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(...)

A ceasefire is due to start tonight in estern Ukraine. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters
What chance peace in Ukraine?
  • Europe
  • February 14, 2015, 01:00

A ceasefire is due to start tonight in eastern Ukraine, as agreed by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France during 17-hour talks that e(...)

Conspiracy theories: the West says the killers were Russian-backed separatists while Moscow claims the missile was fired by Ukrainian air force. Photograph: Koen Van Weel/EPA

Who knew what and when? The answers to those questions have turned many a chain of what seemed at first to be chaotic events into that worst nightmare(...)

The fuselage of a TransAsia Airways passenger plane being lifted out of the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan, 4th February 2015. Photograph: EPA/Military News Agency/Handout 0:39

Rescuers used a crane to hoist a TransAsia Airways plane from a river in Taiwan’s capital as they searched for 18 people missing after a crash that ki(...)