Airbus tests whether Europe’s busiest airport ready for superjumbo
People watch the landing of an Airbus A-380-841 aircraft at the exhibition ground of the ILA 2006 Berlin Air Show Berlin's Schoenefeld airport May 17, 2006. The ILA 2006 Berlin Air Show runs until May 21, 2006.
The world’s biggest passenger jet, the Airbus A380, lands at London’s Heathrow Airport Thursday to test whether Europe’s busiest airport can handle the massive airliner.
JAKARTA (AFX) - Indonesian airlines are not allowed to import Boeing 737-200 aircraft for safety reasons following a number of accidents involving such planes, Investor Daily reported citing Transportation Minister Hatta Radjasa.
TOULOUSE, France -- Airbus SAS, acknowledging that the proposed redesign of the A350 plane is a failure, plans to spend $10 billion to develop a new 300-seat plane, said three people with direct knowledge of the matter.
"A concept aircraft currently under development at Boeing’s Phantom Works Research and Development unit might be the largest airplane to ever fly, but it won’t set any altitude records. Its called the Pelican and it would have a normal cruising altitude of only twenty feet because it uses the concept of ground effect to achieve lift.