A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

Members of the search and rescue team  at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines  plane crash. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

The cockpit voice recorder and the digital flight data recorder from the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed on Sunday have both been recovered fro(...)

Even Michael O’Leary has learned to adapt. As other low-cost carriers around him started to be more accommodating to cater to the business crowd and travelers looking for a fuller service, Ryanair followed suit

Michael O’Leary built Ryanair Holdings Plc into Europe’s most valuable airline by being cheap, right down to charging pilots for coffee on their own f(...)

The Asia Pacific region carried the largest number of passengers in 2016, but the top three airlines in terms of passengers carried were US carriers. Photograph: iStockphoto

In 2016 world airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers, an increase of 7 per cent on 2015. A report from the International Air Transport Association (I(...)

Guangdong province leader  Hu ChunHua and Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon at the Sino-Irish event in Dublin on Friday.

State agencies and businesses including Alltech and Rinocloud signed agreements with organisations from China’s Guangdong province that could boost tr(...)

Cash-strapped Transaero has 10,000 staff

Russian air woes as Transaero loses certificate Russia’s aviation woes continue with the announcement that Transaero’s air operating certificate was c(...)

Zhou Yongkang: a former oil boss and security tsar who amassed power, he has been at the centre of investigations since July last year. Experts say the inquiry is driven by internal politics not justice. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

At a building site in Changsha, in Hunan province, not far from where Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong comes from, a series of 33 carto(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervises a flight drill of the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 2620 in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/KCNA

The Chinese government has told North Korea of its “deep concern” after an aircraft from (...)

China is  Apple’s  second-biggest market globally. Photograph:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Apple is helping police in China investigate an incident in which a woman was killed by an electric shock when answering a call on her iPhone 5 while (...)