Gulf Times - AIRPLANE
A380s may not return to service soon, says al-Baker

A380s may not return to service soon, says al-Baker

Qatar Airways has been “proactive” in ensuring it operates the “latest most fuel-efficient aircraft”, said Group Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker and noted the national airline does not expect to operate its Airbus A380s for at least two years.

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker steals, crashes plane

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker steals, crashes plane

A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off.

Australia foils 'terror plot' to bring down airplane

Australia foils 'terror plot' to bring down airplane

Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired ‘terrorist plot’ to bring down an airplane with an improvised explosive, authorities said Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney.

Boeing official 'optimistic' on mid-market jet

Boeing official 'optimistic' on mid-market jet

Boeing's head of airplane developments said he was "very optimistic" that the world's largest planemaker would close the business for a new mid-market jet designed to open up new routes from the middle of the next decade.

No bomb found on plane at Cairo airport after threat

No bomb found on plane at Cairo airport after threat

Egyptian security has found nothing suspicious on board a passenger plane that was held up for searches at Cairo airport on Thursday afternoon following a bomb threat, security sources said.