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Another difficult week for aviation

Another difficult week for aviation

It’s been another extremely turbulent week for aviation around the world. Here’s a run-down of the news you need to know. Oman Air has permanently terminated hundreds of cabin crew with immediate effect ...

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

A Japan-bound plane caught fire on takeoff at Manila airport in the Philippines late Sunday, killing all eight people on board, airport authorities said.

Amsterdam-Delhi flight turned back amid corona confusion

Amsterdam-Delhi flight turned back amid corona confusion

A KLM flight from Amsterdam to New Delhi was turned around midair, an official and a passenger told AFP on Saturday, after apparent confusion about India's coronavirus regulations.

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

The world is now engaged in an unprecedented fight against a common enemy – the coronavirus. Governments around the world have clamped effective measures ...

Stay strong, aviation

Stay strong, aviation

Aviation is perhaps one of history’s greatest ever achievements. Within its 100 years of existence, the magic of flight continues to effortlessly connect people, cultures and businesses ...

Governments offer airlines aid as coronavirus drives deeper flight cuts

Governments offer airlines aid as coronavirus drives deeper flight cuts

Australia and Taiwan joined a growing list of countries offering financial aid to their ailing aviation sectors

Virus-stricken airlines face bailout or bust

Virus-stricken airlines face bailout or bust

Airlines worldwide face an unprecedented existential threat as the coronavirus shuts down global travel, leaving governments with controversial and costly decisions about which carriers to bail out

Ethiopian Airlines marks one year since plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines marks one year since plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines on Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the crash of Flight 302 by bringing relatives of the dead together for a ceremony at the crash site southeast of the capital, Addis Ababa.

Civic ministry officials review efforts to conserve biological diversity

Civic ministry officials review efforts to conserve biological diversity

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) participated in a discussion session with pioneers of environmental initiatives, organised by the Friends of the Environment Centre of the Ministry ...

Global aviation raises vigil against illegal wildlife traffic

Global aviation raises vigil against illegal wildlife traffic

Earth is home to countless and diverse species of fauna and flora – too many to even attempt counting.

Global aviation in crisis

Global aviation in crisis

The industry is bracing for the first fall in global air travel in more than a decade. In IATA’s initial assessment of the impact, the organisation said it expected global demand ...

Air France to cut 1,500 jobs by end-2022: union sources

Air France to cut 1,500 jobs by end-2022: union sources

Air France is to cut 1,500 jobs, mostly ground staff, by late 2022, union sources told AFP Thursday, though the company declined to confirm the figures pending talks with labour representatives.