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Airbus is running out of buyers for its A380s

Since its commercial introduction in 2007, the Airbus A380 has brought a long-lost sense of glamour back to travel. Its first-class cabins feature private showers and buttery leather armchairs. It sports in-flight lounges where bartenders mix bespoke cocktails. A broad staircase reminiscent of a 1920s

Airbus unveils first 3D printed aircraft

Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin Air Show this week – the small Airbus marvel is the world’s first 3D-printed aircraft. Windowless, weighing in at just 21 kilograms and less than four metres long, the

Ryanair cuts baggage prices by up to 50%

Ryanair is reducing its checked baggage fees,  just in time for the busy summer travel season. The low-cost carrier, which calculates its checked baggage fees on luggage weight and flight duration, announced Thursday it’s cutting some fees by as much as 50%. Checking a bag that

Cobalt Air operates maiden flight

Cobalt Air,  via its official Twitter account, confirmed (01-Jun-2016) the successful operation of its first Larnaca-Athens service. Cobalt CEO,  Andrew Pyne,  stated that the company aims at developing into an important regional player in air travel while at the same time promoting Cyprus as a