DUBAI: An Emirates jet that skidded along the runway on its fuselage at Dubai airport and caught fire last month was subjected to shifting winds as it made a failed attempt to abort a landing, United Arab Emirates (UAE) investigators said on Tuesday.
ISTANBUL: Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Tuesday posted a massive loss as concerns over security in Turkey and the region took their toll on the ambitious airline.
ISLAMABAD: Dubai officials imposed 5000 dirham fine on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) over sending a woman to the country on a man’s passport.
MOSCOW: Air links between Russia and Egypt will be cut for at least several months after last month’s air crash in which 224 died, the Kremlin’s chief of staff said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window — a drone.
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) has approved new National Aviation Policy for revamping of the sector.
TAIPEI: Rescuers scrambled to reach around 30 people trapped in the wreckage of a passenger plane which clipped a road bridge and plunged into a river outside Taiwan’s capital Wednesday, leaving at least 11 feared dead.
HANOI: Four people were killed Wednesday when a Vietnamese military helicopter crashed minutes after it set off from southern Ho Chi Minh City, an army official told AFP.
CAIRO/TUNIS: Tunisia and Egypt’s Cairo airport cancelled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.
ALGIERS: An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.