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Nepal aircraft crash death toll rises to 2 after co-pilot dies

KATHMANDU: The death toll in the Nepalese cargo aircraft crash in the Mount Everest region has risen to two after the co-pilot of the...

1 killed, 2 injured after small plane crashes near Mt Everest

KATHMANDU: A senior pilot was killed and two members of the crew, including a woman, were injured today when a Nepalese cargo aircraft crashed...
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Pakistan International Airlines pilot sleeps on flight!

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines has taken a senior pilot off-duty for allegedly sleeping on a London-bound flight, risking the lives of over 300 passengers...
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85-year-old dies on Everest during world record bid

KATHMANDU: An 85-year-old ex-Gurkha who was attempting to reclaim his title as the world’s oldest person to summit Mount Everest died at the base...

China, Europe planning to build ‘moon village’

LONDON: China and Europe are planning to build the first-ever “moon village” that could serve as a launching pad for deep space missions such...

US bans to dominate Arabian Travel Market

DUBAI: This year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which begins on Monday, is likely to be dominated by the impact of the current US administration’s...

Norwegian to offer Singapore-London long-haul flights from S$199

SINGAPORE: Low-cost airline Norwegian will launch non-stop services between Singapore and London (Gatwick) on 28 September 2017. To mark its commencement of operations at Changi...

Smaller, cheaper electronic planes a reality soon?

MUMBAI: Travellers could make their first trips in the Teslas of the air sooner than expected, as aviation giants Boeing and JetBlue bet big...

United faces backlash, shares plummet

CHICAGO: Shares in United Airlines’ parent company plummeted on Tuesday, wiping close to $1bn off of the company’s value, a day after a viral...

Blast rocked Turkey’s Diyarbakir, several injured

DIYARBAKIR: A strong blast rocked Turkey’s largest Kurdish majority city of Diyarbakir on Tuesday near the riot police headquarters, just days before a key...