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.

Canada

Children on Canada's no-fly list 'can't wait forever'

Parents of children whose names match ones on no-fly list take fight to set up redress system to Ottawa.

Racism

NAACP warns black passengers who fly American Airlines

Rights group issues travel advisory over 'troublesome conduct' by airline staff directed at African Americans.

NAACP warns black passengers who fly American Airlines

Africa

Four die in Ivory Coast French army charter jet crash

Four Moldovan nationals killed when cargo plane chartered by French army crashed into sea near Ivory Coast's Abidjan.

Four die in Ivory Coast French army charter jet crash

Africa

No survivors in military plane crash in DR Congo

Technical problem suspected in crash shortly after takeoff from Kinshasa airport of cargo aircraft bound for Bukavu.

No survivors in DR Congo cargo plane crash in Kinshasa

Inside Story

What rights do airline passengers have?

Europe's biggest budget airline cancels 2,000 flights, affecting hundreds of thousands of passengers.

Middle East

Report: Saudi, UAE weapons end up with armed groups

Investigative journalist says Azerbaijan-owned carrier used to move large quantities of heavy weapons to conflict zones.

Report: Saudi, UAE weapons end up with armed groups

Middle East

Saudi TV's Qatar Airways report 'terrorises' travellers

Doha says the Saudi TV channel's video report showing a Qatar Airways plane being shot down 'terrorises' travellers.

Qatar files complaint with ICAO over Al Arabiya report

Middle East

UAE and Bahrain grant Qatar Airways new routes

Qatar calls it a 'great success' as planes registered in the country gain some access after over two months of blockade.

UAE and Bahrain grant Qatar Airways new routes

United States

US military plane crash kills 16 in Mississippi

Officials say the aircraft 'experienced a mishap' before crashing in a rural area of the southern US state.

US military plane crash kills 16 in Mississippi

Middle East

Qatar Airways removed from US laptop ban list

National carrier joins other Gulf airlines in allowing passengers to carry electronic devices on board to the US.

Qatar Airways removed from US laptop ban list