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Five countries are asking for compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing 737-800

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Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne today announced in London that Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom are asking that Iran pay them...

Etihad Airways operated eco-flight to Brussels to celebrate Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020

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Etihad Airways marked Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020 by operating a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a range of initiatives designed...

Initial Iranian Air Accident Investigation Board report on Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crash

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"In the name of God" Foreword The Civil Aviation Organization, in accordance with international requirements and local regulations of the Islamic Republic of Iran is in...

Statement by the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the fatal plane crash in Iran

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A large number of victims of the Ukraine International Airlines crash in Iran were Canadian. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement...

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashes after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people on board

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On 8 January, a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran. The plane is a 3.5...

Somali terrorist organisation al-Shabaab attacks Kenya Defense Force Military Base in Manda Bay, Kenya; several casualties

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On 5 January 2020, the Somali terrorist organisation al-Shabaab, an al-Qaida group in East Africa, attacked Manda Bay airfield (US Camp Simba), a joint...

Antonov An-12 crashes near Geneina Airport, Sudan – 18 passengers and crew members feared dead

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On 2 January, a Sudanese Air Force Antonov An-12 aircraft crashed near Geneina Airport, Sudan, 5 minutes after take-off. Eighteen people, including four children,...

British Airways’ UK carbon emissions offsetting scheme takes off

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Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects ...

Belgian killed in light plane crash in northern France

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A Belgian was killed in the crash of an ultralight plane in the north of France, French media report. According to La Voix du...

A Eurocopter AS350 B2 “Ecureuil” crashes in Hawaii – Remains found of 6 of the 7 people on board

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The search for the last person missing after a helicopter crash in Hawaii killed six people is expected to resume this Saturday, depending on...

Bek Air Fokker 100 crashes into building near Almaty airport, Kazakhstan – 15 dead

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On 27 December 2019, a Bek Air Fokker 100 (reg. UP-F1007) came down and crashed into a 2-story building near Almaty airport, Kazakhstan, shortly...

Air France to begin offsetting 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights on 1st January 2020

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Air France has already selected 6 projects based in South America, Africa and Asia, in partnership with EcoAct. Air France is the first airline to...

Air traffic to/from/over France highly affected as major strike action against pension reforms continue

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Passengers travelling to, from or over France are up for another day of disruptions as strike actions against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms continue.  A...

Carbon emissions per passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990, according to IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990. Much of...

Air traffic to/from/over France highly affected as major strike action against pension reforms continue

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France is up for another day of disruptions as its citizens are protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's planned pension reforms. The French civil aviation...

Nine people killed in the crash of a Pilatus PC-12 in South Dakota, United States

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The accident occurred this Saturday, November 30. The region was under weather alert for a winter storm Extreme weather conditions were at the origin of...

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 grounded after push-back truck slipped under the aircraft and damaged nose gear

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In the early morning of 23 November, Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200 registered OO-SFU had safely operated flight SN372 from Yaounde and Douala to Brussels...

Finnair to cancel flights from Monday Nov 25 due to industrial action related to the Finnish postal service labour dispute

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The Finnish aviation labour union, IAU, has informed Finnair of a support strike for Monday, November 25, related to the ongoing labour dispute at...

At least 27 died in a Busy Bee’s Dornier 228 crash in Goma, DR Congo

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On 24 November 2019, a Dornier Do228-100 owned by Busy Bee crashed on several houses in Mapendo-Birere, near Goma Airport in the Democratic Republic...