More than 20 months after it was grounded following two deadly crashes, Boeing’s 737 MAX returned to the skies this week with a flight from  low-cost Brazilian airline Gol. Photograph: SILVIO AVILA AFP via Getty Images

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary is fond of superlatives, so there was no shortage of them when he placed a $7bn order for 75 of Boeing’s 737 (...)

Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft sit parked at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. Photograph: Gary  He/EPA

Boeing’s decision to temporarily halt production of its grounded 737 Max aircraft will slow growth but not necessarily hit profits at airlines that ar(...)

Airbus  has been courting potential airline customers about a longer-range version of its A321 jet and could launch the model at next week’s Paris Air Show. Photograph: Ascar Barroso/Europa Press via Getty Images

Airbus is preparing to steal a march against rival Boeing with the launch of a new long-range aircraft that could pre-empt the US company’s plans for (...)

An employee works on the fuselage of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane. Photograph:  Stephen Brashear/Getty

When Boeing’s Dreamliner was grounded in 2013, it took more than $20 million (€18 million) and three months to fix the problem. The crisis over its 73(...)

 US president Donald Trump boarding Air Force One at Palm Beach airport in  Florida  on February 19th. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has reached an agreement with the Boeing to provide two Air Force One planes for $3.9 billion (€3.2bn), the White House said(...)

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 model of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Rising profitability of the aircraft  contributed  €455m in cash in the second quarter. Photograph: Reuters

Boeing posted second-quarter profit and cash growth that beat analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, even though sales were less than expected, sending sha(...)

UK start-up Odyssey Airlines and Geneva-based private charter operator PrivatAir have both announced plans to operate the plane out of the airport. Photograph: iStock

Bombardier said its C Series aircraft, parts of which are made in Belfast, will soon become the largest commercial aircraft capable of landing at Lond(...)

The Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner ‘Queen of Sheba’ at Heathrow Airport in London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

British regulators investigating the fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner identified the aircraft’s emergency locator beacon as a likely source of the bla(...)