Jan 13, 2013 06:34 EST
Myanmar's state media said Sunday three army personnel were killed when a helicopter crashed in conflict-torn northern Kachin state, rebutting rebel claims that the aircraft had been shot down.
Jan 11, 2013 12:43 EST
London shares rose modestly on Friday in the wake of unexpectedly positive comments about the eurozone by European Central Bank head Mario Draghi.
Jan 11, 2013 09:19 EST
The US Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it would launch a review of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner after a recent spate of safety incidents involving the aircraft.
Jan 11, 2013 09:17 EST
A revival plan proposed by India's troubled Kingfisher Airlines is not enough to get the carrier back in the skies, an aviation ministry official said on Friday.
Jan 11, 2013 08:01 EST
Two more problems hit 787 Dreamliners in Japan on Friday, including a crack in a cockpit windshield that grounded one flight, the latest setbacks for Boeing's flagship aircraft.
Jan 11, 2013 06:43 EST
Japan's All Nippon Airways grounded a 787 Dreamliner Friday after a crack was found in the cockpit windshield, the latest setback for Boeing's flagship aircraft.
Jan 09, 2013 14:02 EST
Michael O'Leary, head of the low-cost Irish airline Ryanair, predicted on Wednesday that ailing Italian rival Alitalia would survive if it ties up with another carrier and trims its network, while adding that he planned to expand service to southern Italian destinations.
Jan 09, 2013 04:53 EST
Japan's All Nippon Airways said it cancelled a Boeing Dreamliner flight Wednesday because of a brake problem, the third glitch to hit the next-generation aircraft in as many days.
Jan 08, 2013 19:07 EST
Animal rights activists claimed a major victory Tuesday in their campaign to stop global airlines from transporting monkeys for use in laboratory experiments.
Jan 08, 2013 18:54 EST
A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that was to fly to Tokyo was grounded in Boston Tuesday following a fuel spill, one day after another plane of the same type suffered a fire, government officials said.
Jan 08, 2013 10:49 EST
Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline named American Airlines executive Craig Kreeger on Tuesday as its new head, one month after Delta Airlines agreed to buy 49 percent of the British carrier.
Jan 08, 2013 05:12 EST
Shares in Japan Airlines rose Tuesday despite a fire on one of its new Boeing Dreamliners in the US, with investors relieved that the finger of blame was pointing away from the carrier, brokers said.
Jan 08, 2013 02:40 EST
Flights at Bangladesh's main international airport ground to a halt after staff at the state-owned carrier Biman went on strike over a pay dispute.
Jan 07, 2013 22:54 EST
A smoky fire broke out aboard an empty Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner in Boston, officials said, in the latest trouble to hit the fuel-efficient Boeing passenger aircraft.
Jan 07, 2013 13:28 EST
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Monday that it has won a tender to supply India with six A330 air refuelling tankers, a deal potentially worth more than $1.0 billion (770 million euros).
Jan 07, 2013 05:20 EST
More than 27 kilos of rhino horn worth an estimated $1.4 million has been seized by airport officials in Thailand and Vietnam, official sources said on Monday.
Jan 05, 2013 12:58 EST
Thousands of angry passengers were stranded after heavy fog delayed flights at a Chinese airport early on Saturday, as the country was shivered through its coldest weather in almost three decades.
Jan 05, 2013 00:19 EST
Singapore Airlines has asked its captains to volunteer for unpaid leave amid a global economic slowdown that has dented long-haul travel demand, the airline said.
Jan 04, 2013 06:21 EST
Hong Kong Airlines announced Friday it will end its services to Tokyo in January, after it suspended flights to Osaka last October, to "tighten" its focus on regional routes.
Jan 03, 2013 22:32 EST
The FBI suspected that US-born Al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, killed in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen, could have bought air tickets for three of the 9/11 hijackers before the attacks, a transparency watchdog said.