Business

Tale of two companies: Airbus recovers as Boeing reels

The aviation industry is slowly recovering from last year's Covid-induced downturn, but European aircraft maker Airbus is having a smoother ride than American rival Boeing, which has endured a series of crises.

Energy & Green Tech

ESA acts to make air travel greener

Air passengers will soon be able to cut their carbon footprint when traveling on flights that are routed using satellites.

Business

Flying green will be more expensive

Under huge pressure to go green, the aviation industry needs to spend billions of dollars to become more climate-friendly in what risks ramping up fares and making air travel the preserve of the rich once again.

Security

Cybersecurity seen as rising risk for airlines after 9/11

After remaking their security procedures following the 9/11 attacks to stop airline hijackings, carriers are now faced with rising threats targeting computers and electronic equipment critical to their operations and safety.

Business

US fines Boeing $17 mn over production issues

Boeing agreed to pay a $17 million fine and enhance its supply chain and production practices after installing unapproved equipment on hundreds of planes, US regulators said Thursday.

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