Aviation News

China Confirms Order of 140 Airbus Jets Worth $17 Billion

China's 'Big Three' state airlines pledged to buy a total of 292 Airbus jets in July, making it the biggest…

5 months ago

India’s SpiceJet Shares Fall After Safety Violations Curb Flights

The airline's stock fell as much as 9.3% early on Thursday before paring some losses to be 6% down

8 months ago

China Approves Civil Helicopter AC352, But Not Airbus Model

The AC352 is the locally made variant of the Airbus H175, approved under a joint production agreement, but the H175…

8 months ago

China’s Avic Test-Flies Autonomous Helicopter – SCMP

The test flight of the Avic AR-500BJ near Qingdao suggests small autonomous helicopters could operate over the ocean

8 months ago

China’s Homegrown Airliner Nearly Ready for Take-Off

Designed to compete directly with the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus 320neo families, the C919 aircraft programme has faced a…

8 months ago

South Korea’s KAI Makes First Combat Jet Sale to NATO Member

The FA-50 fighter jets are part of a package that includes 180 K2 Black Panther tanks and howitzers from South…

8 months ago

China Aviation Sector Growth a Boon for Europe’s Airbus

The planemaker sees the middle class growing by 2 billion people to 63% of the world’s population by 2040, with…

8 months ago

Indonesia’s Garuda Bids to Delay Vote on Debt Overhaul

CEO Irfan Setiaputra says two extra days are needed to finalise administrative matters and harmonise the input of stakeholders on…

9 months ago

Singapore to Launch Sustainable Jet Fuel Credit System

The scheme, launched by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Singapore Airlines and state asset fund Temasek, will sell…

10 months ago

Boeing 737’s Return to China Prompts Planemaker to Raise Funds

Logjams have hurt Boeing's cash flow while debt has soared, raising fears among investors of a potential credit rating downgrade…

11 months ago

China Eastern to Replenish Jet Fleet After $2.2bn Share Sale

The total list price of the new aircraft is about $4.38 billion and the share sale would also be used…

11 months ago

Electric Aircraft Makers Eye Take-Off in Japan – Nikkei Asia

Rolls Royce is tying up with the aerospace industry to build aircraft and vehicles that are powered by its electric…

11 months ago