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Lithuanian fined RM12,000 for disturbance on flight

Lithuanian man, working as construction consultant in London, says he can't remember what happened as he was drunk.

Malaysia Airlines denies extra charges for baggage

The national carrier says passengers can choose from two types of baggage rates.

Bali shuts down for ‘Day of Silence’

Known locally as Nyepi, Hindus on the island are expected to stay at home for 24 hours and self-reflect.

47 Malaysians released in Cambodia miss flight home today

They will now only take the flights on Sunday or Monday.

Russia says it is ready for talks with Netherlands on downing...

This comes a day after the Dutch foreign ministry said it was confident Russian officials would be willing to meet to decide who was responsible.

Hopes fade for Cardiff’s Sala as rescuers suspend search

Rescuers' hopes rest in the possibility that the passengers are in a life raft, which has so far evaded detection.

Six ways to keep bad weather from ruining your trip

Try these six tips the next time a bad forecast is looming over your much-needed getaway.

‘Black boxes’ the top priority for Lion Air crash investigators

The top priority for investigators will be finding the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder to help determine the cause, safety experts said.

Jetliner lands in US after world’s longest flight

A one-way ticket from Singapore to New York on this flight costs about US$2,150 in premium economy and US$3,500 for a roundtrip itinerary.

Dutch scramble F-16s after airline passenger scare

The scuffle broke out over Germany, about half-an-hour before the KLM Airbus A330-200 jet was to land at Schiphol airport early Saturday.

Emergency evacuation: Indian flyer mistakes exit door for loo

GoAir said the first-time flying passenger was handed over to the authorities for further investigation after the plane arrived safely at its destination.

Flight of India’s Jet Airways loses cabin pressure, causes minor injuries...

Videos taken by passengers quickly went viral on social media, focusing public attention on the airline at a time when it is struggling to cut costs and embroiled in a pay dispute with pilots.

Passengers suffer illness on separate flights to Philadelphia

There was no indication the incidents, which occurred over two days at separate US airports, were related.

This new Google tool tells you when to buy holiday season...

New insights from Google reveal that right now—late August—might be the best time to start thinking about your holiday travels if you want to get the best flight or hotel deal.

Aviation expert slams MH370 investigators

Mike Keane writes in The Australian that pilot hijack is the only realistic scenario that makes sense of what is dubbed the greatest aviation mystery in history.

Kiwi man who tried to open plane door in midair fined...

The restaurant manager was charged with endangering a Malaysia Airlines plane flying from Auckland to KLIA on Aug 12.

VIP koala takes seat on UK flight

A koala scaled new heights this week after flying by passenger plane from Germany to Scotland to become Edinburgh Zoo's newest resident.

Malaysia Airlines’ stewardesses uniforms fine, says deputy minister

Deputy transport minister tells Dewan Rakyat that uniforms of Malaysia Airlines stewardesses meet the requirements of aviation safety authorities and reflect local culture.

Most passengers in non-fatal Mexican plane crash were US citizens

The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 passenger jet smashed into scrubland near the runway shortly after the plane took off from an airport in northern Durango state on Tuesday.

Anti-wasp plastic covers caused Malaysia Airlines flight emergency

An Australian report says pre-flight inspection failure forced a Malaysia Airlines flight from Brisbane to Malaysia to return to Brisbane earlier this month.

Dead baby found in toilet of AirAsia India flight

A woman suspected to have given birth onboard has been detained by police.

‘Technical glitch’ forces Malaysia Airlines flight to return to Brisbane

National carrier confirms KL-bound Wednesday night flight from Brisbane had to do an air turn and return to the Australian city.

Qatar Airways adapts to blockade, may avoid making a loss

The airline lost access to 18 cities in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain in mid-2017, when those four countries cut ties with Qatar.

AirAsia cancels Bali flights after volcano spews ash

But the budget airline says several flights will remain as scheduled until further notice.