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AAPA appoints new head, urges tighter aviation standards

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has appointed Singapore Airlines Group’s (SIA) Subhas Menon as its incoming director general with effect from March...

FAA downgrades Malaysia air safety rating

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating, citing that Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) no longer meets international...

Thai Airways bans select MacBook Pros

Thai Airways International (THAI) has banned passengers from taking certain older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops on board all flights or in checked baggage. The...

2018 marred by fatal accidents but air travel still ‘extraordinarily safe’:...

Air travel is "extraordinarily safe" despite the fatal accidents that took place last year, said the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) while reflecting...

Plane crashes at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport

A US-Bangla plane carrying 71 passengers and crew members crashed at Nepal's Kathmandu airport yesterday, with at least 49 of those on board reported...

Russian passenger jet crashes near Moscow

A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed into snowy terrain shortly after take-off from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, killing all people on board, according to...

2017 safest year in air travel: AAPA

The international air transport industry achieved its safest year on record in 2017, with a total of 10 major accidents involving western-built aircraft resulting...

ICAO removes red flag on Thai aviation

ICAO has lifted a safety red flag imposed on Thai carriers, AFP (Agence France-Presse) reported, a move expected to bring relief to the country's...

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