
Moon mission delayed after fuel leak
The latest moon mission was delayed recently after a rocket from Pittsburg based Astrobotic Technology experienced a fuel leak during launch. It is the latest setback as both NASA and private companies try to get to the moon together.
NASA engineers unveil new supersonic jetliner
Lots of fighter jets have top speeds more than twice the speed of sound, but flying that fast is banned for airliners because it creates a sonic boom. Now NASA is rolling out a quiet experimental aircraft, the X-59 Quesst, that could hel...
JetBlue-Spirit deal blocked on antitrust grounds
A federal judge in Boston found that JetBlue Airways can't complete its $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines based on antitrust grounds.
Boeing's uncertain legacy following 737 Max crises
Boeing's name and its troubled 737 Max model are linked to some of the worst aircraft safety and design failures in recent aviation history, the company needs to rebuild a lot of trust to save their reputation.
Passengers sue Boeing after Alaska Airlines emergency
Six passengers who were aboard the Alaska Airlines flight that had a door plug blow out at 16,000 feet are suing Boeing for various reasons.