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Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks to review

Boeing Co is making progress toward getting its 737 MAX aircraft in the air again but the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will need at least several more weeks for review, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said ...

What a no-deal Brexit could mean for UK Europe aviation

What a no-deal Brexit could mean for UK Europe aviation

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit remains very much alive. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is committed to leaving the EU on October 31, despite Parliament passing a law ...

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing's new futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish -- opened days before the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of communist rule -- promises to transform the Chinese capital into a major Asian aviation hub.

Greta Thunberg leads Montreal climate strike amid aviation emissions talks

Greta Thunberg leads Montreal climate strike amid aviation emissions talks

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired a ‘flight-shaming’ movement against air travel, is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal ...

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

French authorities are working to declassify military files linked to a mysterious crash more than 50 years ago of an Air France plane that plunged into the Mediterranean just minutes before it was due to land ...

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

A landmark strike by British Airways pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay.

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay.

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies have been restored to debt-ridden Air India at six airports following government-mediated talks, after a two-and-half-week suspension by oil companies over the late payment of dues, local media reported.

KLM to scrap 10 flights over ground staff strike

KLM to scrap 10 flights over ground staff strike

Dutch national carrier KLM will scrap 10 European flights Monday due to a two-hour strike by ground staff demanding higher wages, an airline spokeswoman said Sunday.

Flights suspended at Libya airport after rocket fire

Flights suspended at Libya airport after rocket fire

Flights were temporarily suspended Saturday at the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport after it was hit by a rocket as two civilian flights were landing, airport authorities said.

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport

The Philippines on Wednesday approved a plan to build a new airport near Manila, in a bid to ease congestion with the capital's existing airport operating at full capacity.

Aviation set to benefit from global research to make air travel 'cleanest, less-polluting', says al-Baker

Aviation set to benefit from global research to make air travel 'cleanest, less-polluting', says al-Baker

The global aviation industry may benefit from research by engine manufacturers that aims to make air travel one of the “cleanest and less-polluting” mode of transportation, says Qatar Airways group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker.