Unidentified Germanwings remains buried quietly before ceremony

Unidentified remains from the 150 victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps in March were buried quietly overnight ahead of a ceremony for families on Friday.

Rockets strike key Yemen airport a day after reopening

Aden`s international airport, a vital aid supply artery for war-torn south Yemen, came under rocket fire Thursday, a day after it reopened following nearly four months of fierce fighting.

British RAF base shuts for aviation after missile mishap

 British air operations from a base in Cyprus involved in the campaign against Islamic State were temporarily halted on Wednesday after two missiles fell off a warplane during landing, forcing its closure to takeoffs and landings.

Indian aviation experts to inspect Nepal's second international airport today

A team of Indian aviation experts will arrive here on Monday to inspect any possible damage to Nepal's only international airport due to the powerful April 25 quake besides offering help in constructing a second international airport along the border with India.

Portugal pilots warned of 70,000 homing pigeons

 Airplane pilots in Portugal have been advised to fly with special care after 70,000 homing pigeons were released in Spain to participate in a race back to their homes in Portugal.

Sugarcane biomass used to produce 'green' jet fuel

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new method to produce 'eco-friendly' aviation fuel from sugarcane biomass that could lead to substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

Cathay summer strike off after agreement

A summer strike threatened by flight attendants at Hong Kong`s flag carrier Cathay Pacific has been called off after an agreement with management following two days of negotiations.

Germany grounds Airbus A400M after Spain crash

Germany`s air force has temporarily grounded its sole Airbus A400M until an investigation determines the cause of the crash of a plane of the same type in Spain, a military spokesman said Sunday.

Drunk passenger forces Malaysia Airlines flight to turn back

A Malaysia Airlines flight to Colombo had to turn back to Kuala Lumpur due to a drunk passenger, the national carrier said on Sunday.

Airbus says will file criminal complaint over US spy claims

European aviation giant Airbus said Thursday it would file a criminal complaint against persons unknown following German media reports it had become the target of US industrial espionage.

Shape-changing wings are future of aviation: NASA

After six months and 22 research flights, NASA has announced the successful completion of initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology.

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.