No resolution in sight to Air France disputeThe Chief Executive of Air France says he doesn't see an imminent resolution of the dispute with pilots that has seen 60 per cent of the carrier's flights grounded this T...
Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strikePilots at Air France have begun their week-long strike action over working conditions. The airline has cancelled more than half of its flights this Monday with more than 60,000 pas...
New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour weekFrance's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he wa...
Air France pilots threaten September strikeAir France pilots are expected Thursday to announce strike action for September in protest at planned organisational changes to the French national carrier.
Iceland issues aviation alert on volcano activityIceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.
US judge calls Argentina bond swap offer illegalThe US judge at the centre of Argentina's debt default has said a new offer to bondholders from President Cristina Fernandez is illegal. The Argentinian president had offered...
First African military aircraft takes to the skies, making aviation historyBilled as Africa’s first home-grown military aircraft, the Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (AHRLAC) made its first test flight in South Africa this week, ma...
Berkshire Hathaway stock hits $200,000Shares in billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway broke a record high on Thursday to reach $200,000. The company has investments in many small and large-scale...
British pilot’s prosthetic arm detaches during landingA pilot for a British airline briefly lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm came loose during landing, an air accident report said Thursday.
Ivory Coast suspends all flights from Ebola hotspotsThe Ivory Coast announced Monday that it has banned all flights from countries hit by the deadly Ebola virus.
Iran state media report dozens dead in plane crashA civilian airliner crashed on take-off in a residential area near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Sunday, Iranian news agencies said, with reports that up to 40 people were kill...
Air Algérie Flight AH5017
Air Algérie cockpit voice recorder ‘unreadable’Voice recordings taken from the cockpit of Air Algérie flight AH5017, which crashed in Mali killing 116 people last month, are “unusable”, French investigators attempting to determ...