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Norwegian Air said on Tuesday that it was ceasing its transatlantic services from Ireland. Photograph: iStock

With the announcement on Tuesday that Norwegian Air was ending its transatlantic routes from Ireland in September, the era of budget airlines flying t(...)

Hundreds of Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft  worldwide may be flying with unsafe systems five years after a US airline regulators warned that they could pose a crash threat. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft worldwide may be flying with unsafe systems five years after a US airline regulators warned that they could po(...)

Employees walk by the end of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Washington. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/File Photo/Reuters

Boeing’s attempts to get the 737 Max back in the air have suffered a further setback, after test pilots found a new potential flaw with the aircraft i(...)

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(...)

An aerial photo shows several Boeing 737 MAX airplanes grounded at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing’s 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the US(...)

Southwest is the world’s largest Boeing 737 Max operator with 34 jets. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Once regulators approve Boeing’s grounded 737 Max jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before f(...)

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(...)

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