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Airbus Commercial Aircraft president and future Airbus Group CEO Guillaume Faury.

The next CEO of Airbus explains the major hurdle that stands in the way of electric planes

Airbus sees electric planes as a part of its future. However, the limitations of battery technology will force us to wait before it can happen.
The US government shutdown has quickly affected air travel.

The ‘Swiss cheese model’ explains how the US government shutdown is making air travel more dangerous by the day

A flight-safety inspector told New York magazine that the longer the shutdown goes on, "the more opportunity there is to introduce potential risk."
US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets from Strike Fighter Squadron 115, Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni, during Valiant Shield 18 out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, September 17, 2018.

Deadly crash between 2 US Marine Corps aircraft is raising concerns about the service’s shockingly high fatality rates

Marine Corps aviation has seen an increase in deadly accidents in recent years, creating concern about the service's aircraft and training.
An F/A-18F Super Hornet jet flies over the USS Gerald R. Ford as the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier tests its new launch and flight arrest systems

10 incredible moments in the storied 108-year history of aircraft carrier aviation

108 years ago today, an aircraft took off from a US Navy warship. These are some memorable developments from the history of carrier aviation.
Eugene Burton Ely flies his Curtiss Pusher biplane from the USS Birmingham, in Hampton Roads, Virginia, during the afternoon of November 14, 1910.

108 years ago on Wednesday, the Navy launched a plane from a ship for the first time and changed naval aviation forever

Eugene Ely's biplane successfully took off from the USS Birmingham on November 14, 1910, narrowly escaping a collision with the water.
Virgin Orbit's modified "Cosmic Girl" jet airplane will soar the "Launcher One" orbital rocket to a mid-flight launch.

Sir Richard Branson just strapped a giant rocket to a 747 jet airplane with his space company Virgin Orbit

Sir Richard Branson's space company Virgin Orbit just debuted its "LauncherOne" rocket and "Cosmic Girl" airplane launch system for the first time.
According to the incident report, the employee driving the van was rushing to get to an airport barbecue.

Heart-stopping video shows the moment an airport van nearly collided with a plane as employees rushed to get to a company barbecue

According to an incident report, the van driver was rushing to get to an airport barbecue before it ended. Luckily, no one was injured and the plane sustained no damage. It's unclear if the driver, or the ground control officer that allegedly cleared them to cross the runway, were penalized.
The Pilatus PC-24.

I flew on a $9 million Swiss private jet that’s trying to disrupt the industry — here’s what it was like

The $9 million Pilatus PC-24 is the first in a new class of "Super Versatile Jets," or SVJs, which combine the performance of a jet with the versatility of a turboprop plane.

RANKED: 13 of the worst airlines in the world in 2018

Flight compensation company AirHelp has produced a ranking of 72 of the world's airlines, revealing the best and worst — and some are certainly surprising.