Qantas: 40 Engine Swaps for Airbus A380s

Australia’s Qantas Airways says about 40 Rolls-Royce engines currently in use by Airbus A380 aircraft may need to be replaced. Of the 38 A380s in service now, 21 use the … Mehr»

First Chinese Jetliner Makes Debut

China’s aviation ambitions received a big boost as customers ordered 100 of its first commercial jetliner, the C919. State-owned manufacturer COMAC, or Commercial Aircraft Corp of China,... Mehr»

Airbus May Delay Delivery of New A380 Planes to Address Engine Issues

Delivery schedules for the Airbus A380 may be in jeopardy, after Rolls-Royce asked Airbus-maker EADS to return some engines from production lines. The engine-maker wants to use them to replace... Mehr»

European Plane Deal Worth Billions Threatened

EADS is threatening to pull out of the 20 billion Euro A400M military project if it doesn’t get more money. Higher costs and delays mean the A400M military planes are … Mehr»