Air traffic controllers' strike grounds all Nigerian domestic flights

A strike by air traffic controllers grounded all domestic flights in Nigeria on Thursday leaving passengers stranded at terminals across the country, an official said.

Jordan raises safety concerns over Israeli airport near Aqaba

Jordan expressed concerns over air traffic safety Sunday as it restated its opposition to the construction of an Israeli international airport near the coastal city of Aqaba.

EU `aware of German air safety lapses` before deadly Alps crash

The European Aviation Safety Agency had voiced concerns over Germany`s "non-conformity" with air safety rules before the Germanwings air crash which killed 150 people, especially on air crew health monitoring, a spokesman told AFP Saturday.

Theories float around Germanwings co-pilot's actions

The crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 Tuesday has sparked a range of possible theories to explain the actions of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who investigators believe deliberately flew the plane into a mountainside.

DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found: Prosecutor

Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts recovered from the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.

Air Canada jet skids off Halifax runway, at least 23 injured

An Air Canada jet came off the runway after landing at the Halifax airport in Nova Scotia on Sunday, sending at least 23 people to hospital, officials said.

Dutch power restored after cut causes chaos

A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport before supplies were restored.

Iran military helicopter crash kills three

An Iranian military helicopter crash on Thursday north of Tehran killed all three people on board, media reported, quoting a local official.

Telangana inks MoU to develop eco-system for aviation, defence

The Telangana government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ADS Group of Britain for cooperation and development of eco-system for aviation and defence sectors.

Chinese MH370 relatives criticise Malaysia Airlines

Grieving Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers blasted Malaysia Airlines on Friday, detailing a long list of complaints and traumas they said were suffered as a result of the flight`s mysterious disappearance 11 months ago.

Andhra Pradesh govt mulls setting up aerospace, aviation hubs in state

In a bid to attract investments into the aerospace, defence and aviation sectors, the Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday said it is mulling to set up related industrial hubs in the state.

Delays, flight disruption as Paris airport workers strike

Paris airport workers were due to go on strike Thursday to protest a salary freeze, in a work stoppage that will lead to delays and flight disruption.

Gibraltar airport evacuated over suspect luggage

Gibraltar airport was evacuated on Sunday and the tiny British territory`s border with Spain closed for several hours because of a suspicious piece of luggage on a London-bound plane, police said.

New Aviation Policy expected next week

The final consultation on New aviation policy is expected next week.

Search for Earhart plane on remote Marshalls atoll

 A search is under way on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

Stong currents stop divers reaching AirAsia jet main body

Indonesian divers on Friday again failed to reach the main body of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea last month with 162 people on board, as strong underwater currents hampered efforts.

Hundreds of flights canceled after Chicago air control fire

Hundreds of flights were grounded at two major Chicago airports Friday, after a fire at a radar facility run by the Federal Aviation Administration, officials said.

New signs of eruption at Iceland volcano

Teams monitoring Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano have found evidence of a possible underground eruption as powerful earthquakes continue to shake the area, Icelandic authorities said Thursday.

MH370 search to be most costly ever at $100 mn: Analysts

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep under the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.

Ashok Lavasa to be new Civil Aviation Secretary

Ashok Lavasa, Special Secretary in the Power Ministry, has been appointed as the new Civil Aviation Secretary to take over from incumbent KN Srivastava.