Explosions and gunfire rang out after the Taliban Thursday attacked Kabul airport in the militants' latest brazen attempt to steal the initiative with the country in the grip of a presidential power struggle.
Customs in Kazakhstan's Karaganda have seized a batch of single engine airplanes from Eastern Europe.
Kazakhstan is going to launch 75 new international air routes by 2020.
Police fired tear gas at supporters of a Canada-based cleric at Islamabad airport on Monday as he returned to Pakistan to lead what he has called a "revolution" against the elected government.
Pro-Russian gunmen shot down a Ukranian military transport plane Saturday in the separatist east, killing all 49 people on board in the biggest single loss of life in the two-month insurgency.
Ground staff at Rio de Janeiro's airports have called a 24-hour partial strike Thursday, the day Brazil hosts the opening match of the World Cup.
Heavily armed militants launched an assault on Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi, leaving at least 24 dead including 10 militants in a six-hour siege that the army quelled at dawn.
Low-cost airlines are not likely to emerge in Kazakhstan until there is intense competition between airports of nearby cities.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced the decision to remove illegal taxi drivers from all Kazakhstan airports.
Government of Kazakhstan and Hungary have expressed their support of opening direct flights between Astana and Budapest.
The main airport in Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk shut down on Monday after being raided by dozens of armed separatists who vowed to keep up their resistance a day after presidential polls.
The Astana airport will not be servicing incoming or outgoing passenger flights on May 22-25 because of the KADEX-2014.
A South Korean firm has won an $82.9-million contract to upgrade an airport at one of the Philippines' hottest tourist destinations, authorities said.
Dozens of protesters clashed with police late Friday, throwing fireworks and torching at least two vehicles near Sao Paulo's airport, which has just opened a new international terminal ahead of the World Cup.
The Taliban launched their annual "spring offensive" on Monday by firing rockets at Kabul airport, but the attack missed its target and caused no casualties, Afghan officials said.
Sao Paulo's airport, one of the busiest in Latin America, opened a new international terminal Sunday -- just in time for the football World Cup.
Pakistan will set up mandatory polio immunisation points at its international airports in response to recommendations by the World Health Organisation, the health ministry said.
Sri Lanka has detained a female British tourist for having a Buddha tattoo on her right arm and ordered her deportation, police said.
An archeological park will be constructed around a medieval tower in Kazakhstan's southern city of Taraz by 2017.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.
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