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20 JUN 2018

Indian government grounds Air India sale plans

India has shelved its plans to sell debt-stricken national carrier Air India after failing to attract any bidders, a senior official has told local media.Civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu said the government had dropped ... More
20 JUN 2018

Russian airline launches flight to Iraq

Russian airline Red Wings on Wednesday made its maiden flight to Iraq as commercial services between Moscow and Baghdad resume following the 2003 Iraqi War. The Airbus 320 took off at 1.30am Moscow ... More
11 JUN 2018

Ryanair recognises cabin crew union in UK

Low-cost airline Ryanair said Monday it has formally recognised representation by a union of its cabin crew in Britain.Just a week after recognising cabin crew unions in Italy, Ryanair said in a statement that ... More
08 JUN 2018

Embattled Air India seeks 'urgent' loan

Air India has announced it is seeking an urgent multi-million-dollar loan to maintain day-to-day operations, highlighting the wretched financial predicament of the country's debt-stricken national carrier.In a statement posted on its website this week ... More
07 JUN 2018

10 killed in Kenyan plane crash

All 10 passengers of a small plane, whose wreckage was discovered in central Kenya two days after it went missing, died in the accident, the airline and government said Thursday."Unfortunately, from the reports we ... More
06 JUN 2018

Ryanair recognises cabin crew unions for first time

Ryanair has for the first time reached an agreement to recognise cabin crew staff who have union membership, but only in Italy, the Irish no-frills airline announced Wednesday.With Ryanair being forced to cancel 20,000 ... More
06 JUN 2018

Ethiopia to privatise parts of Ethiopian Airlines, telecom

Ethiopia will sell off parts of its major state-owned industries including Ethiopian Airlines and the country's lone telecom company, the ruling party announced on Tuesday.While the government will continue to hold the largest stake ... More
06 JUN 2018

Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya

Rescue teams on Wednesday were looking for a small plane with 10 people on board that went missing north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the aircraft owners and the national disaster agency said.The plane, ... More
05 JUN 2018

Air China resumes Beijing-Pyongyang flights

Flag carrier Air China is resuming flights between Beijing and Pyongyang after a five-month suspension, its website showed on Wednesday, as ties between the neighbouring nations improve.The resumption comes as China has sought to ... More
05 JUN 2018

Australia concern as Qantas to list Taiwan as part of China

Qantas is poised to list Taiwan as part of China on its websites, sparking concern Tuesday from Australia's foreign minister who said private firms must be able to conduct business "free from political pressure".The ... More
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