China to get 100 Airbus planes this year

The market share of Airbus in China's wide-bodied aircraft market has now reached more than 60 percent, with over 110 Airbus A330 planes in operation, Xinhua cited the company as saying.

AI trashes report that ranks its safety amongst worst

National carrier Air India Friday termed as "questionable" a report released by a German aviation think-tank ranking it as the third worst airline among 60 global carriers in terms of safety.

Air India ranked world's third worst airline

Air India has been rated world's third least safe airline after China Airlines and TAM Airlines, according to a report from a website that monitors plane crashes around the world.

China bans its airlines from paying EU's carbon tax

China geared up for a showdown with the European Union, banning its airlines from paying a carbon emissions tax imposed on operators using EU airports, a levy that has been objected to by 26 nations including India and the US.

Taiwan-China flight diverted after explosive claim

A flight from the Taiwanese capital to the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai was diverted to a nearby Chinese airport on Saturday after a passenger told cabin crew his luggage contained explosives.