Dec 29, 2014

Search resumes off Indonesia for missing AirAsia flight

The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore resumed with first light Monday. First Adm. Sigit Setiayana, the Naval Aviation Center commander at the Surabaya air force base, ...

Dec 29, 2014

Airbus sends experts to help in probe over vanished AirAsia A320

Airbus NV has dispatched two experts to Jakarta to assist in the investigation of the missing A320 airliner operated by AirAsia Bhd., the budget carrier that rose from almost nothing in 2001 to become the plane maker’s biggest customer. The single-aisle jet lost contact ...

Dec 29, 2014

U.S. ready to assist in search for missing AirAsia jet

The United States said Sunday that it was ready to help search for an AirAsia plane that disappeared while traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, but that so far it had not been asked. The State Department said it was aware of the search and ...

Search for missing AirAsia plane suspended

Dec 28, 2014

Search for missing AirAsia plane suspended

Indonesia suspended until first light Monday the search for an AirAsia plane that went missing Sunday over the Java Sea with 162 people on board after the crew requested a change of flight plan due to bad weather. The Airbus A320-200 disappeared en route ...

Aviation's white-knuckle year closes with flying colors

Dec 28, 2014

Aviation's white-knuckle year closes with flying colors

If you weren’t already nervous about flying, that may have changed in 2014, a year that stirred our deepest fears about modern jet travel despite shaping up as one of the safest in aviation history. The tragic dramas surrounding Malaysia Airlines, in particular, played ...

Dec 27, 2014

Najib golfs while floods force Malaysians to flee

Malaysia’s worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as Prime Minister Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him golfing in Hawaii with U.S. President Barack Obama during the storms. At least five people have been killed by the rising ...