Whether it is the Future Air Combat System (FCAS), Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) or simply Future Fighter, development of the next generation of combat aircraft is gaining momentum around the world, aiming for fielding in the 2030s and beyond.
Mixed feelings about defense spending growth by President Donald Trump and criticism by Democratic Party leaders spell uncertainty for defense spending.
Three years in, Trudeau government’s long-term strategy calls for a significant increase in defense spending through 2027, but has not cured annual budget woes.
While China Southern’s departure from SkyTeam is big news, the CAAC is driving for higher service standards.
Aviation Week’s 2019 MRO Fleet & Forecast predicts there will $300 billion In engine aftermarket expenditures in the next decade.
These executives at airframers, airlines other organizations will play important roles in the world's airline industry in 2019.
Japan’s defense ministry wants a big budget boost, partly to pay for ballistic-missile defense. The minister hints at even more spending in the future.
Airlines are nearing the 10th year of profitability since the industry recovered in 2010 from the 2008 global financial crisis, an unprecedented length of time.
Spending for 2019 is scheduled to rise 8.2%. Within that, the equipment, research and development budget will advance 13.7%.
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have not reached an agreement on KC-46 first delivery and how best to rectify deficiencies.