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Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

Almost 640 flights were cancelled in Germany Thursday as security staff went on strike at three airports, meaning disruption for around 100,000 passengers.

US military declares five missing Marines dead after Japan crash

US military declares five missing Marines dead after Japan crash

The US military said Tuesday it had pronounced five missing Marines dead and was ending search operations nearly a week after two US military aircraft crashed off Japan.

The year airlines answered to oil

The year airlines answered to oil

“The volatility of the oil price has been really tremendous. It remains our utmost concern” Sebastian Mikosz, CEO of Kenya Airways said, at the company’s annual meeting earlier this year.

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said ...

Indonesia gives first report on deadly Lion Air crash on Wednesday

Indonesia gives first report on deadly Lion Air crash on Wednesday

Indonesian investigators will deliver their first report into the Lion Air crash on Wednesday, a month after the brand-new Boeing 737 crashed into the sea, killing all 189 on board in the country's second-worst air disaster.

Emirates profit drops a huge 86%

Emirates profit drops a huge 86%

The international aviation market is facing strong headwinds currently, with the high fuel cost as well as currency devaluations affecting airline financials.

Indonesia says situation facing crew of doomed Lion Air jet not in flight manual

Indonesia says situation facing crew of doomed Lion Air jet not in flight manual

Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of a doomed Lion Air jet ...

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo gets aviation licence

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo gets aviation licence

Vietnam's newest carrier Bamboo Airways has been granted a licence to fly, officials and the airline said, paving the way for its inaugural flight in a region crowded with competitors.

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Last month, I started a discussion on social media, regarding the lack of local/real/healthy food offerings at major international airports, worldwide.

Boeing 747 cargo jet skids off runway at Canada's Halifax airport

Boeing 747 cargo jet skids off runway at Canada's Halifax airport

A Boeing 747 cargo jet went off the runway at the Halifax airport in eastern Canada early Wednesday morning, causing minor injuries to the four-member crew and forcing the temporary closure of the airfield.