NEW YORK: An Egypt Air flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported.
SINGAPORE: Eight budget airlines from Southeast Asia, Japan and Australia said Monday they have formed what they called the world’s largest alliance of low-cost carriers, enabling customers to book connections using a shared platform.
SHANGHAI: A Chinese airline on Saturday completed the country’s first commercial flight using biofuel, made from waste cooking oil, as the government seeks to promote greater environmental sustainability.
BAGHDAD: A bullet hit the fuselage of a flydubai airliner on its descent into Baghdad, prompting several carriers to suspend their flights to the Iraqi capital on Tuesday.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE: Airbus Group has not decided whether it will launch its proposed A330neo jet at this month’s Farnborough Airshow but is confident about the outlook for plane orders at the gala event, its strategy chief Marwan Lahoud said on Saturday.