Dubai's Emirates airline said it will avoid Iraqi airspace, as the government in Baghdad struggles to contain Islamic insurgents who have captured vast areas of the country.
After Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down ea
Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday's meeting of the UN aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.
Commercial jets should be allowed to use military airspace to ease air traffic congestion in the Gulf, according to an international aviation body.
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) claims one
Leading aviation experts discussed ways to tackle key air traffic management issues including the problem of Gulf airspace congestion at this year's Global Aerospace Summit held in Abu Dhabi.
NATS, a leading UK-based air traff
Ukraine's Crimea has closed its airspace to commercial flights, five days ahead of a referendum organised by its pro-Russia authorities called to join the Black Sea region to Russia.
A Ukrainian airline plane was turned back o
Like waving a wand, new apps are bringing a bit of magic to computers, enabling users to zoom, pan and control the action with hand gestures.
A new app store called Airspace, launched by San Francisco-based company Leap Motion las
Iran said it has repelled an unidentified aircraft violating its airspace, after Washington reported a US surveillance drone was shot at by Iranian warplanes last week.
Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi appeared to b
Iraq on Thursday denied a Western intelligence report that said Iranian aircraft had flown weapons and military personnel over Iraqi airspace to Syria to help President Bashar al-Assad battle an 18-month-old uprising.
Dubai Airports' $7.8 billion airport and airspace expansion programme will boost capacity at Dubai International from 60 million to 90 million passengers per year by 2018.
The company announced today that Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid
The Middle East has seen phenomenal growth of air traffic due to increasing levels of traffic being diverted to this regional hub. This is causing significant pressure on the region's air traffic control operations, a report said.