A US Embassy report released by Wikileaks reveals that an American Airlines crew was briefly detained in 2008 when a crewmember made a joke about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after landing in Caracas.
Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.
Two British pilots were killed on Thursday when the helicopter they were flying came down in Tourrettes-sur-Loup valley in southern France, the UK government confirmed on Friday.
Three Aeromexico flight attendants were arrested at the Barajas Airport after they were found in possession of 140 kilograms (308 pounds) of cocaine.
Southwest Airlines on Wednesday announced that the carrier flew 6.5 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from the 5.9 billion RPMs flown in November 2009.
Mazar-e Sharif International Airport, located near the capital of Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan, will be the country’s third international airport when completed in 2012.
Continental Airlines was found “criminally responsible” for the crash of Air France Flight 4590, the Paris Concorde disaster which killed all 109 on board.
Several people were injured when a small plane crashed into homes while attempting a low visibility landing at Ogden-Hinckley Airport in Roy, Utah.
The European Union and Georgia on Friday announced an air transport agreement to integrate the western country into the European common aviation market.
At least two people were killed and dozens more were injured when a Dagestan Airlines Tupolev Tu-154 plane crash-landed at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Saturday.
AMR Corp. on Friday reported that American Airlines’ November traffic rose 4.3% to 9.90 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs from 9.49 billion RPMs in the previous year.
Europe’s third largest airline on Friday reported that system traffic in November 2010 increased 3.5 percent compared to November 2009, as routes to the Asia Pacific region excelled with 11.5% more customers.
Aeromexico and Volaris will add flight frequencies and at least one new route to the U.S. after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA restored Mexico’s Category 1 safety classification.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday announced that Mexico complies with international safety standards, based on the results of a November FAA review of Mexico’s civil aviation authority.
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland have signed an agreement towards creating the Single European Sky air traffic control system, the European Union said on Thursday.
American Airlines and British Airways on Tuesday announced the opening of their new Admirals Club lounge at Denver International Airport.
At least 10 people were killed on early Sunday morning when an Ilyushin Il-76 crashed in a residential area of Pakistan’s largest city.
Air France has accused Airbus of ignoring warnings over faulty speed sensors that may have contributed to the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.
At least five people are believed dead after an Air Force plane crashed at Monterrey International Airport, reports say.