Anatomy of an Accidental Shootdown
Three decades ago, a perfect storm of miscommunication, miscalculation, and human error in the heat of battle caused the United States to make a mistake similar to the one Iran just did.
Canada’s Path to Justice from Iran Over Shot-Down Flight Will Be Hard
States have been historically reluctant to take responsibility for attacks on civilian planes.
Afghanistan’s Air Is Deadlier Than Its War
Every winter, Kabul’s skies turn black — and children die.
Asia’s Airlines Are on Course for More Disasters
Cheap flights are pushing the limits of regulation .
Boeing’s Crisis Strengthens Beijing’s Hand
In its trade standoff with the United States, China’s Ace could be the 737 Max.
How the 737 Max Series Went Wheels Down All Over the World
The Ethiopian Airlines crash brought flights on the latest iteration of Boeing’s best-selling aircraft to a standstill in only five days.
Boeing Insists Its Planes Are Safe. So Why Is the FAA Ordering Fixes?
As the U.S. becomes the last country to ground the 737 Max, pilots say Boeing was quietly scrambling to improve its safety.
Laptop Ban May be Expanded to Flights From Europe
Counterterrorism experts say the move indicates terrorists may have new bomb-making capabilities.
Royal Jordanian Airlines Has the Perfect Response to Trump’s New Travel Restrictions
No laptops, says U.S. government? No problem, says Royal Jordanian.
U.S. Suddenly Bans Laptops and Tablets on Some Middle Eastern Flights to America
DHS won’t talk about the rationale for the drastic change to existing policy.
Russia Is In Tailspin Over MH17 Shootdown Report
Moscow’s counterspin hits high gear to discredit a Dutch-led inquiry that strongly indicates Russia played a role in downing of Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine.
This Souvenir AK-47 Purchased in the Moscow Airport Will Make Your Trip to Russia Unforgettable
Kalashnikov is now going to sell fake assault rifles at Moscow's largest airport.
Live Blog: EgyptAir Flight Disappears Over Mediterranean
Follow FP's coverage throughout the day for live updates about the EgyptAir crash.
State Dept. Denies U.S. and Iran Are Looking to Establish Direct Flights
The statement comes after reports in the Iranian press that talks were underway to establish nonstop flights.
U.S. Aviation Authorities: Plane Groundings Not Due to a Hack
A failed software update -- not a hack -- kept planes in the Washington, D.C., region on the ground Saturday.
Malaysia Confirms Debris Comes From Missing Airliner
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Thursday morning that an airplane fragment found late last month was debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act
Russia's leader wins President Obama's praise for his role in the Iran nuclear deal. But ongoing disputes from Syria to Ukraine raise doubts about the prospects for truly friendly relations.