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EgyptAir Flight 804 broke up in mid-air after a fire - report

EgyptAir Flight 804 broke up in mid-air after a fire - report

Sunday, 24 July 2016 9:07 AM

Officials could not determine whether the fire thought to have caused the crash had been set off by a mechanical malfunction or by a malicious act

Lufthansa's Eurowings considering acquisition of some Air Berlin routes - report

Lufthansa's Eurowings considering acquisition of some Air Berlin routes - report

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 9:08 AM

Lufthansa said to be in talks with Air Berlin's largest shareholder Etihad over routes serviced by 40 aircraft outside of the airline's main Düsseldorf and Berlin bases

Drunk passenger 'bites man's arm, insults cabin crew' on flight from Dubai

Drunk passenger 'bites man's arm, insults cabin crew' on flight from Dubai

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 12:59 PM

Joshua McCarthy “lost it” on British Airways flight from Dubai to London, court hears

Plans mooted for cut in Saudia airfares

Plans mooted for cut in Saudia airfares

Sunday, 17 July 2016 5:07 PM

Saudi Arabia’s Shura council discusses possible revisions to national carrier’s prices

Qatar Airways to investigate allegations of mid-air assault

Qatar Airways to investigate allegations of mid-air assault

Sunday, 17 July 2016 2:33 PM

Victim’s wife describes on Facebook how four passengers attacked her husband on flight from Jeddah to Doha

Flight recorder on EgyptAir MS804 indicates fire before crash

Flight recorder on EgyptAir MS804 indicates fire before crash

Sunday, 17 July 2016 9:38 AM

Earlier analysis of the plane's flight data recorder showed there had been smoke in the lavatory and avionics bay

Shanghai Airport Authority fined over Emirates flight stowaway case

Shanghai Airport Authority fined over Emirates flight stowaway case

Thursday, 14 July 2016 1:38 PM

Regulator fines the airport authority $12,000 over the incident in which teenager sneaked on board flight from China to Dubai

Qatar Airways may increase stake in IAG

Qatar Airways may increase stake in IAG

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 12:39 PM

Gulf carrier’s current shareholding in British Airways owner is 15.67%

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrowbody planes

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrowbody planes

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 9:06 AM

Qatar earlier this year cancelled its first delivery of the narrowbody Airbus A320neo jet due after delays in delivery

Qatar Airways Dreamliner in emergency landing 'due to engine fault'

Qatar Airways Dreamliner in emergency landing 'due to engine fault'

Monday, 11 July 2016 10:50 AM

Boeing 787 forced to shut down one engine en route from Oslo to Doha

US passes amendments to block Iran's $25 billion Boeing deal

US passes amendments to block Iran's $25 billion Boeing deal

Sunday, 10 July 2016 11:39 AM

Companies in US prevented from selling commercial aircraft to the country

Boeing, Airbus facing fewer jet orders at Farnborough Airshow

Boeing, Airbus facing fewer jet orders at Farnborough Airshow

Sunday, 10 July 2016 10:02 AM

Gulf carriers Emirates and Oman Air are in the final stages of choosing between the A350 and its rival, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner

Emirates' Tim Clark sees little benefit from EU-level aviation deals

Emirates' Tim Clark sees little benefit from EU-level aviation deals

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 9:28 AM

European member states gave the executive European Commission a mandate to pursue air traffic agreements with the UAE, Qatar, Turkey and countries in southeast Asia to try to support the European aviation sector

Boeing said to court Emirates airline over revamped 777

Boeing said to court Emirates airline over revamped 777

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:48 PM

Reports say US aircraft manufacturer has been quietly working on new jet to rival the A380

Meridiana to axe 396 staff as part of Qatar Airways deal

Meridiana to axe 396 staff as part of Qatar Airways deal

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:47 PM

Italian airline agrees package of cuts required for Qatar to take 49% stake


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