Cathal O’Connell: “The BMI brand has huge heritage, over 70 years of heritage.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two years ago, Cathal O’Connell was facing a task that many were bluntly telling him was impossible. He and a small team in East Midlands Airport in B(...)

The longest line at the Farnborough International Airshow last week was for a model aircraft. In the absence of the F-35 Lightning, the colossally exp(...)

People have their photograph taken as they sit inside a mock-up cockpit of the Airbus SAS A350-900 aircraft at the Singapore Airshow

Last week’s Singapore Air Show was aided by the tailwind of strong growth in regional Asian carriers and organisers clocked up a record high of(...)

China may rightly be considered to be the world’s factory but to date it has yet to produce significant international brands. The Interbrand 2012 list(...)

An Airbus A380 on a  demonstration flight during the 50th Paris Air Show north of Paris this week. Photograph: AP Photo/Francois Mori

Airbus came within reach of its annual order target after adding almost $15 billion in sales on the fourth day of the Paris Air Show, prompting its sa(...)