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Airbus Is Being Investigated by UK Fraud Authorities

A criminal investigation is likely to dent Airbus's reputation and hand an advantage to U.S. rival Boeing.

Qantas Has Eight More A380s On Order, But has Little Use for Them

For any airline not called Emirates, A380s work best for the biggest cities, such as London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney and Shanghai. For most other places, they have too many seats.

JetBlue will Add New Jets, While Eyeing Transatlantic routes

There's a big difference between talking about trans-Atlantic routes and actually starting them. But it seems JetBlue is taking the prospect of Europe seriously.

As Global Demand Slows, Airlines Defer Widebody Jet Orders

Airlines tend to follow each other, so expect more carriers to defer orders for big jets in the near future.

Global Airlines Flirt with Adding Chinese and Russian-made Jets

Russian and Chinese manufacturers have not yet produced airplanes that rival Boeing or Airbus in quality. But over time, because of considerable government funding, that could change.

Jumbo Jets Facing Demise With Stretched-Out Boeing 777

With oil prices at relatively depressed levels, Airbus will do its best to ensure that jumbo jets hang in there but over the long term more fuel-efficient aircraft should rule the day for sustainability's sake.

Airbus Examines Live Data Streaming to End Riddle of Lost Planes

Costly or not, having live streaming of flight data would certainly help with investigations but also provide airlines with much more insight about where more efficiencies can be improved.

NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic Jet Travel

There's certainly demand for faster coast-to-coast and intercontinental flights. But airlines and aircraft manufacturers don't seem to want to develop the technology that could make it happen.

Building Airplane Toilets Isn’t Cutting It Anymore for Zodiac Aerospace

Just because airlines are placing large airplane orders doesn't mean part manufacturers can necessarily keep up with demand while maintaining high quality.

British Airways to Grow Fleet After Profit Leap in 2015

BA is the envy of every European airline right now.