Ryanair has achieved an unenviable four in a row after again being declared the worst short haul airline in a survey carried out by one of the leading consumer watchdogs in Europe. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair has achieved an unenviable seven in a row after again being declared the worst short-haul airline in a survey carried out by one of the leadin(...)

Alan Joyce, chief executive officer of Qantas Airways, walks past check-in counters at Perth Airport in Australia.

Qantas Airways will ditch the traditional in-flight service routine for this weekend’s marathon nonstop trip from New York to Sydney. At almost 20 ho(...)

Alan Joyce, Qantas chief executive, said the flights would provide invaluable research data.

Qantas Airways will begin testing the longest direct flights in the world next Friday, as the Australian airline aims to stretch the boundaries of tec(...)

Long-haul flights: bring your own devices and use noise-cancelling headphones. Photograph: iStock

There are long flights and there are long flights. Singapore Airlines has the longest haul currently, with nearly 19 hours from Newark airport in the (...)

All 15-inch versions of Apple’s MacBook Pro must be carried in the cabin and switched off, Qantas said in a statement Wednesday.

Restrictions on MacBook Pro laptops on flights has spread, with Qantas Airways barring some models from checked-in luggage on concern that batteries c(...)

Police clash with anti-government protesters at the airport in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Air traffic in Hong Kong was grounded by protests for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, as the city’s chief executive Carrie Lam choked up at a p(...)

An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, similar to the drone shot down over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile overnight on Wednesday. Photograph:AFP/Getty Images

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after t(...)

Industry analysts are not ruling out the possibility of global aviation giants Airbus or Boeing making a bid for Bombardier Belfast. Photograph: Getty

A Chinese aviation group which owns a major Northern Ireland manufacturing company has emerged as a potential front runner to buy Bombardier Belfast. (...)

 Local policemen petrol near coastal line at Konark in Puri district on the eve of cyclone Fani’s landfall in Odisha coast, India. Photograph: EPA/STR

India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Frida(...)

Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference at the annual shareholder meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph: Jim Young REUTERS

Boeing said an alert for angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors on its 737 MAX jets was “not activated as intended” for some customers, responding to reports i(...)

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