Aviation industry

From seat backs to handbags: How airlines recycle

From seat backs to handbags: How airlines recycle

Delta, Finnair and Air France have teamed with designers to craft items from worn gear and uniforms
Superjumbo on the streets of tiny French village

Superjumbo on the streets of tiny French village

Every two weeks a nocturnal procession of huge A380 parts make their way to the Airbus assembly line
'Superjumbo' A380 marks five years in the sky

'Superjumbo' A380 marks five years in the sky

Airbus aims to ramp up production by securing large orders in emerging markets
What you should know before your next flight
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What you should know before your next flight

Ever worry about someone opening an aircraft door at 30,000 feet? A robust Reddit thread addresses that and other inside airline wisdom
2013: The year ahead in air travel
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2013: The year ahead in air travel

"Will they or won’t they” might be the theme of a dicey year in commercial aviation. Here are 10 stories to watch
AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal
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AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal

Malaysia-based low-budget airline the largest customer for A320 aircraft
Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet
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Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet

Iraqi Airways beefs up fleet with new Airbus A330-200, plans expanded international service
One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough
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One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough

The new Sabre engine is expected to have "transformational impact" on space travel market
Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing
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Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing

With a GE subsidiary and Chinese carriers signing deals for C919 passenger aircraft, China's Comac sharpens its aim on aviation's big players
7 of the best frequent flier programs
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7 of the best frequent flier programs

The best deals are sometimes hidden in the most obscure air miles programs
Could budget airlines topple Asia's legacy carriers?
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Could budget airlines topple Asia's legacy carriers?

Low-cost airlines in Asia are only recently getting off the ground, but they'll likely revolutionize travel in the region

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Asia food trends in 2015
The fine-dining scene across Asia-Pacific continues to go from strength to strength

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