Corrupt Egyptair Deal: Suspicions of Bribery Cast Shadow Over Airbus

Corrupt Egyptair Deal: Suspicions of Bribery Cast Shadow Over Airbus

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 29, 2019

Leaked internal documents from Airbus suggest corruption may have been involved in the sale of several aircraft to Egyptair in 2003. The issues raised by the documents threaten to overshadow the planned departure of CEO Thomas Enders. By Sven Becker, Michael Sontheimer and Gerald Traufetter more...

Aerospace Turbulence: Boeing's Unsuccessful Attempt to Avert a Crisis

Aerospace Turbulence: Boeing's Unsuccessful Attempt to Avert a Crisis

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 15, 2019

Boeing has been the undisputed leader in the aviation market in recent years, with Airbus struggling to keep up. But the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft could invert the industry's pecking order. By Dinah Deckstein, Martin U. Müller and Gerald Traufetter more...


Two Crashes in Five Months: What's Wrong with Boeing's 737 Max 8?

Two Crashes in Five Months: What's Wrong with Boeing's 737 Max 8?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 13, 2019

Boeing's new airplane has only been around for two years and already two 737 Max 8s have crashed, killing 346 people. The disasters may be attributable to a design flaw that emerged when engineers began cutting corners. By Marco Evers more...

Ein Lkw-Fahrer erzählt: "Mein Chef ermutigt mich, mehr zu arbeiten, als ich darf"

Ein Lkw-Fahrer erzählt: "Mein Chef ermutigt mich, mehr zu arbeiten, als ich darf"

KarriereSPIEGEL - December 16, 2018

Lkw-Fahrer haben einen harten Job - und ein schlechtes Image. Doch einige der Vorurteile stimmen, berichtet ein Fahrer, der schon sei über 30 Jahren im Beruf ist. Aufgezeichnet von Sarah Wiedenhöft mehr... Video | Forum ]


The Diesel Delusion: Court Ruling Could Change Future of Mobility in Germany

The Diesel Delusion: Court Ruling Could Change Future of Mobility in Germany

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 02, 2018

A major court ruling in Germany on Tuesday means that millions of diesel cars may soon be banned from city centers in the country. The verdict clearly exposes the vast failings of German policymakers over the years and their cozy relationship with the automobile industry. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

The Diesel Disaster: Are Driving Bans Coming for German Cities?

The Diesel Disaster: Are Driving Bans Coming for German Cities?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 21, 2018

A court ruling could ban millions of diesel cars from German city centers, rendering the vehicles worthless. The federal government has considered responding with free public transportation and by forcing car manufacturers to submit to new requirements. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Patchwork Solution: An End to Berlin's Neverending Airport Fiasco?

Patchwork Solution: An End to Berlin's Neverending Airport Fiasco?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 11, 2017

The idea of a soft launch for Berlin's long-delayed new international airport is gaining traction. It would mean opening its doors in 2020, but without its main terminal. By Gerald Traufetter and Andreas Wassermann more... Comment ]

Expert on MH370 Disappearance: 'There Is Absolutely No Mystery To What Happened'

Expert on MH370 Disappearance: 'There Is Absolutely No Mystery To What Happened'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 11, 2016

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared from radar screens just over two years ago. Now veteran flight-accident investigator Larry Vance believes he knows what happened. He believes one of the pilots hijacked the aircraft. Interview Conducted by Marco Evers more... Comment ]


Ready for Take-Off: China Steers Course Between Prestige and Profit

Ready for Take-Off: China Steers Course Between Prestige and Profit

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 20, 2015

China's slowing economy has German industry worried about its exports to Asia. But as it goes about beefing up the transportation sector, the country poses a completely different threat in the longer-term. By Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]

'Bellingcat Report Doesn't Prove Anything': Expert Criticizes Allegations of Russian MH17 Manipulation

'Bellingcat Report Doesn't Prove Anything': Expert Criticizes Allegations of Russian MH17 Manipulation

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 04, 2015

The research group Bellingcat has accused Russia of manipulating satellite images from the MH17 disaster. But German image forensics expert Jens Kriese has criticized the analysis. He says it is impossible to say with any certainty whether Moscow is lying. Interview Conducted By Benjamin Bidder more... Comment ]