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The sole survivor of Comair Flight 5191, first officer James Polehinke, 44, remains in serious condition but has improved. Polehinke suffered "facial fractures, a complex fracture of the pelvis, two fractures of the spine, and broken bones in his left leg, right foot and right hand," according to The Courier-Journal. He no longer requires life support, and continues to make progress...

Delta Air Lines can terminate its pilots' pension plan, a bankruptcy-court judge said on Tuesday...

Aviation Technology Group (ATG) will install integrated avionics by Op Technologies in its Javelin Jet, ATG announced this week. The avionics system comprises three 5" x 7" display units in both the forward and aft cockpits...

Boeing named Scott Carson as CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes on Tuesday, replacing Alan Mulally, who this week was named CEO of Ford Motor Co....

The Airbus A380 prototype flew with 474 company employees on board Monday, the first full load of passengers for the super-jumbo jet. The company also announced management changes to head the troubled program...

A German entrepreneur plans to launch an all-smokers' airline with service to Japan. But will security allow matches and lighters on board?...

The NTSB's final report on the fatal crash of a P-3 firefighting aircraft found that it didn't break up in flight as was thought at first, but caught a wingtip on the ground and crashed. The reason for the collision with terrain couldn't be determined, according to the report...

Pressure to change the age-60 rule is intensifying as the deadline approaches for a change in ICAO rules that will allow foreign pilots older than 60 to fly in U.S. airspace. That rule takes effect in November...

A new type of diode laser called the quantum cascade laser could be used to develop inexpensive missile-defense systems for aircraft, according to researchers at Northwestern University...

Qantas will offer in-flight wireless access and cellphone service starting next year. The system depends on new technology that is currently being reviewed to ensure it meets all regulations.