ALERT Airbus statement: 'Our sincere thoughts are with all those affected by the loss of @AirAsia Flight #QZ8501. We are dedicated to providing our full support to determine the cause of this tragic accident.' – @Airbus
Indonesian officials have confirmed at least 40 bodies have been found in the ongoing search for missing AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501. Many have been recovered from the scene, with debris also sighted. The bodies were spotted in the Java Sea off the Indonesian part of Borneo.
A healthcare worker returning from west Africa has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after arriving in the United Kingdom on a British Airways flight. The female patient arrived in Glasgow on BA 1478 on Sunday, following connections in London Heathrow and Casablanca in Morocco.
Dubai Airports maintained its growth trajectory in the second half of 2014 with passenger traffic at Dubai International rising 4.3 per cent in November, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic in November 2014 totalled 5,565,509, up 4.3 per cent from the 5,337,544 passengers recorded in the same month…
Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest carrier, has expressed its “utmost gratitude” to financial authorities after receiving $170 million in debt guarantees from the government. In a statement the airline thanked the Russian ministry of finance, the transport ministry, the Federal Air Transport Agency, and the State Corporation Bank for Development for their financial support.
Bruno Delile has been appointed to the role of executive vice president, long-haul operations with Air France. He will also sit on Air France’s Executive Committee. Delile, 53, holds an École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées engineering diploma and is a graduate of ESSEC business school.