31 Jan 2015
SINGAPORE: The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the investigation said.
31 Jan 2015
Paris: France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea last month while a French co-pilot was at the controls, a judicial source said on Friday.
30 Jan 2015
Jakarta/Singapore: Budget airline AirAsia Bhd resumed online promotions and advertising this week, a month after a plane operated by its Indonesia affiliate crashed into the Java Sea, killing all 162 people on board.
24 Jan 2015
Jakarta: Indonesian salvage teams launched an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the sea bed on Saturday as they recovered four more bodies from the wreckage of the crashed jet.
04 Jan 2015
Jakarta: Weather was believed to be a "triggering factor" in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 into the Java Sea with 162 people on board en route from Indonesia's Surabaya to Singapore, a met agency said in a report posted on its website Sunday.
29 Dec 2014
Jakarta: Indonesia searched the Java Sea on Monday for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing after its pilot failed to gain permission to alter course to avoid a storm cell during a flight from Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.
29 Dec 2014
Jakarta/Singapore: The AirAsia aircraft that went missing after taking off from Indonesia with 162 people on board may be at the bottom of the sea, a top Indonesian official said on Monday as the multinational search for the Airbus continued amid fading hopes of finding any survivors.
27 Jan 2015
Kolkata: Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana says they do not have any proof whether Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, on whom his next film 'Hawaizaada' is based on, flew the world's first unmanned aircraft.
28 Jan 2015
Jakarta: Indonesia's search for dozens of victims still unaccounted for from last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet could end within days if no more bodies are found, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
26 Jan 2015
Lucknow: A Pakistan Air Force aircraft, with five military personnel on board, was allowed to land at the airport here for refuelling last afternoon, official sources said on Monday.