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28 NOV 2019
Air India focused on day-to-day survival as shutdown fears bite

Air India focused on day-to-day survival as shutdown fears bite

India's debt-crippled national airline is focused solely on daily survival and keeping its flights in the air, a spokesman said Thursday, after the government ... More
28 NOV 2019

Homemade helicopter puts fresh spin on Indonesia traffic woes

Indonesia's notorious traffic gridlock has been known to send commuters into a spin, but one man has decided to rise above the daily grind -- by building his very own helicopter.Jujun Junaedi spends his ... More
26 NOV 2019

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 29

At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.A survivor among the ... More
14 NOV 2019

South African Airways cancels flights ahead of strike

South African Airways (SAA) said Wednesday it was cancelling all its flights as thousands of workers vowed to press ahead with an indefinite strike the following day, after the troubled national carrier announced a ... More
31 OCT 2019

Air France-KLM profits nosedive on strong dollar and A380 withdrawal

Net profits at French-Dutch airline Air France-KLM fell by more than half in the third quarter, hit by a stronger dollar and the withdrawal from service of the A380 super jumbo A380.Air travel this ... More
31 OCT 2019

BA-owner IAG says quarterly profits hit by strikes

London-listed airline giant IAG admitted Thursday that recent historic strikes by British Airways pilots had hurt its performance in the third quarter.Net profit sank nine percent to 1.0 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in the ... More
31 OCT 2019

Qantas grounds Boeing 737 plane with crack, inspects others

Australian flag carrier Qantas said Thursday it had grounded one Boeing 737NG due to a structural crack, and was urgently inspecting 32 others for the flaw.The grounding is the latest safety concern for Boeing, ... More
31 OCT 2019
India's IndiGo shops for 300 Airbus planes

India's IndiGo shops for 300 Airbus planes

Indian airline IndiGo has placed an order for 300 A320neo family aircraft from Airbus, making it one of its largest-ever orders from a single ... More
31 OCT 2019

Rome's Fiumicino airport expansion rejected for environmental reasons

Officials in Rome have rejected a plan to expand Fiumicino airport after an environmental commission deemed the project incompatible with an existing natural reserve, the environmental ministry said Monday.The "Fiumicino Airport - Master Plan ... More
17 OCT 2019
Aircraft conversions to boost Boeing's services activity in Asia

Aircraft conversions to boost Boeing's services activity in Asia

Boeing Global Services (BGS) took advantage of the MRO Asia-Pacific event which was held in Singapore at the end of September to look over the ... More
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