Mexico volcano grounds US airlines

2013-07-05 08:37

Four US airlines cancelled dozens of flights to and from Mexico City's international airport on Thursday after the Popocatepetl volcano blew ash and steam skyward, officials said.

Unplanned island break after engine failure

2013-01-11 09:07

Passengers on a Delta flight which took off from OR Tambo International Airport got an unplanned island holiday when their plane had to make an emergency landing.

Needles found in sandwiches on 4 flights

2012-07-17 10:02

Delta Air Lines Incorporated says it is working with federal authorities after what appeared to be sewing needles were found in food on four US-bound flights, injuring one passenger.

Another US plane passenger arrested

2011-05-11 20:14

A man accused of trying to open an emergency door on a flight to Boston has pleaded not guilty to interfering with the operation of an aircraft.

Engine problem grounds US flight

2010-11-22 10:13

A Moscow-bound passenger jet with 204 people on board has made an emergency landing back in New York after developing an engine problem shortly after takeoff, say officials.


Airbus 330 lands safely after flaps malfunction

2013-08-08 09:20

A Detroit-bound Airbus A330 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam after experiencing technical difficulties following take-off from Paris, the airline said.

SA mom, kids in plane drama

2013-01-14 10:41

A South African woman has revealed how a plane she was travelling on with her three children had to make an emergency landing on an Atlantic Ocean island after one of the engines failed.

Needles found in flight sandwiches probed

2012-07-18 11:03

The FBI and the Amsterdam's Schiphol airport police department have opened criminal investigations into needles found in sandwiches in at least four Delta flights.

NY flight lands in Dublin over bomb scare

2012-04-16 19:44

A Delta flight from Istanbul to NYC has landed in Dublin after a bomb scare which was later declared a false alarm.

Kitten freezes to death in cargo hold

2011-01-27 12:01

A pet owner is devastated and looking for answers after her 11-week-old kitten froze to death in the cargo hold of a domestic US flight.

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