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A plane crosses contrails as it prepares to land at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on Monday
Flight test engineers celebrate as the new Airbus A320neo aircraft lands for its first flight from the airport of Toulouse-Blagnac, southern France on Thursday
A plane drops fire retardant over a hot spot in San Marcos, California. Flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out in Southern California during another day of a sweltering heat
An airplane approaches the airport while the clouds are turned red by the rising sun in Frankfurt, Germany
A British Airways liveried Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aeroplane, arrives at Heathrow airport as BA on Thursday became the first UK airline to take delivery of the aircraft.
A member of the Italian aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori performs during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg. More than 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the show, which takes place on June 28-29.
An aeroplane flies past the moon near Madrid, Spain, early on Monday. The ‘supermoon’ filled the sky on June 23 and looked 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than normal, which is the closest approach to Earth.