Airbus Launches Hydrogen Engine Demonstration Program

Airbus on Wednesday announced that it will be teaming up with the world's largest jet engine manufacturer, CFM International, to collaborate on a program to produce and test a hydrogen-powered jet engine. CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines.  The collaboration will conduct…

Airbus Launches New Subsidiary

On Monday, Airbus — the prominent, European aircraft manufacturer — announced the launch of Airbus Atlantic, which will become their new wholly-owned subsidiary. The combination of Airbus' two major production sites located in Nantes, France and Montoir-de-Bretagne, France with Stelia Aerospace — their seat design and manufacturing subsidiary — will…

Opinion: Is This The End For Jumbo Jets?

Taking a flight down memory lane to the aviation market in the 1960s and all the way till the early 2000s, airlines then needed bigger aircraft capacity to ferry as many passengers as possible for a variety of reasons that still exists today - from weeding out the competition to…

Emirates Takes Delivery of Final A380

Emirates took delivery of MSN272 on Thursday, 21 years after betting on the model as its launch customer during the 2000 Farnborough Air Show, when the aircraft was still being presented as A3XX, thus marking the end of the production line of the largest passenger aircraft in history. A total…

British Airways Schedules More A380 Destinations

Coming just on the heels of British Airways resuming Airbus A380 service to LAX, according to theaeronetwork, the airline has announced the resumption of four A380 destinations in the U.S. that are slated to begin this coming spring and summer: Boston, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Chicago. Dallas Ft. Worth…

Qantas Resumes International Flights Amid Border Reopening

Australia —  having been dubbed a nickname as the "hermit kingdom"  because of its strict border restrictions — is finally able to reconnect with the world after reopening its borders. The eventful reopening has allowed for the Australian flag carrier to reactivate its scheduled international flights from Melbourne, allowing for…

Qantas’ First A380 Returns Home, Expands Its Regional Brand

The Airbus A380 — regarded as the long-haul, flagship aircraft in the Qantas fleet — was initially planned to be returned home in Australia by mid-December and prepared for operations in the next year. As Australia accelerates its reopening, Qantas wants to further cut the superjumbos' hibernation period and get…

Emirates A380s Are Returning To Sydney

Ever since the news came about of Australia's borders being re-opened to international travelers from November onwards, several airlines – such as Hawaiian Airlines and Singapore Airlines, as well as national carrier Qantas – have made scheduled changes in their network for flight service resumptions in and out of Australia.…

Singapore Airlines A380 Will Return To Sydney, Scoot Supports Reuniting…

Ever since news came of the return of Singapore Airlines Airbus A380s into service began to spread, many passengers have been patiently anticipating where the aircraft would be flying to. For the first destination, the Star Alliance airline member had planned for Singapore-London to be the first long-haul route reinstated…