IAG’s boosting of Aer Lingus’ transatlantic fleet contributed to Airbus and Boeing landing more than $17bn (€15.2bn) in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business and the grounding of Boeing’s top-selling jet.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Airbus and Boeing racked up their lowest tally of aircraft orders in six years at the aviation industry’s annual showcase, as a slowing global economy and concern about the impact of Britain’s decision to quit the EU curbed demand.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
A rudder control system problem that had occurred nearly two dozen times in the previous 12 months, coupled with the pilots’ response, led to last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane in Indonesia that killed all 162 people on board, investigators said.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Highlighting the depth of Indonesia’s air safety problems, the transportation ministry announced harsh measures yesterday against everyone who allowed AirAsia Flight 8501 to take off without proper permits — including the suspension of the airport’s operator and officials in the control tower.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Relatives of AirAsia crash victims sought strength in prayer today, a week after the disaster killed all 162 people on board, as rough weather again prevented searchers from reaching a large object on the seabed believed to be the plane’s fuselage.
Sun, 04 Jan, 2015