President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday dropped by two terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to check on facilities and security measures being implemented for the thousands of passengers expected to fly out for the four-day Holy Week break.
An aircraft crashed near a lagoon in western Mexico on Thursday but authorities did not report its size, how it went down or whether there were any casualties.
Relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 voiced fear and concern Saturday after reports that the jet’s diversion may have been intentional, demanding answers one week after the plane’s disappearance.
Malaysia’s leader Saturday said communications aboard a missing jet were switched off and its course deliberately changed by someone on board before the aircraft disappeared a week ago, but stopped short of saying it had been hijacked.
Friday marks day seven of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as the hunt widens into the vast Indian Ocean.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is the latest example of a very rare event in aviation: a plane that vanishes.
Vietnamese authorities said Saturday they detected the last signal from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight off Vietnam’s southwest coast over the South China Sea.
A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 33 people crashed in a remote border area, killing all on board, Namibian media reported Saturday.
By Jerome Aning
All typhoon-affected airports are now in full operation except Tacloban Airport where a ban on private, noncommercial “fixed-wing” airplanes remains in place, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced on Tuesday.
The Lopez-controlled FGP Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Gen Corp., has successfully brought to the country on board the world’s largest aircraft a new 150-ton replacement transformer for FGP’s San Lorenzo natural gas-fired power plant in Batangas City.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Monday began partial operations at the Tacloban airport to allow humanitarian flights to land.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
A total of 445 domestic flights and eight international flights have been cancelled as of 12 p.m. due to Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said Friday.
The flight data recorder from a Lao Airlines plane that crashed last month has been recovered from the Mekong River and the cockpit voice recorder has been located, officials said Friday.