Wing now has the same certifications that smaller airlines receive from the US Federal Aviation Administration  and the department of transportation. Photograph: iStock

An offshoot of Google has become the first drone operator to receive US government approval as an airline, an important step that gives it the legal a(...)

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Boeing on Wednesday took its most aggressive moves yet to defend its core 737 airliner franchise, saying it had developed software fixes to prevent fa(...)

Garuda chief executive Ari Askhara told Reuters on Friday that customers had lost trust in the 737 MAX 8

National carrier Garuda Indonesia has sent a letter to Boeing asking to cancel an order for 49 737 MAX 8 narrowbody jets, its chief financial officer (...)

There are fears that the 737 Max model contains a potentially fatal safety flaw. Photograph: Reuters

Donald Trump grounded Boeing’s 737 Max fleet on Wednesday, days after the second fatal crash involving the plane in five months led to governments aro(...)

Norwegian Air said customers booked on transatlantic routes to and from Ireland serviced by the 737 MAX are to be rebooked on to flights using the 787-9 Dreamliner.

Boeing has recommended temporarily grounding its entire 737 Max 8 fleet after consultation with aviation authorities and its customers around the worl(...)

Lahinch native Micheál Ryan, who worked for the United Nations world food programme, was among those killed in the crash outside Addis Ababa. Photograph: Facebook

The model of Boeing aircraft involved in two fatal crashes in the last five months, including Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster, will continue ser(...)

Members of the search and rescue team  at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines  plane crash. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

The cockpit voice recorder and the digital flight data recorder from the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed on Sunday have both been recovered fro(...)

The US Federal Aviation Administration said it is set to issue new guidelines to inspect jet engines like the one that ruptured during a recent Southwest Airlines flight. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

US and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved i(...)

Peter Beck, chief executive  RocketLab: “The biggest thing to be done in space has yet to be thought of”

The man behind one of the world’s first rocket launches from a private site has called on Irish spacetech firms to focus on small satellites if they w(...)

Search for missing Coast Guard helicopter crew in  Co Mayo: mechanical failure is the peril most feared by helicopter crews because of its severity. While a twin-engined passenger jet can fly on one engine, the failure of a key helicopter component  often proves fatal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The three most common causes of helicopters crashing are pilot error, lack of fuel, and mechanical failure. The probability of pilot error being a fa(...)

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