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.
France will introduce an eco tax on airlines flying out of France from next year. It is expected to raise around 180 million euros in 2020, according to French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne. The government plans to use the funds to finance France’s transportation network.
The wait for Boeing's 737 MAX fleet to return to the skies is going to go on a while longer it seems. The US planebuilder has suffered another big setback in its bid to assure regulators that the troubled model is ready to fly again. Test pilots for the US Federal Aviation Administration have reportedly discovered more technical glitches with the plane.