Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

MH370 Debris

Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370. Malaysian investigators are expected in Reunion on Friday and the object, identified by aviation experts […]

Boeing Rumored to Win Big SpiceJet Order Along with Airbus

SpiceJet 737 MAX8

As per media sources, India-based SpiceJet Limited is in talks with The Boeing Company and Airbus Group SE to acquire about 100 new narrow-body aircraft for a contract value of $11 billion. This is a part of SpiceJet’s long-term business strategy that has saved the low-cost carrier from the brink of a financial crisis last […]

Singapore Airlines releases seven A350 jet orders back to Airbus

Singapore Airlines Airbus A350

Flagship carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) has agreed to a request from Airbus to release seven of its A350-900 widebody jet orders back to the aircraft manufacturer, the carrier said in a statement. This reduces the airline’s A350s on order to 63, it said, in a series of adjustments to orders and deliveries to meet the […]

Boeing could move work overseas due to Ex-Im Demise

737 Max

Boeing Company Chairman W. James McNerney startled a Washington audience on Wednesday by suggesting Boeing may need to move some operations offshore if the Export-Import Bank is not reauthorized. The federal agency’s charter expired June 30 due to opposition from conservative Republicans, leaving the nation’s sole export-credit agency with no authority to extend new credit […]

In an attempt to stay relevant, Airbus has established a base in booming Silicon

Oman Air Airbus A330

AIRBUS, European aerospace giant, is poised to take advantage of the digital revolution. Following a trip by the group’s management to Californian tech companies, Airbus has opted to create a “home base” in booming Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley is famous for being the petri dish of technological innovation: everything from the Facebook to the Stanford […]

Opinion: The Airbus A380NEO is a Good Idea

Emirates Airbus A380 (image courtesy of Emirates)

First things first; I am sick and tired of all the A380 hate. I get it; it’s not made by Boeing and doesn’t fit the U.S. major route network. Here’s the thing: that doesn’t make it a terrible aircraft and an absolute aviation sin. I am tired of reading comments from people saying, “Since Delta […]