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Most Thomas Cook holidaymakers back in UK

Britain's peacetime repatriation to continue until Oct 6.

Airlines body says same PSC rate should apply for KLIA

Board of Airline Representatives Malaysia says treating KLIA differently is against fair competition and a disadvantage for those operating from the airport.

Register passengers using MyKad, urges body for e-hailing drivers

Daryl Chong says there are weaknesses in present system which uses SIM card and accepts any name to be a passenger.

Levy will reduce number of passengers flying out by 835,000 yearly

The International Air Transport Association says the levy will also decrease the aviation sector’s GDP contribution by up to RM1.7 billion and see the loss of 5,300 jobs.

Cathay enlists firm once sued for data breach to help after...

The airline is just the latest company to have its data hacked, with Facebook Inc., and fellow air carriers British Airways Plc and Delta Air Lines Inc. all targeted over the past year.

Cathay Pacific hit by data leak affecting 9.4m passengers

Cathay Pacific acted immediately to contain the event, commence a thorough investigation with the assistance of a leading cybersecurity firm, and to further strengthen IT security measures.

China’s Didi imposes strict driver requirements for late-night rides

Didi and other ride-hailing firms are currently under heavy scrutiny from the Chinese government, which has pledged to scrub the industry of vehicles and drivers that fail to meet safety standards by the end of 2018.

Indian bus plunges into valley, 43 dead

Passengers who survived the accident in Jagtial district of Telangana state were being treated for injuries.

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.

Guan Eng: We need to find other ways to expand Penang...

Finance minister says federal government’s finances are extremely limited.

Finally, Penang airport expansion plans set to take off

Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow says the first step is to optimise the terminal to reduce passenger congestion, especially during peak hours.

The Mahathir Doctrine: A new deal between Malaysia and China

It is to China’s benefit to deal with a Malaysian government that is not perceived to be anyone’s client state.

Air France leans on KLM to buoy passenger numbers amid strikes

Air France flew fewer people in May after strikes hampered operations, leaving KLM to prop up business at parent company Air France-KLM.

Global airports face capacity crisis amid passenger boom, IATA says

IATA said that airports and air traffic control systems were not adequately accounting for the annual increase in air passengers.

US asks foreign airports to strengthen passenger electronics screening

Amid growing concerns about the possibility of hidden explosives, TSA began stricter scrutiny of electronic devices by US travellers last year.

Ladies coach? This Middle Eastern couple doesn’t give a damn

When told he was not supposed to sit in the ladies coach, the Arab man remained defiant and flashed his middle finger instead.

Are we on the brink of a serious bus fire tragedy?

Although most of those involved in recent bus fires escaped unharmed, we may not always be as lucky.

NZ warns of measles infection on Malaysia Airlines flight

Medical authorities in Auckland say passengers on MH133 on April 15 should monitor for symptoms after one of them on the flight was infected.

Russia says its input into MH17 crash over Ukraine ignored

Russian foreign minister says the international team investigating the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane in 2014 is not properly considering the evidence presented by the Russians.

Passengers may pay for Grab’s takeover of Uber

Unless another giant transportation network company enters the local market to offer e-hailing services using private vehicles, Grab will be enjoying a monopoly.

Turkish private jet carrying 11 crashes in Iran

Turkish and Iranian officials says there were eight passengers and three crew aboard the plane which crashed in the south of Iran while flying from Sharjah to Istanbul.

Cell phone catches fire onboard Canada flight

The make and model of the phone were not made public.

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

The heavy snowfall lashing Europe forced Geneva airport to suspend all air traffic Thursday, while trains in Switzerland were also facing delays.

Hundreds of CNY passengers stranded at Duta bus terminal

Land Public Transport Commission says the bus operators were probably trying to avoid the commission’s Op Serkap, resulting in passengers having to wait for long hours.