Thousands of people have gathered at Airbus's Toulouse campus to watch the first flight of the aircraft manufacturer's A350.
A solar-powered aeroplane has landed in Phoenix after a flight from California that included several hours in the air after sundown.
When big airline operators are losing money it is no wonder that the smaller guys are cautious writes Phillip de Wet.
As the bank crisis and now the volcano shows, the world needs simpler, less inter-connected societies -- and fast.
World airline passenger traffic fell 3.1% in 2009, the biggest drop in aviation industry history, fuelled by the global financial downturn.
The charter industry is in decline but the rich can still afford private planes
First there were security estates, then golf estates, then polo estates and more recently farm estates.
Canberra has proposed that a carbon dioxide reduction target is set for airlines as part of the treaty that will emerge from the Copenhagen summit.