Dutch and Malaysian investigators  digging on the site where the bulk of  Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in the  Donetsk People’s Republic. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

A Dutch medical anthropologist has been fired from the forensics team tasked with identifying the bodies of those killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Fli(...)

A crew member looks out an observation window aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force  search aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: Reuters/Richard Polden

Government ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia have said they would double the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 if wrec(...)

Aer Lingus paid former chief executive Christoph Mueller a total of €1.24 million last year, 19 per cent less than the €1.5 million he received in 2013.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Aer Lingus chief executive, Christoph Mueller, could cash in close to €4.4 million if the €1.36 billion bid to take over the airline succeeds.M(...)

French gendarmes and investigators work amid the debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 0:38

The Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin delivered a chilling account of the final 30 minutes of Germanwings flight 9525, concluding that the co-pilot, An(...)

Gendarmerie and French mountain rescue teams arrive near the site of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Photograph: by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images

July 17th, 2014: Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes near Grabove in eastern Ukraine. The 298 people on board were killed on the flight from Amsterd(...)

The IATA 2014 statistics do not include the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which was shot down by a surface-to-air anti-aircraft missile in Ukraine last June and so not classified as an accident. All 298 people on board were killed. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

Last year was by some measures the safest in the history of commercial aviation, despite two high-profile crashes involving Malaysia Airlines aircr(...)

Mother of MH370 plane crash victim Chong Ling Tan, Madam Wong wipes tear during a memorial event MH370 Day of Remembrance in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said on Sunday Malaysia remains committed to the search for the missing MH370 jetliner a year after it vanished w(...)

 A family member of one of the passengers on MH370  writes a message on a balloon during a memorial event   in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.  March 8th, 2015 marks exactly one year since  Flight MH370 went missing. Photograph:  Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

The battery of an underwater locator beacon had expired more than a year before the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished last March, the first comp(...)

Malaysian minister of transport Liow Tiong Lai says he remains cautiously optimistic that the Boeing 777, which was carrying 239 passengers and crew, should be in the area where the underwater search has been ongoing. Photograph: Reuters

If Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) is not found by the end of May, the three countries leading the search for the plane in the southern Indian Oc(...)

New Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh, who will assume the role on March 1st. (Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography)

Aer Lingus, which is currently the subject of a takeover bid by IAG, on Monday announced the appointment of Stephen Kavanagh as its new chief execu(...)