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08 OCT 2018

Qatar Airways commits to Iran flights despite sanctions


US sanctions on Iran will not impact Qatar Airways' flights to the Islamic republic, the airline's boss Akbar al-Baker said on Monday.Speaking at a high-profile business conference in the Qatari capital Doha, Baker said ... More
07 OCT 2018

Saturated Lisbon airport puts Portugal tourism boom at risk


A record number of passengers using Lisbon's airport is proving a bittersweet achievement as daily delays and a lack of space to park planes threatens to strangle the goose laying golden eggs for Portugal's ... More
02 OCT 2018

Danish low-cost airline Primera folds wings


Danish low-cost airline Primera Air halted operations on Tuesday, citing financial troubles that forced it to file for bankruptcy, and leaving angry passengers stranded.The move by Primera, which started in 2003 in Iceland and ... More
28 SEP 2018

Ryanair cancels flights as strike hits Europe


Ryanair canceled scores of European flights on Friday but downplayed the impact of a strike that unions hoped would be the biggest in the airline's history.The Dublin-based carrier insisted that the disruption to customers ... More
28 SEP 2018

Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon


Passengers were forced to swim for their lives Friday when an airliner ditched into a lagoon after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island and began sinking.The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting ... More
26 SEP 2018

Airlines angry over 'risky' Brexit deadlock


The impasse between Britain and the EU in Brexit negotiations is "crazy" and "risky" for airlines with time running out to ensure cross-Channel flights can continue unimpeded, the world's airline body has warned.The International ... More
26 SEP 2018

Ryanair cuts number of flight cancellations due Friday


Ryanair will axe 150 flights scheduled Friday when cabin crews strike across Europe, the Irish no-frills airline said Wednesday, lowering its previous estimate of 190. The Dublin-based carrier said in a statement that it ... More
24 SEP 2018

Sydney breaks ground on new airport


Sydney-bound holidaymakers will soon have more options to reach Australia's largest city, which on Monday broke ground on a new US$3.6 billion airport. "Western Sydney Airport" is scheduled to open in 2026 as part ... More
23 SEP 2018

Erdogan says new Istanbul airport will open despite strike


The new international airport in Istanbul, one of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature mega projects, will open as scheduled on October 29 despite a builders strike, he said Sunday."The opening date is October 29, ... More
20 SEP 2018

Anger over national carrier launch suspension in Nigeria


Leading figures in Nigeria's aviation industry voiced shock and anger Thursday after plans to relaunch a national airline, 15 years after the collapse of a former flag carrier, were placed on hold.The government in ... More
08/10 Qatar Airways commits to Iran flights despite sanctions
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