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Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike

Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike

India's Jet Airways was fighting multiple crises Wednesday after grounding six planes, leaving it with only a third of its fleet flying, while pilots have threatened to walk out and a major shareholder ...

India government asked banks to save Jet Airways, avoid bankruptcy: sources

India government asked banks to save Jet Airways, avoid bankruptcy: sources

India's government has asked state-run banks to rescue privately held Jet Airways without pushing it into bankruptcy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to avert thousands of job losses ...

Boeing’s $600bn Max orders at risk as airlines waver

Boeing’s $600bn Max orders at risk as airlines waver

Boeing Co’s $600bn-plus order book for its 737 Max began shaking after several big customers threatened to reconsider their purchases in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash ...

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

Boeing black boxes flown to France as jets grounded worldwide

The black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia were flown to France Thursday for analysis as the ban on the model went worldwide ...

No discount on aviation safety

No discount on aviation safety

After the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane operated by Ethiopian Airlines on March 10, many countries and jurisdictions are grounding the narrow-body series aircraft over growing concerns about its safety.

Boeing vs the airlines

Boeing vs the airlines

Following a second fatal accident of its new, short-haul flagship jet, the 737 MAX, Boeing is facing its largest crisis since the turbulent entry-into-service of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Qatar Airways concludes 'spectacular' week at ITB Berlin 2019

Qatar Airways concludes 'spectacular' week at ITB Berlin 2019

Qatar Airways concluded a “spectacular” week at this year’s ITB Berlin, at which the airline revealed seven new destinations to be added to its global route network in 2019 ...

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain on Tuesday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident ...

Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight people suffered minor injuries during an aborted take-off at London Stansted Airport, causing flights to be suspended for around three hours.

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands of travellers were stranded in Bangkok on Thursday when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace ...

Al-Baker calls for increased liberalisation of African aviation market

Al-Baker calls for increased liberalisation of African aviation market

Qatar Airways group chief executive, HE Akbar al-Baker has highlighted the need for a global repositioning of Africa’s aviation industry as well as the changing political approach to aviation in the region ...

Aviation safety non-negotiable, goal — zero accidents

Aviation safety non-negotiable, goal — zero accidents

Flying continues to be the safest form of long distance travel the world has ever known.