26 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it will ‘leave nothing unturned’ to boost global aviation safety after a black week for the industry that has claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.
24 May 2015
Sanaa: Saudi-led warplanes launched a fresh wave of air strikes across Yemen targeting Iran-backed rebels as fighting raged on the ground in the south of the country, witnesses said. The air raids pounded arms depots under the control of the Shiite Huthi rebels in the locality of Ghula on Saturday, in Omran province north of Sanaa, residents said.
04 Jun 2014
Doha: Safety in global aviation remains high, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, as it seeks to improve in-flight tracking after the disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet in March.
02 Jun 2014
Doha (Qatar): Continuous tracking of aircraft following the mysterious disappearance of MH370, carbon-neutral air travel and financial stress hitting the airline industry would be the focus of debate among global aviation chiefs at the IATA meet starting in Doha on Monday.
20 May 2015
London: Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain's prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India's Amitav Ghosh and eight others to bag the top literary award.
22 May 2015
Sanaa: Huge explosions rocked the outskirts of the Yemen capital on Friday after Saudi-led air strikes against positions held by Huthi Shiite rebels and their allies.
22 May 2015
SEOUL: South Korean court ordered the release on Friday of a former Korean Air Lines executive convicted after an outburst over the way she had been served macadamia nuts, suspending her jail sentence.
09 May 2015
SEVILLE: An Airbus A400M military transport plane crashed in Seville on Saturday, killing at least three of those on board, emergency services said, in the first fatal accident involving Europe's newest troop and heavy cargo carrier.
04 Oct 2013
London: British citizens enjoy the widest range of visa-free travel in the world, being able to visit 173 countries with just a passport, while Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 countries.
22 May 2015
BANGKOK: When Thailand's army seized power in a bloodless coup, much of the business establishment quietly cheered them on. A year on, the captains of Thai industry remain firmly behind the junta, despite a lacklustre economy and a delayed return to democracy.