Fresh transport strikes hit UK, mainland Europe
The RMT rail union insists this week's actions are necessary as wages have failed to keep pace with UK inflation, which has hit a 40-year high and is on course to keep rising.
China’s zero-Covid policy to hit Asia aviation recovery, says airline industry group
The aviation sector's recovery in Asia is already relatively slow, and the International Air Transport Association warns Beijing's approach makes the picture bleaker.
Australian flood disinformation sparks threats to pilots
Conspiracy theorists spread the false claims after weeks of torrential rains led to deadly east coast floods over the past two months, engulfing homes and sweeping cars from the roads.
World’s largest plane destroyed by Russian strikes in Ukraine
The aircraft was unique to the world, at 84 meters long it could transport up to 250 tonnes of cargo at a speed of up to 850km per hour.
Asia’s slow aviation recovery to cast shadow over Singapore Airshow
The biennial event has bookended the pandemic, with the 2020 edition disrupted by the virus emerging from China and the latest show coming as the industry attempts to plot a way out of its biggest-ever crisis.
Israel warns of crisis with UAE over Dubai aviation security dispute
Israel's Shin Bet security service has voiced concerns about arrangements at Dubai International Airport and says the three national carriers will stop operating there if these go unresolved.
Wreckage of passenger plane found in eastern Russia
But Russia's aviation agency says rescue operations will be difficult given the geographic features of the landscape.
Contact lost with passenger plane in Russia’s Far East
A search has been launched involving at least two helicopters and rescue workers are on standby.
Air cargo traffic recovers to pre-pandemic levels
But passenger traffic, measured as revenue per passenger kilometre, was down by 72% in January from the same month last year.
First all-female flight crew fly into Afghanistan aviation history books
The historic flight was not publicised at the time as Afghanistan's heightened security discourages high-profile events.
Falling jet engine parts prompt suspension of some older Boeing jets
The incidents bring a new headache for Boeing as it recovers from the 737-MAX grounding worldwide.
Futuristic Flying-V jetliner model completes first test flight
The reduced weight and unique shape of the Flying-V could see it use 20% less fuel than an Airbus A350, the most advanced commercial aircraft in action today.