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IATA launches new tool to avoid aircraft turbulence

IATA launches new tool to avoid aircraft turbulence

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its ‘Turbulence Aware Data’ resource to help airlines worldwide avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight.

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had suffered an instrument malfunction the day before.

All 189 on board crashed Indonesian jet feared dead

All 189 on board crashed Indonesian jet feared dead

All 189 passengers and crew aboard a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were ‘likely’ killed in the accident, the search and rescue agency said Monday, as it announced it had found human remains.

Qatar Airways has 300 plus aircraft worth more than $90bn on order

Qatar Airways has 300 plus aircraft worth more than $90bn on order

Qatar Airways has more than 300 aircraft worth more than $90bn on order, illustrating the national carrier’s appetite for growth and expansion in the face of illegal blockade ...

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair, which has a fleet of 30 aircraft, employs 8,000 staff, part of a bloated public service which the government has failed to trim due to resistance from labour unions.

Chinese jet slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Chinese jet slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Four people suffered "superficial scratches" as they evacuated the Boeing 737-800 jet, which had flown to Manila from Xiamen in southeast China.

Defence minister opens F-15 production line for Qatar

Defence minister opens F-15 production line for Qatar

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs visits the Boeing Company plant in Missouri.

Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways to operate A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer for the "world’s most advanced passenger aircraft", the latest member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio.

Air Italy’s new Boeing 737 MAX 8 steals show at Farnborough

Air Italy’s new Boeing 737 MAX 8 steals show at Farnborough

The aircraft was delivered to the airline just last week and flew straight to the airshow for spectators to tour and experience first-hand.

Qatar Airways investment to boost JetSuite expansion

Qatar Airways investment to boost JetSuite expansion

The JetSuiteX Embraer 135 jet is one of six state-of-the-art aircraft displayed this week by Qatar Airways at the Farnborough Airshow.

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

The airline also displayed at the Farnborough airshow its Boeing 747-8 Cargo Freighter, as well as Air Italy’s second Boeing 737 MAX 8 in striking new livery.

Qatar Executive unveils Gulfstream G500 at air show

Qatar Executive unveils Gulfstream G500 at air show

The G500 jet will be one of the fastest and most technologically advanced aircraft in the Qatar Executive fleet.