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Cebu Pacific orders 31 Airbus planes at Paris Air Show

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:05 AM

The planes that Cebu Pacific ordered, worth $6.8 billion, will allow the airline to 'continue offering the lowest fares' due to improved passenger capacity

NEXT-GEN PLANES. Cebu Pacific buys Airbus A330 new engine option planes from Airbus. Photo from Airbus

German stunt pilot dies in river crash at Polish air show

Jun 15, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Authorities say the plane of the stunt pilot plunged into the water by the riverbank

Empat kali berturut-turut Garuda Indonesia dinobatkan jadi “World’s Best Cabin Crew”

Jun 21, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Garuda Indonesia juga kembali masuk ke daftar top 10 maskapai global

EMPAT KALI. Maskapai pelat merah Garuda Indonesia kembali meraih penghargaan World Best Cabin Crew dari Sky Trax pada Selasa, 20 Juni. Ini merupakan penghargaan serupa yang diraih empat kali berturut-turut sejak 2014. Foto Garuda Indonesia

Philippine Airlines orders 7 planes for $235 million

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:50 PM

PAL will buy 7 Q400 turboprops from Canada s Bombardier as it aims to increase its fleet serving smaller islands in the Philippines

File photo from PAL

Boeing, Airbus to battle it out at Paris Air Show

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:12 PM

The biennial Paris Airshow which runs to June 25 is expected to attract 150 000 industry professionals from 2 370 companies

BIG BIRDS. Jetliners stand on the tarmac on June 16, 2017 in le Bourget near Paris prior to the opening of the International Paris Air Show on June 19. Eric Piermont/AFP

China's secretive stealth fighter unveiled in flyby debut

Nov 01, 2016 - 1:02 PM

The fighters were not announced on the schedule and appeared in the sky just after a colorful aerobatics show by the People s Liberation Army Air Force

STEALTH. This image taken on January 6, 2011 shows China's new stealth fighter jet, the J-20, the country's first radar-evading combat aircraft, during one of many test runs at the military airbase in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province. Kanwa News/Handout/File/AFP

Airbus and Boeing face off at rain-soaked Farnborough

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Airbus reveals a 4 4 billion firm order from Virgin Atlantic while Boeing announces that China s Donghai Airlines plans to buy jets worth over 4 0 billion

epaselect epa05420940 Plane enthusiasts watch an Airbus A-380 during a flight demonstration at the Farnborough International Airshow, in Farnborough, Britain, 11 July 2016. The Farnborough International Air Show runs from 11 to17 July 2016. EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

Airbus presents 3D-printed mini aircraft

Jun 05, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The 46 pound Thor is a test of what s possible with 3D printing technology

The prototype of the 3D printed plane THOR aircraft is pictured at the boot of Airbus at the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) in Schoenefeld near Berlin, on June 01, 2016. The Aerospace Exhibition at Schoenefeld Airport near Berlin takes place from June 1 till 4. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Penerjun payung Jogja Air Show tewas saat mendarat darurat di air

Mar 26, 2016 - 4:19 PM

Wica Milanti Ayuningtyas beraksi dalam acara Jogja Air Show

Manufacturer of crashed jet in Indonesia to join probe

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:12 AM

The crash of a T 50 Golden Eagle fighter jet during an air show in central Java marked the 3rd crash involving the South Korea developed supersonic training aircraft

SMOKE FROM CRASH. A plane was seen spiraling to the ground, followed by a dark plume of smoke. Photo from Rappler

Plane crash during air show in Indonesia kills two pilots

Dec 20, 2015 - 3:56 PM

A major military air show had been underway this weekend in Yogyakarta

SMOKE FROM CRASH. A plane was seen spiraling to the ground, followed by a dark plume of smoke. Photo from Rappler

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Jun 19, 2015 - 9:14 AM

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In transport technology: anti-drunk driving cars and a Boeing's vertical take-off

Jun 17, 2015 - 4:40 PM

In transport technology: No more drunk driving? And a jet taking off like a space shuttle?

Cebu Pacific orders 16 planes worth $673M

Jun 16, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The budget carrier is the launch customer for the new ATR72 600 cabin with an option to order for 10 additional aircraft of the same model

Airbus A350 to make maiden flight on June 14

Jun 12, 2013 - 11:27 AM

French aircraft maker Airbus says its new long haul carrier the A350 is scheduled to make its maiden flight on Friday June 14 after having successfully passed a series of tests

BRAND NEW. Airbus introduces its new A350-900 long-haul carrier in Toulouse, France. Photo by AFP

Airbus A350 to make maiden flight next week: sources

Jun 07, 2013 - 8:56 AM

French aerospace giant Airbus s new long haul carrier the A350 should make its maiden flight at the end of next week