Airbus Group announced at their annual conference, on 24 February, that fifteen years after its launch, the A380 programme break-even point had been attained in 2015.
Boeing's 737 MAX has just completed its first flight from Renton in the United States. An event that marks the start of the flight test programme for this remotorised version of the Boeing 737, the first of which should be delivered in the summer of 2017. Watch the video. More details follow in the article.
40 years ago to the day, on 21 January 1976, Concorde took its first passengers, to Rio de Janeiro and Bahrain. It was the beginning of a supersonic story that would last 27 years. A chapter in commercial aviation, which we decided to review in images without commentary. Read the article. Watch the video.
The man who took Concorde off for the first time in 1969 has died at the age of 94. A polytechnic engineer by training, André Turcat’s name will go down in aviation history.