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EU 'won't limit strike rights' in air traffic control row

EU 'won't limit strike rights' in air traffic control row

The EU on Thursday vowed not to limit air traffic controllers' right to strike, after Ryanair and IAG demanded action to end crippling stoppages that they say are bringing misery to hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers.

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

The matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty was grilled Monday over allegations she used company resources to illegally hire foreign housekeepers, as a probe into the scandal-hit family widened.

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

“I urge countries around the world to lower the entire burden of taxes and charges on aviation if the sector is to grow,” de Juniac said at a media roundtable in Sydney.

Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya

Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya

The wreckage of a small plane was found in central Kenya on Thursday, two days after it went missing in bad weather with 10 people on board, the transport minister said.

Sri Lankan jailed in Australia for fake bomb threat on plane

Sri Lankan jailed in Australia for fake bomb threat on plane

A man who threatened to detonate a fake bomb aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne while under the influence of drugs was jailed Thursday for 12 years by an Australian court.

Fiji Airways becomes first 'oneworld connect' partner

Fiji Airways becomes first 'oneworld connect' partner

The oneworld alliance of some 13 of the world’s leading airlines, including Qatar Airways, has introduced “oneworld connect,” a new platform for airlines to link up to the world’s premier alliance.

India reviews plan to sell stake in national carrier

India reviews plan to sell stake in national carrier

The government had announced a plan in March to sell a 76% stake in the airline.

Indian government heads for airline auction flop

Indian government heads for airline auction flop

The cut-off date has already been put back by three weeks because of the lack of interest.

India police investigate AirAsia boss Fernandes

India police investigate AirAsia boss Fernandes

India's federal police Tuesday raided local offices of budget carrier AirAsia as investigators accused the airline's boss Tony Fernandes of illegally obtaining operating licences.

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah late on Monday after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system.

Qatar refutes UAE claims at ICAO panel meeting

Qatar refutes UAE claims at ICAO panel meeting

The Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority Abdullah bin Nasser Turki al-Subaey has refuted UAE’s allegations that Qatari fighters intercepted its civilian aircraft.

Two dead after cargo plane crashes in Nepal

Two dead after cargo plane crashes in Nepal

The wreckage was found scattered across a mountain at an altitude of 3,900 metres (12,800 feet).