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Malaysia Airlines rapped for black box data lost in 2012 incident

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 23:48

UK air accident investigators criticised Malaysia Airlines for not having "sufficiently robust" procedures for the preservation of flight recording in a "serious" incident in 2012.

Boeing warns of engine icing risk on 747-8s, Dreamliners

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 19:17

The warning led Japan Airlines to pull 787 Dreamliners from two international routes. Other affected airlines include Lufthansa , United Airlines, an arm of United Continental Holdings and Cathay Pacific Airlines.

Mid-air scare as AI plane door not properly locked

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:49

Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad on Friday had a mid-air scare when it had to return soon after takeoff after a cockpit panel showed that one of the doors was not properly locked.

Boeing cuts production rate 747 aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:26

Aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing has announced to cut the production of its 747-8 jumbo aircraft owing to its weak demand.

BA London-Beijing flight makes emergency landing in Siberia

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 17:38

A British Airways Boeing 747 flying from London to Beijing on Wednesday made a successful emergency landing at Irkutsk airport in Siberia due to technical problems, Russian officials said.

Airbus complaint against Boeing ad dismissed

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 09:00

Boeing did not mislead readers of a trade magazine when touting the advantages of its 747-8 jumbo jet over rival Airbus' A380 model, Britain's Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ruled on Tuesday.

Boeing 747-8 freighter to join Etihad Airways fleet

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 15:07

The full liveried Etihad Cargo Boeing 747-8 Freighter will be the largest in the carrier's growing freighter fleet. The aircraft has a payload capacity of 138 tonnes and a range of more than 8,000 km.

Weather holds up Endeavour`s flight

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 19:27

Bad weather is holding up the transfer of the shuttle Endeavour from Florida to California where it will be displayed, NASA said Sunday.

Hiring a private jumbo aircraft to be a reality in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 16:16

Hiring the world's biggest planes like Airbus 380 or Boeing 747 Jumbo will soon become a reality in India.

Chinese plane flies on biofuel

Last Updated: Friday, October 28, 2011, 17:19

Air China Friday conducted the first trial flight of a passenger plane powered by a mix of biofuel and traditional aviation fuel.