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 ...

First electric planes fly over English Channel

Jul 10, 2015

First electric planes fly over English Channel

Airbus flew its electric plane across the English Channel for the first time Friday, hours after a French pilot made a similar voyage in his electric plane — journeys seen as a symbolically important step toward making electronic flight viable in the long term. ...