Indonesia to call off search for AirAsia crash victims

Indonesia will on Sunday end a search for the bodies of 56 people missing from an AirAsia jet that crashed in the Java Sea in December, a national rescue agency official said.

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AirAsia jet turns back in Thailand due to `irregularity`

An AirAsia flight bound for northeast Thailand turned back to the capital Bangkok shortly after takeoff Tuesday when pilots detected an "irregularity" in the storage compartment, airline officials said.

Singapore PM expresses concern over missing AirAsia plane

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday called Indonesian President Joko Widodo to express concern and pledged assistance of air force in the search of Air Asia plane which went missing after losing contact with air traffic controller.

Singapore activates air force, navy for search for missing jet

Singapore said on Sunday it has activated its air force and navy to help in the search and rescue operation for the AirAsia jet that went missing on a flight from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore. 

Missing AirAsia plane: As it happened on Sunday
Missing AirAsia plane: As it happened on Sunday

AirAsia flight QZ8501, carrying 162 people on board, went missing after it lost contact while travelling from Indonesia's Surabaya to Singapore on Sunday morning.

Swamy urges PM to withhold nods to Jet-Etihad, Air Asia deals

BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday asked the government to put on hold the clearances given to the Jet-Etihad deal and to Air Asia India until the courts gave their final verdicts on them.

Passengers stranded at Chennai airport for over 4 hours

Over 100 Kuala Lumpur bound passengers were stranded at the Chennai airport for over four hours due to a delay in the arrival of the Air Asia flight from that country.