Fundamentally, much of Boeing never really wanted to build the 737 MAX, and spent the latter half of the previous decade deciding that what it really wanted to do was build the FSA, the replacement for its nearly 50-year-old 737 programme.
The premium economy cabin could be shaken up with some true innovation after a number of years where nothing much has changed, John Walton writes in his latest Cabin Pressure column.
This feature story about the Airbus A220 written by John Walton first appeared in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story from the July edition of Australian Aviation by John Walton looks at the 50-year history of Airbus, starting with the development of the A300.
John Walton sums up all the orders and announcements at the 2019 Paris Air Show at the end of the trade days at Le Bourget.
Boeing Global Services has signed a host of agreements at the Paris Air Show with airlines to help them use data to operate more efficiently and save money.
There were orders for ATR, Airbus, Boeing and Embraer from the likes ofCebu Pacific and Korean Air on Day 2 of the 2019 Paris Air Show.
Seven chief technology officers from the world’s biggest largest aerospace manufacturers have set out the industry’s position on sustainability.
Airbus officially launched its long-range A321XLR narrowbody on a busy Day 1 of the 2019 Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, writes John Walton.
Airbus and Dassault Aviation have signed a joint industrial proposal to the governments of France and Germany for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).
As the eyes of the aviation world turn their attention towards the Paris Airshow, reporter John Walton previews the week ahead at Le Bourget.
This feature story from the March 2019 edition of Australian Aviation by John Walton looks at the 50-year history of the Queen of the Skies, the Boeing 747.
To mark International Women’s Day on Friday, March 9 2019, this week’s Throwback Thursday is from the May 2018 edition of Australian Aviation, where John Walton looked at efforts to attract more women into the aviation industry.
Two residents of the town next to London Gatwick are under arrest in connection with the days-long disruption to London’s second airport.
This story by John Walton in the July 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the key players racing to own the internet in the sky.
There were close to 200 aircraft orders for Airbus on Day 3 of the Paris Air Show, along with orders for ATR, Boeing, Embraer and Mitsubishi.
It was announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday IAG had signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737s, comprising a mix of 737 MAX 8s and 737 MAX 10s.
Boeing says commercial aviation will need 44,040 new aircraft worth some US$6.8 trillion over the next 20 years, an increase from the prior year’s outlook.
While Airbus A380 production will soon end, John Walton writes in the April 2019 edition of Australian Aviation there’s plenty of life left in the aircraft.
This feature from the January-February 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the lessons learned from Typhoon Jebi’s impact on Osaka Kansai Airport.