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Business 01 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Germany not scrapping plane programme

BERLIN: Germany is not considering cancelling the troubled Airbus Group SE A400M transport plane programme despite an ongoing series of problems, a German government source said yesterday.

Business 13 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

US Army likely to end Lockheed spy plane contract

BALTIMORE: The U.S. Army is expected to cancel a Lockheed Martin Corp. contract to build a new spy plane, according to industry and Pentagon officials, despite efforts by the defense contractor to solve problems that include lightening the plane's weight.

Business 30 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

FedEx plane catches fire at Memphis airport, 2nd plane emergency in 2 days

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) - A FedEx plane caught fire after landing at Memphis International Airport, the cargo company's second airplane emergency in two days.None of the crew members was hurt in either incident.

Business 04 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Swiss solar plane team eyes Mediterranean flight

GENEVA: The pilot at the helm of the world's most advanced solar-powered plane said Sunday he hopes to take the prototype across the Mediterranean next year before attempting a round-the-world flight in 2014.

Business 23 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

China Airlines cargo plane overshoots stop point

SEATTLE: A Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokeswoman says a cargo plane landing in snowy Seattle overshot its designated stopping point.

Business 25 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Boeing: New plane would be 20% more efficient

SEATTLE: Boeing says any new plane that replaces its hot-selling 737 could be 20 percent more fuel efficient.

Business 26 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Airbus to display A380 superjumbo plane at aerospace exhibit in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Airbus plans to display its double-decker A380, the world's largest passenger plane, at an Asian aviation exhibit in Singapore next month, the European plane maker said.

World 09 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Belgian airport reopens after plane crash kills family

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A small passenger plane crashed at Belgium's Charleroi airport on Saturday, killing five people and closing the international hub used by Ryanair for six hours just as thousands of people were due to go away on holiday.

Business 27 Apr 2017 | 10:59 PM

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

CHICAGO: United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage.

Corporate News 27 Jul 2016 | 11:11 AM

Airbus Group takes $1.5 bln hit for troop plane, A350 problems

PARIS: Airbus Group took a 1.4 billion euro ($1.5 billion) hit for problems with Europe's troubled A400M troop plane and its A350 jetliner on Wednesday, clouding better than expected quarterly profits.