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Air Italy unveils Boeing 737 Max in  'striking' new livery

Air Italy unveils Boeing 737 Max in 'striking' new livery

The aircraft, the first of approximately 50 new aircraft to be added to the Air Italy fleet by 2022, is the first of 20 brand new Boeing 737 Max aircraft that will join the airline over the next three years.

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

A decision by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) will allow the provision of Internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes.

US inspectors probe deadly Southwest jet engine explosion

US inspectors probe deadly Southwest jet engine explosion

The engine explosion, which occurred about 20 minutes after the Dallas-bound Southwest Flight 1380 with 149 on board took off from New York's LaGuardia Airport, sent pieces of shrapnel flying.

India proposes sale of 76% stake in Air India

India proposes sale of 76% stake in Air India

India's federal cabinet in June 2017 approved a proposal to sell shares in the airline, which is more than $8.5bn in debt.

Qatar Airways launches club for its youngest passengers

Qatar Airways launches club for its youngest passengers

New flying club for the airline’s youngest passengers is designed to put even more fun into flying for children

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair has agreed to buy a majority stake in the new Austrian leisure airline founded by former motor racing champion Niki Lauda in a major push on the German and Austrian markets dominated by Lufthansa.

Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways will take delivery of the first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft between February 15 and 20, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has said.

Qatar Airways continues expansion in Asia, adds flight to Bangkok

Qatar Airways continues expansion in Asia, adds flight to Bangkok

The new service to Bangkok, which commences on March 25, is part of the award-winning airline’s continued expansion in Southeast Asia, following its launch of direct service to Thailand’s Chiang Mai late last year.

Qatar Airways offers discounts to mark Qatar National Day

Qatar Airways offers discounts to mark Qatar National Day

Passengers who will book between December 13 and 18 can avail up to 40% off all-inclusive Economy fares and a ‘2 for 1’ Premium offer to destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Americas.

Qatar Airways flies high in 2017 with 50-plus top awards

Qatar Airways flies high in 2017 with 50-plus top awards

National carrier has had a record-breaking year in 2017 as the airline claimed more global awards than ever before in its 20th year of operations

Wizz Air applies for UK licence before Brexit

Wizz Air applies for UK licence before Brexit

Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air announced on Wednesday that it has applied for a British air operator's licence in order to make its operations ‘Brexit ready’.

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa plans to use the Air Berlin assets to quickly expand its Eurowings budget business. News of the deal pushed Lufthansa shares up more than 3% to their highest level in nearly 17 years.