ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR TRAVEL

A year on, what's the latest in the hunt for Flight 370?

2015-03-03 12:45

Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. What’s the latest in the hunt for the plane?

SA airports taken off navigation systems

2015-02-15 14:27

About 70 airports have been removed from one of the world's leading satellite navigation systems, compromising air traffic safety in South Africa.

Wild boar causes chaos at Spain's main airport

2015-02-14 18:19

A Wild boar has broken through a perimeter fence at Madrid's Barajas airport, causing flight delays.

Sandstorm stops Cairo airport arrivals

2015-02-10 19:49

A sandstorm in Egypt has closed Cairo airport for arrivals and shut down other airports.

AirAsia jet turns back to Malaysia due to technical problem

2015-02-08 14:05

AirAsia X says a flight heading from Malaysia to Saudi Arabia has turned back shortly after take-off due to a technical problem, circling for hours to burn fuel before landing safely in Kuala Lumpur.

TransAsia pilots undergo tests following crash

2015-02-07 14:09

All 71 pilots who operate TransAsia Airways' ATR propeller-jets have begun proficiency tests days after one of the carrier's ATRs crashed into a river

London Luton airport evacuates terminal

2015-01-27 16:17

The passenger terminal at Luton airport north of London is being evacuated after an alarm went off.

First round-the-world solar flight to take off

2015-01-20 16:00

A plane powered by the sun will attempt an unprecedented flight around the world, the project's founders say, seeking to prove that flying is possible without using fossil fuel.

Air India to cut costs by $226.6m

2015-01-19 18:30

State-owned carrier Air India is attempting to cut annual costs by $226.6m after the government ordered the loss-making airline to improve its finances.

China assures Taiwan over new air routes

2015-01-14 12:34

China says Taiwan should not be so suspicious of its intentions after Taipei protested against Beijing's decision to open new domestic air routes over the Taiwan Strait.

 

Bomb threat grounds Swiss aircraft in Zurich

2015-02-20 15:45

A bomb threat has been made against an aircraft operated by Lufthansa's Swiss at Zurich airport.

SA airports disappear off satellite systems - report

2015-02-15 11:29

About 70 airports have been removed from one of the world's leading satellite navigation systems, the Sunday Times has reported.

Sandstorm lashes Middle East

2015-02-11 20:38

A fierce sandstorm is lashing Egypt, Israel and Lebanon forcing the closure of the Suez Canal and grounding domestic flights in Israel.

TransAsia gives money to families for funeral costs

2015-02-08 17:22

TransAsia Airways representatives have met with relatives of the victims of last week's plane crash in Taiwan to discuss compensation after it began distributing money for funeral costs.

TransAsia death toll creeps up as more bodies found

2015-02-07 18:21

More bodies have been found following a plane crash in Taipei, bringing the confirmed death toll to 40.

AirAsia pilot's body found still strapped to seat

2015-02-07 08:49

Indonesian divers have retrieved the body of one of the pilots of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea 162 people on board, the search operation chief has said.

EU privacy watchdogs to review stance

2015-01-21 17:00

Europe's data privacy watchdogs will meet in coming days to discuss revising their earlier opposition to countries sharing airline passenger data.

Lufthansa, cabin crew seek mediation

2015-01-19 19:30

Lufthansa and cabin crew have agreed to mediation in their dispute over retirement benefits, the airline and trade union UFO says.

Korean Air chair's daughter denies 'nut rage'

2015-01-19 13:00

The daughter of the chairperson of Korean Air Lines have denied conspiring with executives to force flight attendants to lie about her outburst over the way she was served nuts.

India's newest airline seeks upmarket flyers

2015-01-09 18:40

India's newest airline has made its maiden flight , kick-starting attempts to attract well-heeled passengers in a market dominated by loss-making carriers.

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