Aviation News – the latest from Al Jazeera

EgyptAir crash

France: Cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

French conclusion contradicts Egypt's assessment, which found elements of explosives, suggesting it was a malicious act.

France: Cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

Malaysia

Years-long search for missing Malaysian airliner ends

Malaysia Airlines MH370 vanished in March 2014 with 239 people on board - one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

Latin America

Cuba plane crash: Black box found as 110 confirmed dead

Three survivors pulled from wreckage remain in critical condition as investigation into disaster's cause continues.

Latin America

Three survive Cuba plane crash with 110 on board

Two days of national mourning declared after Boeing 737 crashes near Havana's Jose Marti airport, state media says.

Cuba: Three survivors after plane with 110 aboard crashes

Latin America

Cuba plane crash: More than 100 people killed

The Cuban president addressed the nation from near the crash site to reassure them that rescue and investigation efforts were under way.

Syria's War

EU air traffic control warns of flights over Syria

Eurocontrol cautions airlines to avoid Syria due to possible launch of air strikes within the next 72 hours.

EU air traffic control agency warns of flights over Syria

Qatar

Qatar denies fresh UAE accusations of airspace violations

Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority says Emirati accusations are an attempt to cover up UAE's breaches of Qatari airspace.

Qatar denies fresh UAE accusations of airspace violations

Aviation

India-Israel flight over Saudi airspace angers El Al

Israel's national carrier to take fight for access to Saudi airspace to court after commencement of Air India flight.

First India-Israel flight over Saudi airspace angers El Al

Reporter's Notebook

MH370: 'It's like it happened yesterday'

Malaysian Airlines plane crashed four years ago in the Indian Ocean. Relatives remember their loved ones as the search for wreckage continues.

Relatives of MH370 crash victims cling to hope

Iran

Iran: Plane crash site found on snow-covered mountain

Iranian officials say they have located the site of a plane crash that killed all 65 people on board last week.

Iran officials find wreckage of deadly plane crash

Iran

Iran plane crash kills all 65 people on board

Twin-engine turboprop operated by Iran Aseman Airlines goes down near Semirom town while en route from Tehran to Yasuj.

Russia

Scores dead in Russian passenger plane crash

Saratov Airlines Flight 703 with 71 people aboard goes down near Moscow soon after take-off from Domodedovo airport.

Aviation

Tougher screening for Middle East cargo flights to US

Flights originating from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt will have to undergo extra screening.

Aviation

US company resumes search for missing MH370 airliner

Ocean Infinity survey company launches underwater probe in hope of solving the world's greatest aviation mystery.

US company resumes search for missing MH370 airliner

Counting the Cost

Flying taxis, mega deals and aviation in 2018

A look at the future of global aviation in 2018 after a turbulent year in the Middle East; plus, arms sales on the rise.