Another Aviation Icon Goes Away
October 26 2014 11:27 AM
The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 was elegant, commercially doomed, and the last American rival to Boeing.
See The Newest Airbus Make Its First Flight
September 25 2014 11:35 AM
The A320neo, the latest model from the European consortium Airbus, took off for its maiden flight on Thursday.
F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Has Combat Debut In Syria
September 23 2014 12:10 PM
Born to shoot down Soviet jets, the Lockheed Martin plane sat idle for nine years before finding a mission.
After Scotland Vote, Watch Catalonia Next
September 18 2014 3:42 PM
The Catalans and Flemish are hoping for a boost from a Scottish vote, and Quebec independence advocates are watching closely, too.
Here's Boeing's Newest Jet, The 737 MAX 200
September 08 2014 10:50 AM
Boeing has launched a new version of the 737 with an $11 billion order from Europe's biggest low-cost airline.
US Military Personnel Leave Iran After Flight Diverted
September 05 2014 5:23 PM
The flight from Afghanistan to Dubai, carrying U.S. military personnel, landed in Iran after officials there questioned its flight plan.
A Handwritten Plan For Peace
September 03 2014 11:51 AM
On a flight to Mongolia, Putin sketched out a "plan of actions" for peace in Ukraine. The plan will be discussed on Friday at a Belarus summit.
How Egypt And The UAE Might Have Hit Libya From The Air
August 25 2014 2:11 PM
A report that high-precision airstrikes over Libya last week were the work of Egypt and the UAE raises many questions.
Here's The Chinese Fighter That Harassed US Surveillance Jet
August 22 2014 2:40 PM
The Pentagon has protested what it said were dangerous maneuvers by a Chinese warplane, including a barrel roll over a U.S. surveillance jet.
French Journalist Held With Foley Speaks For First Time
August 21 2014 12:01 PM
Didier François, who spent months in captivity in Syria with James Foley, said they were often mock-executed by their ISIS captors.
FAA Bans Flights Over Iraq By All US Airlines
August 08 2014 12:26 PM
On the same day U.S. Navy jets bombed northern Iraq, the Federal Aviation Administration barred all U.S. airlines from flying over the entire country.
After MH17, Boeing 777 Still Among Safest Jets
July 24 2014 3:26 PM
Even after two hull losses in a short time, the biggest twinjet in the world remains among the safest commercial airplanes.
As Ship Comes Up, Captain Gets Down
July 23 2014 12:36 PM
The man accused of causing a disaster that killed 32 people and then jumping ship was spotted at a party, blithely smiling.
Malaysia Airlines Stirs Controversy By Flying Over Syria
July 21 2014 4:12 PM
The airline said it wasn't violating rules by routing MH4 to London over Syria on Sunday. True, but it was highly dangerous.
Flying Over Ukraine's War Zone, In The Last Soviet Jet
July 20 2014 5:06 PM
Before the MH17 crash, a flight over Crimea as Russians and Ukrainians fought a war turned into a recreation of the old days of the Soviet Union.
Not The First Time A Civilian Jet Is Shot Down By Missile
July 17 2014 4:45 PM
Missiles launched from the ground or the air have brought down civilian aircraft several times before, intentionally or by mistake.
The Missile That May Have Shot Down MH17
July 17 2014 12:23 PM
The Boeing 777 was reportedly flying over Ukraine at 33,000 feet, too high for the now-ubiquitous shoulder-fired portable missiles.
World Champions Fly Home On Lufthansa Flight 2014
July 14 2014 6:36 PM
When you are the world champion team of the biggest global sport, your national airline sends a 747 to pick you up.
Classy Germans Tweet Support For Routed Brazil
July 09 2014 12:41 PM
Realizing the magnitude of the defeat they inflicted on Brazil, German players took to Twitter to console their beaten opponents.
7-1 Rout Gets Moniker: 'Mineiraço,' Brazil’s Worst Shame
July 08 2014 6:52 PM
The thumping suffered by Brazil was so bad that the press coined a name for it, and the president even got roundly booed.