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.
Ryanair pilots have begun a coordinated 24-hour strike across Europe. Germany is likely to be worst hit, with 250 flight cancellations at 10 airports. Pilots in Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands have also walked off the job.