Ryanair faces one-day strike in five countries over contracts

Ryanair faces one-day strike in five countries over contracts

Ryanair faces a one-day walkout by cabin crew across five countries on September 28 as unions step up pressure on Europe's biggest budget airline to accept local contracts.

Ryanair and Irish pilots reach agreement in labour dispute

Ryanair and Irish pilots reach agreement in labour dispute

Low-cost airline Ryanair has reached an agreement with its Irish pilots in a labour dispute, both sides have announced.

Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

The passenger suspected of making the threat and two travel companions were assisting police investigations, police said. All passengers and crew on Scoot Flight TR632 disembarked safely.

AirAsia looking at Boeing 787 for fleet growth

AirAsia looking at Boeing 787 for fleet growth

The AirAsia group, which has already ordered A330s and A350s, has been exclusively linked to Airbus planes but industry experts say Boeing 787s could fit into its long-haul operations.

HIA receives Oman's budget airline SalamAir

HIA receives Oman's budget airline SalamAir

One more new airline has joined the network of the Hamad International Airport (HIA) as Oman's SalamAir's inaugural flight from Muscat arrived.

Air France unveils Joon - the 'millenials' airline

Air France unveils Joon - the 'millenials' airline

Air France on Thursday unveiled a new lower-cost subsidiary called Joon that will specifically target well-travelled millenials.

flydubai to increase flights to Russia after UAE visa changes

flydubai to increase flights to Russia after UAE visa changes

State-owned budget airline flydubai will increase capacity to Russia by up to 50% from September partly in response to a new visa system for Russian citizens travelling to the United Arab Emirates.

IndiGo to fly to Doha from Delhi, Mumbai

IndiGo to fly to Doha from Delhi, Mumbai

Low-cost Indian airline IndiGo has announced the introduction of daily, non-stop flights to Doha from Delhi and Mumbai beginning May 5.

Omani budget airline SalamAir takes off

Omani budget airline SalamAir takes off

Omani budget carrier SalamAir launched operations on Monday, becoming the latest Gulf airline competing for the region's low-cost travel market.

Indian flight diverted after passenger sits on food cart

Indian flight diverted after passenger sits on food cart

Indian budget airline IndiGo was forced to divert an international flight on Thursday after an unruly passenger sat on the plane's food cart before attacking another traveller, it said.