ranian deal includes purchase of 12 Airbus A380

New lengths in long-haul flights It has been a week for longest flights both planned and existing. Qatar Airways announced plans for a Doha to Aucklan(...)

The warning was stark and to the point. “You don’t want to get stuck out here. If you do, you’ll probably die.” “Here” is a dirt track somewhere be(...)

Travel app developer MTT is to create 70 jobs in Dublin over the next six months.

Travel app developer MTT is to create 70 jobs in Dublin over the next six months. The new roles will be in the areas of software development, produc(...)

New long-range planes will allow Singapore Airlines to re-start world’s longest journeys. Photograph: Getty.

Singapore Airlines plans to restart the world’s longest flights when it takes delivery of a new ultra- long range plane made by Airbus Group SE in 201(...)

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

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(...)

Christoph Mueller, who turned around Aer Lingus as it was contending with budget airline Ryanair Holdings, faces a similar task as Malaysia Air struggles to fend off AirAsia Bhd., the region’s biggest low-fare carrier. (Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters)

Christoph Mueller will embark on one of the toughest jobs in aviation, turning around an airline that has lost two jets and 537 lives this year. The 5(...)

Deep job losses, route cuts and a change of leadership are expected to feature in a restructuring plan being prepared for Malaysia Airlines. Photo: Reuters

As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasti(...)

A passenger at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, where flags have been flown at half mast. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

There has been much discussion in recent days about the future of Malaysia’s national flag carrier, Malaysia Airlines. Its MH17 was downed over Ukrain(...)

Filipino residents dismantle a shanty after it was damaged by a barged caused by strong winds and rain brought by typhoon Rammasun along the coastline of the Tondo slum area, in Manila. Photograph: Dennis M. Sabangan

A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of about 370,000 people and sh(...)

 Construction workers use an escalator at Heathrow airport’s new Terminal 2 ahead of opening in London. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Heathrow bosses are hoping that a “soft” opening of the new £2.5 billion Terminal 2 (T2) means there will be no repeat of the myriad mishaps which mar(...)