Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane made its first un-powered flight over the California desert early Sunday, an important milestone before powered testing of the commercial tourist spacecraft begins next year.
British Airways on Sunday announced a new twice-a-week year round service from Gatwick Airport in England to San Juan in Puerto Rico from March 28, 2011.
Israel will purchase 20 fifth-generation F-35 stealth jets from the U.S. for almost $2.75 billion, receiving the first jet some time between 2015 and 2017, at $96 million per plane.
Continental Airlines and TAP Portugal on Friday announced they will begin code-share flights to several destinations in the United States, Central America, Europe and Africa.
Air Canada and United Continental Holdings, Inc. on Thursday announced that the airlines have agreed to form a revenue-sharing joint venture.
U.S.-based AerSale on Thursday announced the purchase of a fleet of 19 Boeing 747-400s from Japan Air Lines. The fleet of passenger planes is powered by CF6-80C2B1F engines.
India’s Defense Ministry on Thursday announced that it has agreed to buy 250 to 300 Sukhoi PAK FA jets for approximately $30 billion.
US Airways Flight 1070 to Bermuda was evacuated at the gate in Philadelphia when an unauthorized person was seen on the tarmac.
American Airlines and British Airways will begin operating a shuttle-type operation between New York and London-Heathrow, with flights departing every 30 minutes during evening hours.
The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) on Wednesday announced that the Islamic country is planning and preparing all necessary technological grounds to send a man into space by 2022, the state-run Fars news agency reported.
American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia on Wednesday announced new routes and additional frequencies that represent the official start of their joint business between North America and Europe.
Charter operator Vision Airlines has announced the introduction of twice-daily scheduled service between their Atlanta base and Louisville beginning December 13th.
Following better-than-expected success on its Caribbean and Florida routes in 2010, British Airways will increase service to many of these destinations for the summer of 2011.