Asia Pacific

Lion Air flight crash: Data recorder reveals malfunction

Relatives of victims asking why Boeing 737 MAX plane was allowed to fly despite problems with the flight control system.

Lion Air flight crash: Data recorder reveals malfunction

Indonesia

Indonesia starts review of Lion Air operations after fatal crash

Indonesian authorities will focus on airline's operating procedures and qualifications of flight crew.

Indonesia starts review of Lion Air operations after fatal crash

Indonesia

Divers recover crashed Lion Air's 'black box' from Indonesian sea

Brand new Boeing 737 went down just minutes after take-off from Jakarta early Monday, killing all 189 people on board.

Divers recover crashed Lion Air's 'black box' from Indonesian sea

Indonesia

Indonesia says may have found crashed plane's black box

Transport minister suspends Lion Air's technical director amid investigation into the crash that left 189 people dead.

Indonesia believes it has located Lion Air's fuselage, black box

Indonesia

Indonesia plane crash: Wreckage of Lion Air jet believed found

Armed forces chief says possible seabed location of the downed aircraft may have been found after 189 were killed.

Indonesia plane crash: Wreckage of Lion Air jet believed found

Asia Pacific

Indonesia to check all Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash

Lion Air currently operates 10 737-MAX jets in its fleet while national carrier Garuda has one.

Indonesia to inspect all Boeing 737 MAX jets after Lion Air crash

Indonesia

Indonesian divers search for Lion Air black-box

Boeing 737 was almost brand new though it crashed in Indonesia shortly after take-off from Jakarta's airport.

Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan opens massive new Istanbul airport

Once completed in 2028, the new facility in the Turkish megacity is expected to handle up to 200 million passengers.

Erdogan inaugurates Istanbul Airport, one of world's largest

Indonesia

All 189 on board crashed Indonesian jet feared dead

Boeing 737 with 189 people on board goes down into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff from the capital, Jakarta.

Aviation

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Hong Kong-based airline claims "malicious, criminal attack" on its website hit over 9 million passengers.

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Aviation

Pentagon grounds F-35 fleet after crash

US, the UK and Israel to carry out a fleet-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine of the F-35 aircraft.

Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35s after fighter jet crash

Qatar

Qatar Airways reports $69m loss amid Gulf blockade

Qatar's national carrier blames fall in revenue growth and seat occupancy on 'illegal' blockade by four Arab nations.

Qatar Airways reports $69m loss amid Gulf blockade

South Sudan

At least 19 dead in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 killed after passenger plane travelling from the capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashes into river.

South Sudan: Many dead after passenger plane crashes in river

United States

Emirates flight quarantined in New York after passengers fall ill

At least 19 passengers become sick on 14-hour flight from Dubai with 10 hospitalised after landing at JFK airport.

Iran

Iran unveils new domestic fighter jet

Images released by state media show President Hassan Rouhani sitting in the cockpit of the aircraft named Kowsar.

Iran unveils new domestic fighter jet