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UK moves to tighten rules on drone use

2017-07-23 17:55

British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation.

Air Zim aborts flight to Joburg - report

2017-07-11 13:58

Air Zimbabwe had to abort a flight to Johannesburg after one of its Boeings suffered a loss of cabin pressure, reports say.

MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads

2017-06-28 21:32

International investigators and relatives of victims of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine almost three years ago, have renewed efforts to push the probe forward, issuing videos appealing for witnesses.

BA flight disruption cost estimated £80m: IAG

2017-06-15 19:09

Three days of flight disruption at British Airways due to a massive computer crash last month will cost the airline an estimated £80m, its parent company says.

Hunt for Myanmar plane wreck survivors enters third day

2017-06-09 10:16

Search and rescue efforts for a plane that crashed off Myanmar's southern coast has entered a third day, as hopes faded of finding survivors after 31 bodies were pulled from the water.

BA chief says human error may have sparked IT crash

2017-06-06 16:31

British Airways says the giant computer crash, which sparked global flight chaos last month, may have been caused by human error.

BA cancels all Saturday flights from London

2017-05-27 18:53

British Airways says it has cancelled all flights out of major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of Saturday.

Air Zimbabwe banned from Europe... so is it safe for Mugabe to use?

2017-05-17 13:02

Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: It has just been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

Strike ends at South African Airways

2017-04-27 16:22

South African Airways says cabin crew members whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order.

Plane that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdrift

2017-03-19 11:06

A tug has been able to get a plane out of a snowdrift after the pilot taxied off the runway after landing the plane at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

 

MH17: 2 000 relatives set to unveil 'living memorial'

2017-07-17 11:42

Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2 000 relatives are set to unveil a "living memorial" to their loved ones.

Lockerbie bomber's family launches bid to appeal conviction

2017-07-04 21:58

The family of a Libyan man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name.

WATCH: 'Whose plane is it?' New look 'Zimbabwe Airways' Boeing gets people talking

2017-06-27 08:26

It has a handsome black tail fin, with a gold Zimbabwe bird at its centre, and red, yellow and green stripes on its stern. But it’s the new name, alongside the country’s national flower that has got people puzzled: Zimbabwe Airways. Not Air Zimbabwe?

Bodies retrieved as Myanmar ships scour site of plane crash

2017-06-10 16:11

Myanmar navy ships have battled high winds as they scoured the storm-whipped Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash.

Desperate wait as bodies retrieved from plane wreck

2017-06-08 15:31

Hundreds of people have gathered on a beach in southern Myanmar desperately waiting for news as the first bodies arrived from the wreck of a military plane.

More Heathrow chaos

2017-05-28 15:19

Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled around 40 flights from London's Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure.

British Airways cancels all flights from London

2017-05-27 14:37

British Airways cancels all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick until 1700GMT amid IT failure.

French investigators: EgyptAir MS804 crash an accident

2017-05-06 16:08

No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims aboard an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May 2016, a source close to the French investigation says.

Photo of mock IED found at Toronto airport released

2017-04-17 21:04

US customs officials have released a photo of a mock improvised explosive device that led to delays at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

PICS: Residents pull plane crash victims out of wreckage

2017-03-01 22:37

Residents at an estate in Midrand have helped rescue three people injured after a light aircraft crashed into one of the properties in the area, say paramedics.

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