Here is our selection of the best pictures from this week.
Passengers who lived through the crash landing in Istanbul that killed three people and left a Turkish airliner crumpled into pieces say the plane's descent felt unusually fast
The circumstances of Argentine strikers Emiliano Sala's death remain murky a year after the tragic plane crash in the English Channel.
Regulators urged airlines to avoid all Iranian airspace after Tehran admitted one of its missiles downed flight PS752 in a "disastrous mistake."
Dramatic scenes from Australia where the fight against wildfires is far from over, and from France where unions took to the streets over pensions.
Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil Thursday night in Toronto to remember 176 people killed when a Ukraine-bound plane crashed in Iran.
Iranian cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei said that such allegations “rub salt on a painful wound” for the families of the victims.
Ukraine has confirmed that the victims come from at least seven nations, however Iranian media say that many were travelling on dual passports.
2019 was the third safest year in terms of fatalities since 1946.
A plane with 98 people aboard crashed shortly after take-off early on Friday in Kazakhstan, killing at least 12 people, Kazakh officials said.
The plane hit a wall and a two-storey building shortly after take-off in Almaty, killing at least 12 people. Dozens of survivors were hospitalised.
"As tragic as it is, it could have been much worse," the fire chief said. No injuries were reported on the ground.
At least 24 people died after a plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo shortly after take-off on Sunday.
Boeing hopes to have its 737 MAX jets, grounded since March, back flying soon.
Both pilots survived after ejecting before impact. One of them had been left hanging from a powerline after his parachute got caught, the prefecture of the region said.
French judges have dropped charges against Air France and Airbus over a mid-Atlantic plane crash in 2009 that killed all 228 people on board, blaming the pilots for losing control of the plane.
Emiliano Sala was exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide before the plane on which he was a passenger crashed into the sea, investigators said.
Police in Maryland say the pilot of a small plane told them he was experiencing engine trouble before he made an emergency landing in the shallow ocean waters off a Maryland beach.
Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden
Russia said claims of alleged Russian military involvement in the fatal crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 are groundless, blaming Ukraine instead
Three Britons, one South African killed in plane crash near Dubai - Dubai Civil Aviation Authority
The two planes that collided mid-air over Alaska were carrying 14 passengers from a seven-day roundtrip cruise out of Vancouver.
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A week after the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, memorial services have been taking place to remember the 157 people who died.
Relatives have been wailing and beating their chests at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash as others picked through the rubble for any sign of the 157 people who died.
Passengers from more than 30 countries were onboard the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight.