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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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  • ANALYSIS: Mueller sets tone for MAS transformation

    News | 20 May 2015 00:24 | Mavis Toh

    Christoph Mueller may have been at the reins of Malaysia Airlines for less than a month, but employees already have a sense of the changes to come.
  • AirAsia to launch Johor Bahru-Bangkok service in July

    News | 18 May 2015 01:38 | Firdaus Hashim

    AirAsia plans to launch a Johor Bahru-Bangkok Don Mueang service on 17 July.
  • ANALYSIS: Asian LCC joint ventures prove hard to maintain

    News | 11 May 2015 02:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers have relied on complex cross-border joint ventures to enter into new markets, but there is significant doubt that the relationships will go the distance.
  • ANALYSIS: Asia’s LCC still in holding pattern

    News | 08 May 2015 00:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers are still focusing on consolidating years of rapid growth, although new players are emerging in North Asia.
  • MAS to withdraw four destinations from route network

    News | 22 Apr 2015 02:38 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will withdraw four destinations from its route network in the coming weeks.
  • INTERIORS: Cobham moves ahead with Aviator S family

    News | 15 Apr 2015 15:24 | Kerry Reals

    Cobham Satcom has installed and begun testing the first of its Aviator satellite communication systems on Hawaiian Airlines' Boeing 767-300s, paving the way towards securing approval for its use as a safety service.