An Indonesian Lion Air jet with 189 passengers and crew plunged into the sea Monday in what could be the country’s deadliest aviation accident since 234 people died when an Airbus A-300B4 operated by national carrier Garuda crashed in 1997.
A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) consumer watchdog series has published a new study that names the five dirtiest surfaces on an airplane.
Relatives of passengers on Lion Air Flight JT-610 wait anxiously for news at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was headed. (Elza Elvia/Antara Foto/ Reuters)
FLYING has its benefits, the foremost being the speed at which you can relocate from a dreich day in Scotland to a blink of sun in Spain or some sightseeing in Slovakia. The downside is you’ve got to be in the air to do it.
When it comes to in-flight entertainment, it all depends on your mood.
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The graduates are also trained to ensure all airport staff and airline operators adhere to national and international regulations, inspect the operational quality of airports, ensure that all equipment are handled correctly, execute secretarial tasks, review security committee reports, issue licenses to employees of the aviation sector and evaluate security threats and their severity.
Prior to his appointment, Al Darmaki was the chief technology officer at Awasr where he played an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development and growth. He was responsible for the functional management of the Awasr vision and strategy.
The Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs has licensed 60 organisers to arrange pilgrimage and each will get 100 seats on an average,” said Ayman Al Sitri, one of the organisers. The cost will cover entire expenses including airline tickets and stay at Mecca and Medina, he added.
When it closed on July 6, 1998, after seven turbulent decades, Kai Tak Airport was a civic treasure and icon of Hong Kong
Some Corbyn fans aren’t quite as blinkered. There are those who have clocked that opinion hasn’t shifted on Brexit, that even those who didn’t vote for it think it should still happen, and that Labour would haemorrhage votes in its northern Brexity heartlands if it decided to betray the people’s will.
More than 2,300 minors are thought to have been taken away from their parents at the US border with Mexico in recent weeks
Ryanair has renewed its calls for a limit on early-morning drinking at airports.
Cathay Pacific Airways has become the second airline to operate the A350-1000, the world’s newest long range widebody airliner. The airline took delivery of the aircraft at a special event in Toulouse, France.
Increasing adoption of in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems by airlines and private aircraft operators will drive annual service revenues from an estimated $3.7 billion in 2018 to over $8.4 billion by 2023, according to a new study by Juniper Research.
The recent rise in cases of human trafficking via air travel has jolted airlines to denounce the nefarious activity and set new control measures.
Aircraft and helicopters of the Azerbaijani Air Force are carrying out flights over Baku in preparation for the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, the Defense Ministry told APA on Wednesday.
Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Dr. Tunji Bello, speaks with KEMI LANRE-AREMU on his career and other issues
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Virgin Australia flyers suffering online FOMO (fear of missing out) can now stay connected on its international flights to the US, as the airline finally flicks the switch on inflight Wi-Fi.
Modi government had launched the slogan ‘Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas’ on its fourth anniversary on May 26.
Airline executives are gathering in Sydney’s winter chill under the shadow of higher oil prices and a string of accidents after enjoying a near-spotless 2017 in terms of profits and safety.
The agreement concerns joint action as well as technical and scientific cooperation in airports and air navigation services.
“The effect of fuel price and currency has been significant for us,” Lance Gokongwei, president and chief executive of Cebu Air Inc., told reporters after the stockholders’ meeting of conglomerate JG Summit Holdings on Monday.
“Various sanctions have been imposed on Iran’s civil aviation, but the industry has managed to live on … Iran will make use of its experience in the past years,” Reza Jafarzadeh told IRNA on Friday.
I fly somewhere at least once a month, most of the time two or there times, and I’ve somehow managed to never be in this situation. If you find yourself in the same predicament, here’s what I learned from talking to airline staff and going through it personally:
One of Velocity’s newest, but also most underrated airline partners is Hong Kong Airlines – because while the airline has limited routes to Australia, its network across Asia provides many opportunities for using Velocity points.
The Russian head of state offered the words of sympathy and support to the families of those killed in the crash and wishes of soonest recovery to the survivors
“Things have been organized, the fire has been put out, and the remains are being identified,” he said.
Recaro say they have airplane seats with antibacterial coating coming to the market soon, but only if you sit in this class. Buzz60
Shocking video footage has emerged showing the chaotic scenes of the crash site after a plane carrying 110 people crashed in Cuba.
Tampa International covets a nonstop flight to São Paulo, Brazil.
A black info-box headlined “Nextjet files for bankruptcy” covers the booking-page of the Swedish airline that for the last few years has operated the route from Oulu via Luleå to Tromsø.
The airline revised its guidelines on Monday for comfort animals on flights.