Rafale swoops to top of India’s list

The choice of the fourth-generation fighter provides a much-needed boost for French economic and industrial prestige and opens the way to a transfer of technology that will help build India’s own aerospace industry, writes James Lamont

Signs of cargo’s woes fill desert

The downturn in European consumer demand, as well as weakness in other parts of the world economy, have lead to an increasing number of the world’s goods-carrying aircraft being left idle in the Mojave, writes Robert Wright

Asia gives aviation sector reasons for cheer

With the global economic crisis hitting long-established European and US carriers, the demand for travel in the region, especially in China, will provide much-needed relief for the industry at the Singapore Air Show