Air India has stopped serving non-vegetarian meals to its economy class passengers on domestic flights.
The cost-cutting measure comes as the government considers ways to privatise the debt-laden national carrier.
Critics have suggested the move is discriminatory and will make very little difference to the airline's bottom line.
But Air India's boss defended the move, saying he did not...
Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian have become the latest Middle Eastern airlines to let passengers take laptops in the cabin on US-bound flights.
Both carriers said they had worked with US officials to tighten security checks on flights from Kuwait and Jordan.
The US imposed the ban in March on direct flights from eight mainly Muslim countries to address fears that bombs could be concealed...
An AirAsia X flight bound for Kuala Lumpur has been forced turn back to Australia after a suspected bird strike left passengers shaken.
The jet, carrying 359 people, ran into trouble after taking off from the Gold Coast in Australia.
Passengers reported hearing loud noises and seeing sparks coming from an engine before the flight landed safely in Brisbane an hour later.
"Two bird remains...
Passengers on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi to the US will be able to use larger gadgets, such as laptops, during their journey.
Regulations requiring passengers to put laptops and other gadgets in baggage in the hold were introduced in March.
The airline said its plan to conduct "enhanced inspections" of passengers had convinced the US to lift its restrictions.
The airline runs 45 flights...
British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the airline deals with the impact of a worldwide computer system crash.
BA says it aims to operate a full long-haul schedule and a "high proportion" of short-haul services after the outage caused by a power failure.
So far on Monday, 13 short-haul flights at Heathrow have been cancelled.
Cancellations and delays...
More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow have been cancelled as disruption to passengers enters a second day.
The airline was hit by a worldwide computer system power failure on Saturday, causing cancellations and delays for thousands of passengers.
Sunday departures from Gatwick are delayed, but none have been cancelled.
The airline urged people to check the status of...
A man who started a fire in a plane toilet has had a jail sentence doubled.
John Cox was initially jailed for four years and six months after admitting committing arson during the flight from Birmingham to Sharm el-Sheikh in 2015.
But the Court of Appeal agreed with the Attorney General the sentence was unduly lenient and increased it to nine years and six months.
The captain on the...
Hong Kong's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has said it will cut nearly 600 jobs as part of the biggest restructuring in 20 years.
The cuts include 190 management jobs and 400 non-management staff working at its head office in Hong Kong.
In March, the airline said it would save 30% in employee costs at its head office after it posted its first annual loss in eight years.
The cuts are part...
A dust storm is choking a large swathe of northern China including the capital, Beijing, in yet another air quality crisis to affect the country.
Official air quality readings have soared well above the recommended World Health Organization (WHO) limit.
Authorities are advising residents to avoid outdoor activity and for children and elderly people to remain indoors.
The dust is blowing in...
At least 27 people have been hurt as an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok hit a patch of severe turbulence.
No injuries were life-threatening, but several passengers suffered broken bones and three needed surgery, Russian officials said.
A passenger described being "hurled" up to the ceiling, trying to cling on amid shaking which "wouldn't stop".
The turbulence occurred in clear...