U.S. and airlines consider new screenings for Ebola, no travel ban

Federal officials and airlines are discussing whether U.S. airports should screen passengers to identify people who might have Ebola, but the White House on Monday said a ban on travel from West African countries would slow the fight against the virus.

It was my childhood dream to be a pilot: Tulip Joshi

In her debut TV show `Airlines`, Bollywood actress Tulip Joshi is donning the role of a pilot and she says she has finally fulfilled her childhood dream of being a part of the aviation industry.

Gulf carriers re-routing to avoid northern Iraqi airspace

Airlines in the Gulf region are becoming increasingly cautious of the security situation in strife-torn Iraq and are re-routing their flights to maintain a safe distance from the troubled zone.

Etihad, Gulf Air re-route Iraq flights

Two Gulf-based airlines on Saturday announced that they have re-routed flights over Iraq because of the deteriorating security situation there, even as Turkish Airlines said it has resumed flights to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil.

Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash

Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday`s meeting of the U.N. aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.

Hamas warns airlines not to fly to Israel`s main airport

Hamas warned international airlines not to fly to Israel`s main Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, after the Palestinian militant group targeted the facility and managed to briefly halt air traffic.

China Eastern Airlines to launch budget carrier

China Eastern Airlines said Wednesday it would transform one of its units into a budget airline, the first Chinese state carrier to do so.

HC seeks Centre`s reply on Vishaka norms in foreign airline

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and Srilankan Airlines on a plea by a Indian woman employee of the carrier for action against it over non-implementation of Vishaka guidelines on dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace.

Terror attacks could negatively affect air traffic in Karachi

Pakistan airline authorities fear that the terrorist attacks on Karachi airport terminal building could negatively effect the flow of international air traffic at the Jinnah international airport here.

Airlines meet in Doha under shadow of MH370 disappearance

The mystery of how Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 flew into oblivion, and the challenge of finding new ways to track aircraft, will hang over the annual conference of airlines that opens Sunday in Doha.

New govt to review curbs on Indian airlines on flying abroad

The next government is likely to take a fresh view on the issue of scrapping the 5/20 rule to allow Indian carriers to fly abroad, which was being pursued by the UPA government.

Malaysia to release initial MH370 report tomorrow

Malaysia will release the much-anticipated preliminary report on the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370 tomorrow, nearly two months after the plane with 239 people on board went missing.

US govt issues shoe-bomb advisory to airlines

The US federal government has issued a new advisory to airlines, warning of potential threats of bombs hidden in shoes on inbound flights to the US.

US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights

The US government warned American and foreign airlines that terrorists could try to place explosives disguised as toothpaste on Russia-bound flights.

Hotels in India named best in Asia

A hotel near New Delhi designed after a mirrored jewellery box has been named the leading luxury hotel in Asia at an event known as the Oscars of the travel industry.

Luxury at its height

Designer furnishings, personal chefs, on-board lounges and even in-air showers make flying first class on these carriers the ultimate luxury, says Avril-Ann Braganza.

DGCA finds deficiencies in maintenance of airlines

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has found deficiencies in maintenance and operational documents of various airlines during regulatory audits, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Some flights cancelled to Egypt, others half-empty

Cairo airport officials say seven flights to Egypt have been cancelled and that others are arriving with less than 50 per cent occupancy following weekend clashes that killed 84 people.

9/11 attacks: WTC owners could get millions of dollars from airlines?

A judge will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make aviation companies pay billions of dollars in damages.

Travel, tourism, airlines top searched Facebook pages in Australia

Australians spend a lot of time searching for pages like travel, tourism and airlines fantasizing about holidays on Facebook.