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  • Background to Germanwings A320 accident

    There are few facts available about the 24 March Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in the French Alps, but it is an unusual event in that whatever precipitated the accident appears to have occurred in the cruise. In this case the cruise was a very brief period – less than 3min from levelling out at the top of climb to the beginning of the continuous descent to impact.

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  • Crashed AirAsia A320 undertook rapid climb: minister

    Indonesia’s parliament has been told that the Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 which crashed into the Java Sea last month...

  • OPINION: After Indonesia AirAsia crash, hand-wringing is not enough

    ​Modern airliners should not fall out of the sky, so why did an Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 do so with no emergency...

  • Singapore warships steam toward possible A320 debris

    Singapore warships equipped with sonar equipment are making their way to the location where possible debris of the...

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  • ICAO working with Thailand to resolve audit issues

    News | 31 Mar 2015 03:09 | Ellis Taylor

    ICAO says it is continuing to work with Thailand’s Department of Civil Aviation to correct issues found during a recent audit.
  • ICAO audit puts NokScoot's Seoul service in limbo

    News | 30 Mar 2015 07:15 | Ellis Taylor

    Thai long-haul, low-cost carrier NokScoot has suspended ticket sales on its inaugural Bangkok-Seoul services, after an ICAO audit uncovered concerns that Thai regulators are not addressing safety issues fast enough.
  • AirAsia Zest launches Cebu-Kota Kinabalu service

    News | 30 Mar 2015 03:21 | Firdaus Hashim

    AirAsia Zest launched a Cebu-Kota Kinabalu service on 30 March.
  • Indonesia AirAsia ups Medan-Palembang frequency

    News | 30 Mar 2015 03:20 | Firdaus Hashim

    Indonesia AirAsia has raised the Medan-Palembang frequency on 29 March.
  • ANALYSIS: Asiana’s Seoul Air to enter crowded budget market

    News | 27 Mar 2015 01:01 | Ellis Taylor

    Asiana Airlines’ launch of a new low-cost carrier in the form of Seoul Air will see the unit join a crowded budget market, but this may be necessary to counter the growing threat posed by foreign competitors.
  • AirAsia to appeal against fine by Malaysian competition watchdog

    News | 25 Mar 2015 03:33 | Aaron Chong

    ​Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia says it will appeal against the decision of the Malaysian competition commission (MyCC), which found both Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia guilty of anti-competition practices in 2013.