Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting


KIEV - International experts found the remains of more victims of the downed Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine on Friday but fighting nearby between government forces and pro-Russian rebels renewed security concerns around the wreckage.


Airline group IAG profit rises on Iberia recovery 01 Aug 2014

MADRID - British Airways owner International Airlines Group reported a 55 percent rise in second-quarter profit driven by a recovery at Spanish airline Iberia and signalled its confidence in the carrier with plans to renew its long-haul fleet. | Video


Airbus, Boeing wide-body jet battle triggers warnings of oversupply 01 Aug 2014

PARIS - Airbus's summer sales campaign with the new A330neo airliner has triggered warnings of potential oversupply in the wide-body market and of a bruising price battle as the older-generation model undercuts rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

Russian, German ministers underline need for Ukraine ceasefire 01 Aug 2014

MOSCOW - The Russian and German foreign ministers underscored the need for moves towards a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine in a phone call on Friday, Russia's Foreign Ministry said.

U.S. tightens restrictions for flights over Iraq 01 Aug 2014

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has restricted U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet (9,100 m) over Iraq, citing a "potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" there.


Alitalia board approves an increase in capital hike -source 01 Aug 2014

ROME - The board of Italian airline Alitalia has approved a capital hike of up to 300 million euros (299.95 million pounds), raising the upper limit to help pave the way for the sale of a stake to Etihad Airways, a person close to the matter said on Friday.

International experts start recovery work at Ukraine crash site 01 Aug 2014

KIEV - The OSCE rights and security organisation said on Friday more than 60 international experts, including Dutch and Australians, had reached the site where a Malaysian airliner came down in eastern Ukraine.

China lifts air control measures caused by military drills 01 Aug 2014

SHANGHAI - China will on Friday lift air traffic control measures imposed to allow military drills and which have caused major delays and cancellations of flights, raising concerns over airline earnings.

Russia, Ukraine, OSCE agree on route to plane crash site - Kiev 31 Jul 2014

KIEV - Envoys from Russia, Ukraine and the OSCE security and rights organisation agreed on Thursday to establish a safe corridor to the Malaysian airliner crash site, a Ukrainian government official said.


Ukraine says suspends attacks to let experts reach crash site, rebels deny 31 Jul 2014

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine - Ukraine said on Thursday it had suspended offensive operations in its military campaign in east Ukraine to help international experts reach the downed Malaysian airliner's crash site but separatists were continuing to attack its positions.