Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane

Business Jul 20, 2019

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane

Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with "biomimicry" technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution. The European plane-maker's U.K. subsidiary sought to capture ...

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Business Jun 18, 2019

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker's all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. GE Aviation said it ...

JAL marks delivery of first new A350 passenger jet

Business / Corporate Jun 14, 2019

JAL marks delivery of first new A350 passenger jet

Japan Airlines received Friday its first delivery of a new Airbus A350 passenger jet at Tokyo International Airport, also known as Haneda airport. The delivery marks the first introduction in Japan of the cutting-edge jet manufactured by Airbus. The aircraft will be used for services connecting ...

Boeing records zero new 737 Max orders amid global grounding

Business Apr 10, 2019

Boeing records zero new 737 Max orders amid global grounding

Boeing Co.’s orders and deliveries sank in the first quarter, with zero new orders for the 737 Max following a worldwide grounding in March in the wake of two fatal plane crashes. The groundings forced Boeing to freeze deliveries of the Max, which had been ...