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China grounds all its Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

China's aviation authority issued a notice to ground all domestic Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in light of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash. Ethiopian Airlines also grounded all of its MAX 8 planes.
SpaceShipTwo, or VSS Unity, launches toward the edge of space for the second time on February 22, 2018.

Virgin Galactic just rocketed its first woman past the edge of space — but Jeff Bezos says its astronauts have ‘asterisks’ next to t...

Richard Branson's space tourism company launched its first woman and non-pilot nearly 56 miles high. Jeff Bezos says that's shy of the edge of space.

Singapore Airlines launches a digital innovation lab called KrisLab – where employees use tech tools to ideate and collaborate

One of the VR technology tools allows SIA designers to efficiently conceptualise and modify future cabin designs.
James Asquith travelling with Hainan Airlines.

The 20 best economy airlines in the world, according to the youngest man to visit every single country

James Asquith told Business Insider he has taken nearly 1,000 flights on more than 150 carriers in his life — and he certainly has favourites.
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.