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Air India flights delayed as ground staff go on strike

MUMBAI -- Almost 400 ground staff of the Air India were on strike Thursday at the Mumbai International Airport terminal over non-payment of Diwali...

Crashed Lion Air Boeing 737 went into service only in August

JAKARTA -- The Lion Air passenger aircraft which crashed in Indonesia today was a new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that went into service...

Are those pillows and blankets on the airplane clean?

Passengers on long-distance flights enjoy taking an extended nap. But it can get quite chilly inside the airplane. That’s why there are extra pillows...

Italy’s Alitalia files for insolvency, secures loan to keep flying

Rome - Italy's troubled airline Alitalia filed for insolvency on Tuesday, after its workers rejected a tough restructuring plan, but secured a 600-million-euro (650-million-dollar) government...

World’s shortest international flight cancelled

Stuttgart  - An 8-minute flight between Germany and Switzerland that was said to be the world's shortest regularly scheduled international route has been discontinued,...

Cathay Pacific flight forced to land after reported engine fire

Sydney (dpa) - A Cathay Pacific aircraft from Perth to Hong Kong made an unscheduled landing in Indonesia Friday after an engine reportedly caught...

Indian, Singaporean airlines to fly 10 pc more passengers

NEW DELHI, April 6 - Airlines of India and Singapore would now be able to fly ten per cent more passengers with the signing of...

MAS eyes new routes to China, India

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is currently eyeing new destinations in the region, particularly in China and India, said its group CEO, Ahmad Jauhari...

Etihad airways and Garuda Indonesia announce new codeshare destinations

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 - Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and...

India’s Kingfisher Airlines loses international flying slots

NEW DELHI, Feb 26 – The cash-stripped Kingfisher Airlines has lost all its international bilateral traffic rights with immediate effect. In making the announcement, India’s Minister...