May 31, 2016

Passenger hurt in sudden decompression aboard ANA plane

A passenger suffered a ruptured eardrum during decompression on an All Nippon Airways flight carrying 170 people last week, the transport ministry said Tuesday. ANA Flight NH561 bound for Kochi Airport took off from Tokyo’s Haneda airport at around 8:20 a.m. Friday but returned ...

AirAsia gets $1 billion offer for its leasing company

May 30, 2016

AirAsia gets $1 billion offer for its leasing company

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AirAsia Bhd., the region’s biggest discount carrier, received an offer valued at about $1 billion to buy its aircraft-leasing company amid a surge in business in the continent. The company’s share prices rose to the highest level in more than a year. The airline ...

Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

May 22, 2016

Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight. But the ...

EgyptAir body parts and wreckage found

May 21, 2016

EgyptAir body parts and wreckage found

Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean. An aviation ...

Egyptian Army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

May 20, 2016

Egyptian Army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

Egyptian air and naval forces have spotted a body part, passengers’ personal belongings and other debris from EgyptAir flight 804 that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, killing 66 passengers and crew who were en route from Paris to Cairo, the Egyptian army and Greek ...

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

May 20, 2016

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

Egypt’s military found wreckage Friday from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, and investigators tried to unravel the mystery of why it swerved suddenly and plummeted into the sea. Search teams spotted personal belongings of passengers and parts of the Airbus A320 ...

Egypt plane crashes in Mediterranean; terror attack possible

May 19, 2016

Egypt plane crashes in Mediterranean; terror attack possible

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete early Thursday morning, Egyptian and Greek officials said. Egypt’s aviation minister said the crash was more likely caused by ...