The US department of transport has granted Norwegian UK an air carrier permit to allow it to operate flights between Europe, the UK and the US. File  photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Norwegian UK receives US air carrier certificate The march of Norwegian continues. The airline has been granted permission to operate transatlantic s(...)

The 35 aircraft  Apollo Aviation is securitising   are leased to carriers such as American Airlines, Virgin and Viva Aerobús. Photograph: Mike Fuentes/Bloomberg

Irish-based aircraft finance specialist Apollo Aviation will realise $640 million from the securitisation of 35 aircraft leased to carriers such as A(...)

Jet race: Tesla Model S

Boeing versus electric car Can a Tesla Model S beat a Qantas Boeing 737-800? On a runway at Avalon Airport, southwest of Melbourne, Australia, the uni(...)

Havana: Rules on who can go to Cuba have been loosened recently. Photograph:  Ana Rodriguez/AFP/Getty Images
Road Warrior

New services from the US to Cuba coming This week the United States and Cuba will hold talks in Havana on resuming scheduled air services between the (...)

The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

Parisian summer and Rodin returns Paris has gone summer crazy with a 3.5km beach – above – along the Seine (between the Pont Neuf and Pont du S(...)

Virgin America will use the proceeds from the IPO to pay down debt, manage the airline and pay for capital expenditures associated with the 10 Airbus Group NV A320 aircraft due for delivery in 2015 and 2016. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Virgin America, the airline backed by billionaire Richard Branson, jumped more than 20 per cent in its trading debut after raising $307 million (€246 (...)