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Survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash that killed 97

Survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash that killed 97

One of the two people to survive a plane crash in Pakistan that killed 97 people has described jumping from the burning wreckage of the aircraft after it hurtled into a residential neighbourhood.

97 dead, two survivors in Pakistan plane crash

97 dead, two survivors in Pakistan plane crash

All but two of the 99 people on board a Pakistan passenger plane were killed when it crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi, officials said Saturday, as rescue workers toiled through the charred and twisted wreckage strewn across the street.

India grounds pilot for sending hijack alert by mistake

India grounds pilot for sending hijack alert by mistake

India has suspended a pilot for accidentally sending a hijack alert to air traffic control during a domestic flight last month, the aviation authority said.

Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

The airline expedited expansion strategy in Europe continues with the airline’s commitment to Greece, with service to Mykonos commencing in May.

Qatar Airways launches daily flights to Ukrainian capital

Qatar Airways launches daily flights to Ukrainian capital

Boryspil International Airport CEO Pavlo Riabikin welcomed Qatar Airways' chief commercial officer Ehab Amin at a traditional airport arrival ceremony on Monday.

Qatar Airways' inaugural flight touches down at Skopje airport

Qatar Airways' inaugural flight touches down at Skopje airport

The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Skopje touched down at Alexander the Great Airport on Monday. The capital of Macedonia will be served four times a week with an Airbus A320 aircraft.

Oman's SalamAir budget carrier sees up to 12 Airbus A320s by 2020

Oman's SalamAir budget carrier sees up to 12 Airbus A320s by 2020

Oman's new budget airline SalamAir will operate as many as 12 Airbus A320 narrow body jets by 2020, as it aims for profitability by the end 2018, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Qatar Airways confirms change to Airbus plane order

Qatar Airways confirms change to Airbus plane order

Qatar Airways has renegotiated an order with Airbus to take delivery only of larger A321 planes, not A320s as originally planned, the carrier's chief executive said. The switch to the different aircraft comes after the airline refused to accept four A320neos last year over issues with their engines.

Egypt hands over remains of air crash victims

Egypt hands over remains of air crash victims

Egypt began on Saturday handing over to their families the bodies of those who died when EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean in May with the loss of 66 passengers and crew, the state news agency MENA reported.

Alleged hijackers of Libyan plane appear in Malta court

Alleged hijackers of Libyan plane appear in Malta court

The two men accused of using fake weapons to hijack a Libyan plane earlier this week with 117 people on board before diverting it to Malta appeared in court Sunday.

EgyptAir voice recorder indicates attempt to put out fire before crash

EgyptAir voice recorder indicates attempt to put out fire before crash

Audio from the flight deck voice recorder of EgyptAir MS804 indicates an attempt to put out a fire on board the jet before it crashed into the Mediterranean, sources on the investigation committee said on Tuesday.

Egypt investigators repair crashed jet's black box memory units

Egypt investigators repair crashed jet's black box memory units

Egyptian aviation investigators will finish on Monday repairing memory units from the black box recorders of an EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, a senior investigation official said.