AirAsia `not giving up` but hunt for bodies drawing to close

 AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said Thursday he was not giving up on finding more bodies from one of the airline`s jets that crashed in the Java Sea last year, but flagged the hunt will draw to a close within weeks.

AirAsia crash: Indonesia officially ends search operations

An Indonesian official Saturday said the search operation for bodies and wreckage of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 has officially come to an end.

Indonesia to release AirAsia investigation report by August: minister

 Indonesia will release the final report into last year`s AirAsia plane crash by August, the transport minister told AFP this week.

Divers may have found crashed AirAsia co-pilot`s body

 Indonesian divers have found a body believed to be the French co-pilot who was steering an AirAsia plane when it crashed in December with 162 people onboard, an official said on Saturday.

Indonesian plane skids off runway on holiday island

A passenger jet skidded off the runway as it landed at a holiday island in central Indonesia, a spokesman said Wednesday, just weeks after the deadly crash of an AirAsia jet in the archipelago.

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control: Report
AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control: Report

The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox 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.

Indonesia to continue AirAsia search operation sans military

Indonesia`s National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) chairman Bambang Soelistyo on Wednesday said an operation to search for bodies of victims and wreckage from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 would continue despite the end of the military`s participation in the mission.

Indonesian military says calling off efforts to recover AirAsia wreckage
Indonesian military says calling off efforts to recover AirAsia wreckage

The Indonesian military on Tuesday called off efforts to recover the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month after failing for several days to lift the fuselage.

Effort fails to raise AirAsia plane fuselage

A fresh attempt to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last month killing all 162 on board, failed Sunday after it was considered to be too fragile to be lifted, a media report said.

Indonesia search team to float AirAsia fuselage

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.

Indonesia will not make public full preliminary AirAsia crash report

Indonesian investigators may release some initial findings next week into last month`s crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people, but the full preliminary report will not be made public, a government official said on Wednesday.

Doomed AirAsia jet's climb echoes Air France disaster

Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts said on Wednesday.

AirAsia jet's alarms were 'screaming' before crash: Investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said on Wednesday.

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Wednesday.

Doomed AirAsia jet`s climb echoes Air France disaster

 Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts said Wednesday.

AirAsia crash probe focuses on human error, plane damage

 Investigators examining the cockpit voice recorder of a crashed AirAsia jet said Tuesday they were considering whether human error or problems with the plane caused the accident, after ruling out terrorism.

Indonesia says no evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash

Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board.

Indonesia investigators say no evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash

 Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had not found any evidence so far that terrorism was involved in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board.

Singapore ends AirAsia jet search; vessel returns

 Singapore's search operation to locate the debris of the crashed AirAsia plane came to end today with its ship that found the jet's fuselage in the Java Sea returning back after days of rigorous scouring.