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EU sends stark warning to airlines on post-Brexit flying

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British airlines will lose all flying rights to the European Union if there is no transition agreement after Brexit, the EU executive said on Tuesday, a stark reminder of the risks facing the aviation sector if there is no deal. (www.reuters.com) More...

Qatar Airways releases the inaugural flight video of its first A350-1000

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Qatar Airways' first Airbus A350-1000 launched its maiden flight on December 10, 2017, before a scheduled delivery at the end of the month. Qatar Airways has released a video of the inaugural flight. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

Airbus remains upbeat about A-380 superjumbo despite two-year sales drought

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A two-year sales drought for the flagship A-380 superjumbo may have increased pressure at Airbus to keep the programme flying, but the European plane maker remains upbeat about its long-term prospects. (www.straitstimes.com) More...

Canada makes clear Boeing must back down if it wants jet order

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If Boeing is excluded, potential winners include Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N), Dassault Aviation SA (AVMD.PA) and Airbus SE (AIR.PA). (www.reuters.com) More...

Passenger films bird flying directly into plane's engine

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A passenger on a plane preparing to take off from a German airport filmed the moment a bird flew into the aircraft's engine. The video, filmed aboard a Boeing 757 preparing to depart from Frankfort Airport, shows a bird fly directly into the engine, causing it to make an unusual noise. (www.facebook.com) More...