The government takes the "truly momentous" decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow.
Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier announces significant job cuts for the second time this year, shedding another 7,500 posts.
Ryanair reduces its forecast for full-year profits, blaming the drop in the pound following the Brexit vote.
What expansion plans do other UK airports have?
What's been the cost of years of delay?
A key role in Britain's aerospace industry
How Soviet plans for a supersonic plane ended in disaster
The impact of more powerful aircraft computers
Why has the decision been delayed?
Fasten your seatbelts for a short flight across the history of Britain's love affair with air travel.