Aircraft

Supersonic drama: the story of South Korea’s new fighter jet

South Korea’s new fighter jet, the KF-21, generated quite a bit of drama during its development. But what part did...

Avolon signs deal with JAL for electric air taxis in Japan ‌

‌Japan Air Lines will buy or lease up to 100 electric air taxis from Avolon, part of plans for an electric ride sha...

Airbus v Boeing in China: who has the upper hand? | Data

Airbus and Boeing are trying to outcompete each other everywhere. But what about China? How do the two giants fare there...

Cathay Pacific passenger traffic decreased in September 2021

Cathay Pacific saw a slight decrease in passenger traffic during September 2021....

Reports on Malaysian fighter jet tender: Tejas in, JF-17 out

The Malaysian press reports that six jets are participating in the country's light combat aircraft tender – an...

Anthony’s story: How a piece of a Boeing 747 tailfin inspired a business idea

Anthony Friedl creates an aircraft fuselage skin recycling company and captured the attention of thousands of collectors...

Captain Farah’s story: “I don't want the new generation to suffer”

Captain Farah Khan Pethe reveals how she has used the experience, skills and knowledge gained during her extensive aviat...

The pandemic rollercoaster: from cabin crew to COVID-19 nurse to pilot

A cabin crew member and a pilot, Silke Anckaert shares her challenging experiences during the pandemic.  ...

Student pilot Joanne launches sustainable soap business during pandemic

Student pilot Joanne Milne was forced to discontinue her training during Covid, but managed to use lockdown time wisely...

American Airlines Captain publishes poetry book to help pilots during Covid

Captain Linda Pauwels has released a haiku poetry collection dedicated to supporting pilots made redundant during the CO...

Top 10 failed fighter jets

Let's take a look at the ten of the most interesting and most promising fighter jets that failed for one or another...

The top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021

Here is the list of the top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021, in terms of their area size....

Taiwanese jets scramble as Chinese aircraft enter Taiwan’s air defense zone

Two dozen Chinese military aircraft flew near Taiwan on Thursday in an apparent show of force.  ...

Iran Air passengers forced to spend a night on a plane due to delays

An Iran Air flight from VIA was delayed for 19 hours after passengers had already boarded. For much of the wait, they we...

Reports on Malaysian fighter jet tender: Tejas in, JF-17 out

The Malaysian press reports that six jets are participating in the country's light combat aircraft tender – an...

Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300ER engine catches fire after takeoff from LAX

A Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300ER suffers engine failure and catches fire after taking off from LAX.  ...

Italian plane comes under fire as it takes off from Kabul airport

 An Italian military transport plane came under fire as it flew out of Kabul airport....