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Fruitless search for MH370 could mean bountiful catches for fishermen

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SYDNEY The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, though fruitless in terms of finding the aircraft, should provide fishermen in the Indian Ocean with detailed sea-floor maps, and help them land huge catches.

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Indonesia watchdog says former CEO of airline Garuda a bribery suspect 7:11am GMT

JAKARTA Indonesia's anti-corruption agency said on Thursday it was treating the former chief executive of airline PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk as a suspect in a bribery case.

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Thai Airways says to launch corruption probe after being named in Rolls Royce case 19 Jan 2017

BANGKOK Thai Airways International said on Thursday it will launch an internal corruption investigation after being named in a bribery case relating to British company Rolls-Royce Plc.

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Etihad Airways not looking to take stake in Lufthansa 18 Jan 2017

ABU DHABI Etihad Airways is not looking to take a stake in German carrier Lufthansa , a spokesman said on Wednesday, denying a report in an Italian newspaper that sent Lufthansa's shares higher on Tuesday.

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Lufthansa not in talks with Etihad over stake - sources 17 Jan 2017

FRANKFURT Germany's Lufthansa is not in talks about Etihad Airways taking a stake in the German airline, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, denying an Italian newspaper report that said it was.

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Underwater search for missing Malaysian flight ends without a trace 17 Jan 2017

SYDNEY The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said. | Video

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Turkish cargo jet crashes into Kyrgyz village, 37 killed 16 Jan 2017

BISHKEK A Turkish cargo jet smashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday as it tried to land at a nearby airport in dense fog, killing at least 37 people, Kyrgyz officials and the airline said. | Video

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Job cuts, fewer flights? Hong Kong airline Cathay set for overhaul 15 Jan 2017

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI Cathay Pacific Airways is expected to announce job cuts, cost reductions and to shift flights to its short-haul arm when it unveils the results of a key review this week, as it grapples with growing competition from Chinese carriers.

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Qatar Airways pressures engine maker, sees early Boeing 777-9 12 Jan 2017

PARIS Qatar Airways said on Thursday it was seeking guarantees from a potential new engine supplier after delays to Airbus jet deliveries, but said Boeing was ahead of schedule on its latest version of the 777, leaving scope to bring those jets forward.

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Ryanair seizes Lufthansa's crown as Europe's biggest airline by passengers 10 Jan 2017

FRANKFURT Ireland's Ryanair has overtaken Lufthansa as Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers after the German carrier on Tuesday reported a meagre 1.8 percent rise in the number of people it flew in 2016.