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Too soon to rule out sabotage in Ethiopian Air crash

Ethiopian Airlines said it was too soon to exclude any possibility including sabotage as the cause of a Boeing Co. 737 crash that killed 90 people off the Lebanese coast last month.

Claims of regional air safety progress questioned

A year after the fiery crash of a regional airliner killed 50 people near Buffalo, N.Y., regulators have missed their own deadlines for pilot-fatigue regulations for the smaller carriers and are still

Schumer wants probe of frequent flier mile claims

ALBANY, N.Y. — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal review of complaints by consumers that they are losing millions of frequent flier miles without notice in confusing agreements.

FAA probe of American Airlines expands

The Federal Aviation Administration may be expanding its investigation into suspected structural problems found in a small portion of American Airlines jets, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Senator seeks regional airline safety probe

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate's aviation panel is asking a government watchdog to investigate safety enforcement at regional airlines.

Small airlines’ safety standards probed at hearing

Determining whether regional airlines meet the same safety standards as big carriers is “crucial” as investigators probe a Pinnacle Airlines Corp. plane crash that killed 50 people, a U.S.

EU probes oneworld, Star airline alliances

The Star Alliance and oneworld frequent-flier alliances are at the center of a competition probe, according to various media reports out today.

EU probes Lufthansa Brussels Airlines deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union is investigating whether the proposed takeover of Brussels Airlines by Germany's Lufthansa AG impedes fair and open competition in the airline sector.

Government probes illegal tourism operators

Government has established a task force to investigate illegal operations in the tourism industry, a cabinet minister has said.

Cruising is fun. But is it safe?

Washington — Protecting the millions of Americans embarking on foreign-flagged cruise ships each year from crimes and accidents has become a high-profile issue for Congress as victims and their advocates push for action.

KLM says involved in EU probe on Europe-Japan airline routes

AMSTERDAM - A spokeswoman for KLM said the Dutch airline is among those companies involved in an EU probe into anti-competitive practices on routes between Europe and Japan.'The airline is fully cooperating with the inquiry,' she added.KLM's parent company Air France-KLM (NYSE:AKH WS) (OOTC:AFLYY) had earlier declined to comment on whether it was involved in the investigation.

Tourism officers under probe

Kuala Lumpur - Two senior officers in the Tourism Ministry are under internal investigation for alleged misappropriation of government funds.Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said the investigations started about two weeks ago.He said the two would be suspended if they were found guilty.

New EU probe into Greek airline

(TVLW) - Olympic Airlines, the loss-making Greek carrier, faces a fresh blow today when the European Commission opens new investigations into whether it is receiving illegal state aid.