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Singapore Airshow hit by virus fears as 70 exhibitors pull out

Singapore Airshow hit by virus fears as 70 exhibitors pull out

More than 70 exhibitors including US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin have pulled out of the Singapore Airshow over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak ...

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Doha Declaration 2020 urges aviation industry to collectively fight climate change

Global aviation leaders have stressed the need for the industry to “engage collectively to reduce the level of emissions in the face of climate change” and issued ‘Doha Declaration 2020’ ...

Liberalised aviation sector 'great catalyst' for global economic, human development: Al-Baker

Liberalised aviation sector 'great catalyst' for global economic, human development: Al-Baker

A liberalised aviation sector can be a “great catalyst” for global economic and human development, said Qatar Airways group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker.

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday ...

Iran airliner overshoots runway, stops in highway

Iran airliner overshoots runway, stops in highway

An Iranian passenger plane overshot a runway as it landed Monday in the southwestern city of Bandar-e Mahshahr, barrelling into an adjacent highway without causing casualties, state TV reported.

New Delhi to sell full stake in debt-ridden Air India

New Delhi to sell full stake in debt-ridden Air India

New Delhi intends to sell its entire stake in the debt-crippled national carrier Air India, the government announced Monday, after failing previously to secure any bids for a majority share.

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard ‘lost radio communication’ Monday after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile's Air Force said.

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

National carrier Turkmenistan Airlines resumed flights to the European Union on Saturday after a 10-month hiatus triggered by an EU ban.

'Armed men' hijack Papua New Guinea plane, steal baggage

'Armed men' hijack Papua New Guinea plane, steal baggage

A charter airline in Papua New Guinea said armed men hijacked one of its planes Tuesday and forced the pilot to fly to a remote unused airstrip before they made off with the cargo.

Middle East aviation set for further liftoff

Middle East aviation set for further liftoff

Middle East aviation is set for further liftoff with projected strong economic growth, rising middle class incomes, and increased consumer spending on services in addition to evolving airline business models.

No timeline on Boeing MAX return to skies: US regulator

No timeline on Boeing MAX return to skies: US regulator

The United States aviation regulator is under no time pressure to give permission for the troubled Boeing 737 MAX to return to the skies, its chief said Wednesday.

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.