The strike is likely to add to problems in a sector that regularly faces jet fuel shortages, which often ground local flights and where international carriers struggle to repatriate revenue from ticket sales due to a shortage of foreign currency.
At full capacity, the airport will serve more than 200 million passengers per year after the completion of all four phases with six runways by 2028.
Both the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder would be examined by experts at Singapore's Transportation Safety Investigation Bureau.
At least 341 people have been killed in the Himalayan country in 17 air crashes since 2000, making it one of the deadliest places to fly.
Türkiye's national flag carrier aims to have carried more than 72 million passengers in 2022, and over 88 million next year.
The French flag carrier said just 45 percent of short and medium-haul services would operate on Friday, while 90 percent of long-haul connections would go ahead.
A union representing Lufthansa pilots said early Thursday that they will stage a walk-out after demands for a pay increase were rejected by management.
Istanbul Airport rose from 14th to the fifth spot in the 'Busiest Airports in the World' report issued by Official Airline Guides.
The Turkish carrier was the first international company to return to profit after the pandemic and is set for record 2022 earnings, says a report by French daily Los Echos.
The Fujian aircraft carrier features a full-length flight deck with a catapult launch system, making it more technically advanced than the other two Chinese carriers.
Turkish Cargo won the Stat Trade Times awards, which is considered one of the largest and most prominent events in the Asian air cargo market.
The Yemen Airways flight, which is bound for Jordan's capital Amman, is part of the UN-brokered, 60-day truce agreement that the government and the Houthi rebels struck last month.
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