Is it a bird or is it a plane? Airbus tests new ‘flapping’ wing-tips onboard AlbatrossOne scale-model

No, it is not April Fool’s Day, aerospace giant Airbus really has developed a scale-model aeroplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could ultimately…..

KLM joins forces with TU Delft to develop sustainable solution for the industry with new thoughts on aircraft design

Sustainability has, and will remain, a major talking point for aviation. You could not escape the subject during the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM…..

The value of aircraft orders – it is all a tale of smoke and mirrors

A rumoured Emirates Airline follow-up Airbus A380 order failed to materialise at the Dubai Air Show and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier selected the…..

New aircraft technology creates opportunities for smaller airports as city pairs proliferate

As the aviation industry develops there has been a general upgauging across multiple markets as they show maturity. Across Europe, the US and Latin America…..

The route revolution: how next generation aircraft are transforming global route maps

As technology advances, it changes the way the world connects, driving down the cost of air travel and offering aircraft with greater range and capabilities…..