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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Boeing on Wednesday took its most aggressive moves yet to defend its core 737 airliner franchise, saying it had developed software fixes to prevent fa(...)

Virgin Atlantic air stewardess and steward training. Photograph: Mike Kemp for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Female cabin crew at Virgin Atlantic can breathe easy – at least their skin can, as make-up is no longer a mandatory part of their uniform. The airli(...)

Federal aviation authorities stopped flights from flying into and out of Newark Liberty International Airport Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Photo

Flights into a major US airport were briefly suspended on Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport. At about 5pm (9pm GM(...)

Boeing Dreamliner. United Airlines said on Wednesday that it plans to use the 787-10 on its Newark-Dublin route from next May

Dublin Airport will host its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner next May when US-based United Airlines begins using the craft on its service between the I(...)

A Ryanair check-in counter at  Dublin Airport. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/  New York Times

The money Ryanair makes from the extra charges it imposes on everything from a guaranteed seat to checked-in bags to boarding a plane slightly faster (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US shares were lower in mid-afternoon trading in all-round choppy session on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares fell on Wednesday, as markets globally were rattled by weaker-than-expected quarterly sales from technology giant IBM as well as fears(...)

A copy of the edition of Time magazine that Tim Marks took from a rubbish bag after it was discarded on a flight that landed at  Shannon airport.

An airline security firm has been ordered to pay €29,000 to a man who it unfairly dismissed for taking a discarded copy of Time magazine from a rubbis(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk: After he publicly apologised for criticising an analyst, Tesla’s share value soared by almost $5 billion, making it “maybe the most valuable apology of all time”. File Photograph:  Joe Skipper/Reuters

Hardly a week passes now without one major company or another expressing contrition for its sins. Facebook is sorry for lax privacy controls. Apple is(...)

Nearly 3,000 people died on 9/11 when other airplanes were flown into New York’s World Trade Centre and the Pentagon

US president Donald Trump led tributes to the thousands of victims who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, as America h(...)

CRH was a bright spot on the day, rising 1.6 per cent to €30.74. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares advanced for a second session on Wednesday as the market cheered robust corporate earnings news and the US Federal Reserve reassured i(...)

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