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.
Boeing's 737 Max 8 was supposed to boost the company's fortunes, but it's turned into Boeing's biggest headache. Last weekend a Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after takeoff, killing everybody on board. Keith Walker speaks with aviation industry analyst Alex Macheras and begins by asking why the black box flight recorders have been taken to France.