Mar 22, 2016

Airbus test flies its first U.S.-built jetliner over Gulf

European aircraft maker Airbus is conducting a test flight for its first airplane made in the United States. A twin-engine A321 passenger jet took off Monday from the company’s new assembly plant at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama. Airbus says the three-hour flight over ...

Jan 4, 2016

ANA may buy Airbus superjumbos for Japan-Hawaii routes

The operator of All Nippon Airways is considering purchasing three A380 superjumbo jet planes from Airbus SAS, according to informed sources. ANA Holdings Inc. would likely use the aircraft on routes connecting Japan and Honolulu, the sources said Monday. It hopes to include the ...

Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

Nov 1, 2015

Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition. The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed ...