Sustainability

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Sep 15, 2021
British Airways (BA) has arranged a deal with Air BP to purchase its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a basis that assumes some corporate customers…
Sep 13, 2021
The members of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) have jointly committed to the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, highlighting the need for more focus on sustainable fuel infrastructure.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 11, 2021
Leading regional aircraft manufacturer returns to its roots as it looks to a more sustainable, more connected future.
Nov 11, 2021
After being acquired by Mercedes-Benz, the UK’s Yasa spins off Evolito to apply its advanced electric motors to aviation.
Nov 09, 2021
Military aircraft appear set to dominate the lineup at this year’s Dubai Airshow, these are some of the anticipated highlights.
Nov 09, 2021
Preventing contrails; Chinese eVTOL unveiled; certifying fuel cells; hybrid Panthera flies; and cleaning orbits magnetically.
Nov 09, 2021
The United CEO talks with Aviation Week about the airline's fleet orders, customer service and international expansion.

Connected Aerospace

May 13, 2021
The end appears to be in sight for the Atlantic’s Organized Track System as airlines turn to environmentally op-timized routes.
Apr 30, 2021
The latest Skunk Works demonstration series shows off new level of ad hoc, multidomain networking.
Apr 07, 2021
As the pandemic’s impact seems clearer, updated cost-benefit analysis supports acceleration of air traffic management upgrade in Europe.
Mar 24, 2021
A $14.3 billion modernization program risks delays unless Lockheed software developers and military bureaucracy can dodge obstacles.
Mar 16, 2021
Agency to transition communications services to commercial providers.

Emerging Technologies

Nov 11, 2021
How Taiwan can counter Chinese escalation; DARPA demos small UAS comms; Romania buys 12 Black Hawks; and testing the limits of Army precision strike missile.
Nov 11, 2021
Leading regional aircraft manufacturer returns to its roots as it looks to a more sustainable, more connected future.
Nov 11, 2021
After being acquired by Mercedes-Benz, the UK’s Yasa spins off Evolito to apply its advanced electric motors to aviation.
Nov 11, 2021
A milestone paves the way for a potential demonstration of the first operationally practical inflight aircraft recovery system next year.
Nov 10, 2021
Boeing-backed startup demonstrates first multi-orbit, multi-link satcom connectivity.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Nov 04, 2021
Turkish Aerospace has cut metal on the first parts for the prototype TF-X indigenous fighter.
Nov 03, 2021
China has been a major driver of growth for Boeing and Airbus in the 2020s, but sees no urgency to buy more aircraft.
Nov 01, 2021
Leduc won Aviation Week’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020 but had to wait a year to accept it because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 01, 2021
Before stepping down as Lockheed Martin CEO in mid-2020, Hewson earned a reputation as one of the most accomplished U.S. chief executives.
Nov 01, 2021
The Mars helicopter, Pipistrel Velis Electro, Marillyn Hewson and 24 top aerospace and aviation students were among this year’s honorees.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Nov 15, 2021
Technologies, data-sharing experiments in Project Convergence 21 to shape U.S. Army’s modernization priorities.
Nov 15, 2021
Airbus flies formation; Pipistrel powers Airflow; New Zealand tie-up on debris; Zipline to deliver in U.S.; and green hydrogen supply.
Nov 15, 2021
The U.S. Army’s Futures Command experimented with new high-technology systems for seven weeks as part of Project Convergence 21.
Nov 15, 2021
EDGE has unveiled the QX-5 and QX-6 systems at Dubai, expanding its range of autonomous offerings.
Nov 12, 2021
For Honda, development of a mobility ecosystem centered on an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi, will be a key step toward transforming the automaker from a product manufacturer into a system developer and service provider.

Commercial Space

Nov 16, 2021
Satellite servicing startup Astroscale has unveiled a docking plate it hopes will become standard on all future low Earth orbit satellites to enable their capture and removal from orbit.
Nov 15, 2021
The airless lunar environment will require some customized assessments by those inspired to initiate scientific inquiries or invest in the commercial ventures that NASA hopes will help it establish a sustained human presence at the Moon. This is where Houston’s Aegis Aerospace believes it could become game changing.
Nov 11, 2021
Why satcom providers Viasat and Inmarsat are combining to expand service offerings and meet rising competition in the sector.
Nov 10, 2021
Boeing-backed startup demonstrates first multi-orbit, multi-link satcom connectivity.
Nov 05, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.