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This error 'initiated a hazard chain' that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was accidentally shot down in January, says a report by the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization
The African Union says 'there are airlines that may not survive COVID-19'
Besides evaluating data from the test flights, regulators still must develop pilot training protocols for the Boeing 737 MAX and inspect newly manufactured aircraft
The International Air Transport Association fears 'the worst may be yet to come' in the European aviation industry, with millions of jobs at risk
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency tells Pakistan International Airlines 'they have lost their confidence' in the carrier
Though the certification flights are a critical phase, the US Federal Aviation Administration stresses that 'a number of key tasks remain' before the Boeing 737 MAX can return to service
As the aviation industry attempts to find a way forward, experts warn the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will be far-reaching
(UPDATED) The French government says it is taking action to save around 100,000 jobs in the country's aviation industry
(UPDATED) Hong Kong's government will take a small stake in Cathay Pacific as part of a bailout plan worth HK$39 billion (US$5 billion)
From aircraft disinfection to passengers traveling light, here are the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization
Pakistan's aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan says a French-led investigation team will analyze the Airbus A320's recorders
The plan will be a big help to overseas Filipino workers returning to hometowns in the Visayas and Mindanao
(4th UPDATE) The Pakistan International Airlines plane was close to landing when it came down among houses, sparking an explosion and killing several people on the ground
The International Air Transport Association says airlines are working on developing procedures that would be safe and permit economically viable operations
'When the dust settles, whether by reason of conscience, aversion to novel pathogens, or dislike of higher prices, many will put off from taking to the sky'
Operators of United Kingdom airlines and airports express alarm over the British government's plan to impose a 14-day quarantine on inbound travelers
Manila's international airport will maintain its limit of 400 passengers daily
Landing and take-off, and parking fees for domestic and international flights in CAAP airports are also deferred for a year, until March 2021
'This will plant the seeds for domestic tourism. This should seriously be considered,' says Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade
The International Civil Aviation Organization says the 'most substantial reduction in passenger numbers' is expected to be in Europe
Lionair's entire fleet cannot operate while the probe into the crash is ongoing. Investigators already have the plane's cockpit voice recorder.
The European Aviation Safety Agency says airlines on all routes must 'step up the frequency of cleaning'
It is not known how many people have been injured, but officials say no one died
The investment in Joby Aviation comes as Toyota looks to expand into new sectors as the industry rapidly transforms
NAIA is no longer experiencing ashfall. Departure flights will be prioritized on Monday, January 13, to free up aircraft parking slots.
(3rd UPDATE) Ash reaches NAIA's runways and ramps. The suspension of flights will remain in effect 'until further notice.'
'Ukraine's priority is to establish the causes of the catastrophe. We are undoubtedly going to get to the truth,' says Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky
(UPDATED) Both Canada and the United States call for a full investigation to determine the cause of the crash
(UPDATED) Shortly after the missile attacks, the US Federal Aviation Administration says it is banning US-registered carriers from flying over Iraq, Iran, and the Gulf
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines gives updates on 7 airports affected by Typhoon Ursula
The MAX has been grounded since March following the second of two crashes that killed a total of 346 people
City of Dreams Manila, Solaire, and Resorts World representatives say transferring flights to Sangley Airport will inconvenience their VIP guests
The incident also delays the departure of a Davao-Cebu flight on Sunday, November 3
In a plea deal, former CAAP chief financial officer Abner Bondoc admits guilt to a lesser offense and vows to refund the agency, instead of going through a graft trial
The Boeing B-17 aircraft, which the US Air Force deployed against Germany and Japan, crashes at Bradley International Airport while trying to land
This statement points to a lack of consensus among regulators on when to clear the Boeing 737 MAX for service
The aircraft wreckage also undergoes reconstruction
The completion rate of the Antique Airport Development Project stands at 12%. It is supposed to be finished in June 2020.
The loss follows an earlier announcement that Boeing will set aside $4.9 billion after taxes to compensate airlines for canceled flights and the delay in plane deliveries
One commenter calls Pakistan's mandatory baggage wrapping a 'corrupt profit-making endeavor,' while some argue it would be harmful to the environment
(UPDATED) The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines prohibits airmen from flying up to 10 kilometers near Plaridel, Bulacan, where aviation schools are located, ahead of the 2019 State of the Nation Address
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency says there are reports of cracks found in wings of in-service A380 airplanes
It has baffled authorities who have failed to find the source and forced airports to change some landing procedures
(UPDATED) Students need only to show their school IDs to get free rides during specific hours on weekdays, except holidays
But the Filipino pilot and the Saudi Arabian student pilot remain missing
Pilot Denis Yevdokimov tells Russian media the craft lost communication and needed to switch to emergency control mode 'because of lightning' on the Aeroflot flight to the Arctic city of Murmansk
CEO Dennis Muilenberg also says test pilots have completed 120 flights totaling more than 203 hours of airtime with the software fix for its planes' anti-stall system
The airline was once India's second-biggest by market share but is on the brink of collapse with debts of more than $1 billion
Additional work is needed 'to ensure that Boeing has identified and appropriately addressed all pertinent issues,' says a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman
(UPDATED) The closure of WOW Air, which transports more than a third of those traveling to Iceland, comes after buyout talks with rival Icelandair collapsed earlier this week