Modified Beaver seaplane becomes first commercial aircraft to fly on all-electric propulsion.
Cathay Pacific has been forced to scale back operations and defer deliveries, while Hong Kong Airlines has had to seek more funds to ensure its survival.
Airbus and Boeing are betting on increased narrowbody use for long-haul flying, which comes at the expense of larger models that once dominated the segment.
Addressing the FAA’s safety oversight concerns could be a multiyear effort for Malaysia’s regulator, which is the latest in Asia to be downgraded.
Only a few months ago, Avianca Brasil had big plans, but it now has filed for bankruptcy.
Boeing and the UK’s ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. are pursuing composite waste recycling; an eight-member French consortium is developing biocomposites.
Although their earnings have been suffering recently, Asia’s low-cost carriers are continuing fleet replacement and growth with new narrowbody types.
Bombardier’s C Series, like Airbus in the past, has received illegal government subsidies.
Asia-Pacific airlines face fierce competition for expanding market
While Asia-Pacific demand continues to surge, intense competitive pressure is causing headaches for many carriers in the region.
After a turbulent 2017, airline consolidation in Europe will play out in an uncertain milieu
Political volatility, consolidation and continuing growth of LCCs are on the horizon for airlines in Europe in 2018.