Pierre Sparaco, Aviation Week’s former European bureau chief, covered aviation and aerospace for more than 50 years, from the birth of the Concorde program to the first flight of the A350XWB. His Reality Check column in Aviation Week & Space Technology offered a European perspective with a global view of the aerospace and aircraft industries. Pierre passed away following a long illness on August 3, 2015.
Air France is being pummeled by outside factors such as the proliferation of low-cost airlines infringing on its territory, but perhaps the biggest shadow is being cast by their “brother” executives at KLM....More
An unprecedented difference of opinion when it comes to building Notre-Dame-des-Landes regional airport could lead to a major and disproportionate crisis of political confidence and prove to be a financial fiasco....More
For the past 20 years, Aviation Week has conducted the Workforce Study to answer some basic questions about the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry’s ability to meet ever-changing customer requirements through the innovation, ingenuity and capability of its people....More
The aviation world is changing from top to bottom; those who don’t keep up are aced out. If you don’t have the right equipment, permits, and know how, you may not be allowed to complete your Point A to Point B objectives....More
Read the “A Look at the Horizon” white paper written by Tony Velocci, award-winning former Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Learn his insights about the near to mid-term outlook for aerospace suppliers, OEMs, and the future of aerospace & defense....More