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Tokyo braces for heaviest rain in 60 years

Flights, Formula One race, Rugby World Cup matches, train services already cancelled.

US airlines struggle with tariff on Airbus planes

Delta Air Lines called the proposed levy ‘an unfair tax on US consumers and companies.’

Malaysia Airlines tops complaints to Mavcom

Most of the complaints received by airport regulator for Jan 1 to June 30 are for mishandled baggage, processing of refunds and online booking issues.

Ethiopian crash victims want 737 MAX documents from Boeing, FAA

Nearly 100 lawsuits have been filed against Boeing by at least a dozen law firms representing families of the Ethiopian Airlines crash victims.

Mavcom defends itself after fierce criticism from Fernandes

Mavcom executive chairman Nungsari Ahmad Radhi says the commission has been successful in promoting transparency and helping passengers save money.

Making a movie about me? Then, tell the whole truth, says...

The prime minister says if anyone were to make a movie on his life, he does not want it to be embellished.

Act against airlines still charging processing fees, Mavcom told

Consumer group says the country's laws are clear and that authorities must ensure the law is adhered to.

Airlines group welcomes court decision against AirAsia

The Board of Airlines Representatives Malaysia says the court's decision on the passenger service charges ensures a level playing field.

Flight shaming won’t reduce emissions in Asia

Airlines and local governments will have to find other ways to mitigate the impact of air travel in Asia.

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator’s order

The emergency order comes after Iran shot down a high-altitude US drone with a surface-to-air missile.

World Airline Awards: 10 syarikat penerbangan terbaik dunia diumum

Anugerah World Airline dari Skytrax turut tampilkan kategori Staf Kabin Terbaik Dunia, Syarikat Penerbangan Tambang Rendah Terbaik Dunia dan Penerbangan Paling Bersih.

Global airlines slash profit forecast 21% on protectionism fears

Airlines will still turn a profit this year, but there is no easy money to be made says IATA general.

India’s beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

Indian Immigration authorities stop former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London a month after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.

Consult us before imposing departure levy, urges tourism group

Mita president Uzaidi Udanis says industry players are still in the dark as there is no information on the exact mechanism of implementation.

Oman seeks US$6 billion for aviation industry expansion

Oman Aviation Group plans to raise the funds through a sale of assets or by taking on more debt.

Asiana Airlines shares surge on reports parent group to sell stake

Last week, Kumho Asiana Group's restructuring plan had been rejected by the troubled airline's creditors.

Be careful in approving new flying schools, says ex-aviation authority chief

Azharuddin Abd Rahman, who is now the chairman of a flying school, says if there are too many schools, there may be an oversupply of pilots, as happened in the past.

Airlines cautious as analysts weigh Boeing 737 MAX capacity

Analysts are expecting a short-term hit to flying capacity while Boeing resolves safety concerns and trains pilots.

30% jump in international passengers at Langkawi airport, as island braces...

Malaysia Airports attributes this to major expansion work on the airport last year, all in time for the coming LIMA aerospace show.

Airlines rethink US$55 billion in Boeing orders amid crash concern

Boeing's order book could be seriously hit as mounting safety concerns prompt airlines to reconsider about US$55 billion worth of purchases.

The nations grounding their Boeing 737 Max planes

There are some 350 of the 737 Max 8 planes currently in service around the world.

Indian airlines halt service to north Indian cities amid tensions

Flights to Amritsar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Jammu, Leh and Srinagar have been affected due to airspace restrictions or airport closures.

Local airlines crew turning drug mules worry cops

Bukit Aman anti-narcotics chief Mohmad Salleh says airline crew members have been caught in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand for such offences.

Indonesian airlines slash fares after outcry over holiday surge

PT Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air and PT AirAsia Indonesia are among the carriers which cut prices from Jan. 11.