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Aviation set to benefit from global research to make air travel 'cleanest, less-polluting', says al-Baker

Aviation set to benefit from global research to make air travel 'cleanest, less-polluting', says al-Baker

The global aviation industry may benefit from research by engine manufacturers that aims to make air travel one of the “cleanest and less-polluting” mode of transportation, says Qatar Airways group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker.

Aviation industry braces up for disruption as US-China trade war ratchets up

Aviation industry braces up for disruption as US-China trade war ratchets up

Aviation is the business of freedom. It enables globalisation. Since 1990, on average, globalisation has lifted 130,000 people a day from poverty.

Qatar’s aviation industry growth unaffected buy airspace curbs

Qatar’s aviation industry growth unaffected buy airspace curbs

Two years ago this week, a Saudi-led unjust blockade against Qatar prohibited all Qatari-registered jets from entering Saudi, UAE, Bahrain & Egypt airspace.

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

Indian Immigration authorities on Saturday stopped former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London, an official said, months after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.

US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service.

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration faced another grilling in Congress Wednesday following revelations that pilots complained to Boeing about the 737 MAX in the aftermath of the Lion Air crash.

The true cost of flying ‘low cost'

The true cost of flying ‘low cost'

Over the last decade, low-cost airlines have dominated the air travel sector. Around the world, passengers have become accustomed to being able to fly 2,000 miles for as little as $20.

At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air

At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air

At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported.

Global software 'glitch' leaves Air India passengers stranded

Global software 'glitch' leaves Air India passengers stranded

Thousands of Air India passengers were stranded at airports across the world Saturday, after a software ‘glitch’ left those travelling with the state-run airline unable to check in, officials said.

India's Jet Airways suspends all operations: statement

India's Jet Airways suspends all operations: statement

India's debt-stricken Jet Airways grounded all of its operations Wednesday after failing to secure emergency funding from lenders, the carrier said in a statement.

India's Jet extends cancellations after lenders fail to release funds

India's Jet extends cancellations after lenders fail to release funds

India's stricken Jet Airways appeared to be edging closer to collapse Monday after lenders failed to take a decision on whether to release crucial funds to keep the debt-laden carrier flying.

Jet Airways pilots threaten strike amid more flight cancellations

Jet Airways pilots threaten strike amid more flight cancellations

India's beleaguered Jet Airways was staring at a fresh crisis Sunday as hundreds of pilots and other top staff threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries.