A former Soviet military cargo aircraft, the Antonov 225 is the world’s biggest plane. It causes a sensation wherever it lands.
A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.
The aerospace giant plans to cut more than three thousand jobs as it aims to scale back production of its troubled A380 superjumbo and A400M military transporter — Europe's biggest civil and military plane projects.
Taiwan is due to get millions worth of spare parts for its fighter jets from the US. With the Trump administration and Beijing already locking horns over a trade war, the military sale is likely to exacerbate tensions.
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