There have been serious fears about Bombardier and the future of its five production sites in the North since the Canadian group announced a global restructuring programme last November. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

“Stunned and shocked” was the first reaction on the factory floor in Bombardier Belfast to the announcement that its Canadian parent intends to sell u(...)

 An Airbus A350-1000 Xwb (back) and an Airbus A321neo are seen on static display during the 52nd Paris Air Show. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

European planemaker Airbus softened its key target for jet deliveries on Wednesday and warned that reaching it would be a “greater stretch” after a se(...)

Police and military personnel work among the wreckage of the Boeing-737 plane that crashed shortly after taking off from the Jose Marti airport in Havana. Photograph: EPA

More than 100 people died when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 ye(...)

An artist’s impression shows Boom’s 55-seat supersonic aircraft. Photograph: Reuters

Supersonic passenger travel, which died out with the Concorde’s demise in 2003, will make a comeback by the mid-2020s if three entrepreneurial US-base(...)

A team of Bombardier engineers in Northern Ireland will begin work shortly on the research and development phase of the engine nacelle programme

Bombardier’s Northern Ireland operation has won a significant project from Airbus to develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser for one of its sing(...)

The future of the Airbus A380, the world’s biggest passenger jet, is in doubt after Airbus slashed the rate of production of the superjumbo for the second time in a year and signalled it was not optimistic about winning new orders in the short term. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The future of the A380, the world’s biggest passenger jet, is in doubt after Airbus slashed the rate of production of the superjumbo for the second ti(...)

An Airbus A350 aircraft seen at the Farnborough International Airshow in 2016. (Photograph: Reuters)

Airbus said on Wednesday it was on track to meet a target of 10 A350 deliveries a month by the end of 2018 as it hit a milestone of 100 deliveries sin(...)

At one plant in northeast England, Rolls has cut the time it takes to manufacture the fan and turbine discs used in its engines by 50 per cent

Rolls-Royce boss Warren East has rebuilt confidence in the British engine-maker, but there are doubts among investors and industry experts about wheth(...)

A Bombardier C-Series aircraft  at the company’s production facility in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada. Photograph: Patrick Doyle/Bloomberg

Bombardier more than halved its C-Series aircraft delivery forecast for the year at a time when the Canadian company is struggling to win orders for t(...)

Attendees at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London:  participants report a lower level of dealmaking than in recent years.

Boeing pulled ahead of Airbus in the aircraft order stakes on the second day of the 2016 Farnborough Air Show, announcing more deals in China and one (...)

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