The global aviation industry has shown reluctance to move away from record production despite growing concerns over passenger aircraft demand in the years ahead.
While an expansion of air travel is expected for Southeast Asia, the outlook for other regions is far less optimistic. This page collates the latest DW content on issues related to aviation.
Airlines are facing higher fuel bills as they reroute flights to avoid airspace over Iran and Iraq due to heightened tension between Washington and Tehran. And the crash of a Ukrainian jet shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday. Keith Walker asks aviation industry analyst Alex Macheras if passengers should be concerned about safety with so many routes being affected.
The disclosed emails and messages are yet another embarrassment for the US aircraft manufacturer after two deadly crashes. Employees said they could mislead regulators to get the now-grounded 737 MAX certified.