Two separate crashes within five months led the latest generation of the world’s most successful commercial airliner to be grounded. As Boeing begins a pivotal week of flight safety tests, Thomas Haynes analyses the details of a saga that has lasted nearly 500 days already.
Yesterday, the aircraft that is used to transport the UK prime minister and other government officials was rolled out of the paint shop and revealed to the world for the first time. But how are aircraft painted and why did it cost £900,000?
As COVID-19 swept across the world and passenger aircraft were grounded, the vital air freight capacity they provide was decimated. Airlines started scrambling for ways to continue to carry cargo without flying empty jets. Thomas Haynes speaks to Airbus about how they helped to solve this problem.
There’s storm brewing...