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Airbus will challenge Boeing to undo showstopping 737 Max deal

Airbus’ CEO game to fight for the IAG deal before it develops into a final contract.

Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

Ethiopian Airlines CEO bites back at US politician who blamed the pilots as the cause of the crashes.

The first transatlantic flight 100 years ago

A look back at Captain John Alcock's and navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown's 3,000 km flight – the world's first non-stop transatlantic flight – 100 years ago.

5 years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy

Concerns persist over inadequate government intelligence sharing and reluctance by countries involved in a conflict to divulge information.

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.

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August

IATA plans to organise a summit with airlines, regulators and Boeing in 5 to 7 weeks to discuss what is needed for the 737 MAX to return to service.

China’s big three airlines seek 737 MAX payouts from Boeing

China Eastern confirms that the airline has presented Boeing with a compensation claim.

US airline group sees record summer travel, despite 737 MAX grounding

Airlines for America expects 257.4 million passengers to travel on US airlines this summer.

Pangkor airport to be upgraded

State officials hold talks on direct flights from Ipoh, Subang and other airports.

Boeing 737 Max operators to meet as regulators mull jet’s return

DALLAS: Airlines that use Boeing Co.’s 737 Max will meet next week to discuss the grounded plane’s eventual return to service, just as global...

Meet the Pakistani popcorn seller who built his own plane

Fayyaz dreams of joining the air force as a child, but his father died when he was young, forcing him to quit school and provide for the family.

‘Thrust reverser’ broken on plane that slid into Florida river

The failure of the left-hand 'thrust reverser' on the Boeing 737-800 is one of the factors investigators are looking at.

Probe begins after Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river

Investigators will not be able to recover the cockpit voice recorder, which is located in the tail of the plane and under water, until the aircraft is lifted out of the river.

KLIA, klia2 implement world’s first runway debris detection system

The system developed in Japan will detect foreign object debris on the three runways and boost safety and security.

Fresh SAS woe as strike grounds 110,000 travellers

The pilots' association say work schedules, not wages, are their main gripe.

Global software ‘glitch’ leaves Air India passengers stranded

More than 80 domestic and international flights were delayed for six hours because of the issue.

KLIA-klia2 link will boost air traffic, says Mavcom

Airside connectivity will also reduce congestion at KLIA without the need to build more terminals.

3 killed in aircraft runway accident near Everest

The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest region and is reputed to be one of the most difficult in the world for landings and take-offs.

World’s largest plane makes first test flight

The behemoth hit a top speed of 304 kilometers per hour and reached an altitude of 5,182 meters.

MAHB gets 50-year extension to manage airports nationwide

Malaysia Airports welcomes the decision, saying it shows Putrajaya's confidence in them

After sprucing up airports, MAHB in drive to boost tourist arrivals

Malaysia Airports announces a major campaign to promote the country.

Malaysia ready to take control of southern Johor airspace

Management of the airspace was delegated to Singapore in 1974 and the transport ministers of both countries have agreed to review the airspace agreement.

US airlines hit by system-wide outages

Earlier, carriers had reported problems through their social media accounts.

S.Korea’s Asiana Airlines to cut unprofitable routes, fleet size

South Korea's second-largest carrier has been under pressure to strengthen its balance sheet after its auditor declined to sign off its latest financial report.