Passengers get removed from plane over SMS

2015-11-26 14:05

Four passengers have been removed from a Chicago-bound flight at Baltimore's international airport last week after a fellow passenger say she saw one of them receive a text with the word "dynamite" and the code for an airport in India, according to a police report.

Arab paranioa gets passengers booted off US flight

2015-11-21 12:08

Two men have been kept from boarding a flight in the US because they were speaking Arabic - one of several incidents reflecting public paranoia since the Paris attacks.

Egypt revises security at airports

2015-11-19 22:22

Egypt's president says his country has taken several steps to boost security at air and sea ports.

Quick-thinking engineer stops smoke in plane cabin

2015-11-19 07:31

A quick-thinking engineer flying to cape Town from Ethiopia has averted possible disaster when he saw smoke billowing out of a bag in the cabin.

ISIS shows international reach - analysts

2015-11-17 21:30

By bombing a Russian passenger plane over Egypt and carrying out deadly attacks in Paris, the ISIS has demonstrated both its resilience and its growing international reach, experts say.

Kenya's JamboJet reaches first-half profit

2015-11-16 19:15

The Kenyan budget airline Jambojet says it has made a pretax profit of $3.3m in the period that ended in September.

Landmark deal to track flights reached

2015-11-12 09:02

World nations have struck a landmark deal on Wednesday on using satellites to track flights, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370.

Deal on using satellites to track flights

2015-11-11 19:54

World nations have struck a landmark deal on using satellites to track flights, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370 in March last year.

Thousands more tourists fly home after Egypt crash

2015-11-09 21:00

Thousands more foreign tourists have flewn home from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh after the downing of a Russian airliner claimed by jihadists.

Russia, Britain ramp up efforts to return stuck tourists

2015-11-08 21:47

Moscow and London have ramped up efforts to bring home thousands of tourists stranded in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort following the crash of a Russian airliner in the Sinai Peninsula.


7 dead in New Zealand chopper crash

2015-11-21 14:09

Four tourists from Britain and two from Australia were among seven people killed when a helicopter crashed on a scenic New Zealand glacier, police have said.

Rich, famous to get special terminal at LAX

2015-11-20 16:04

Los Angeles International Airport officials have approved opening a special terminal for the rich and famous to wait for their flights far from the paparazzi and riffraff.

Cameron to get own plane

2015-11-19 16:47

Britain is to get its own version of the US president's Air Force One with the conversion of an official plane for Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior officials.

ISIS: Cooldrink can bomb downed Russian plane

2015-11-18 19:31

ISIS has released a photo of a bomb the extremist militia purported to have used to bring down a Russian passenger jet in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.

Egypt boosts airport security

2015-11-17 20:27

Egypt's government is enhancing security in airports over the possibility that a Russian plane departing a Sinai resort was brought down by a bomb.

El Al flight scare

2015-11-15 22:34

An Israeli El Al flight headed to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing in Montana after the crew reported a warning light indicated a fire in one engine.

Egypt's al-Sisi vows security boost

2015-11-11 21:01

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has vowed to enhance security in the country amid suspicions that a bomb caused the crash of a Russian passenger airliner in Sinai.

Britain points to security flaws at Egypt airport

2015-11-10 21:02

Britain has pointed the finger at shortcomings in Egyptian airport security after blaming last month's Russian plane crash on a bomb smuggled on board.

'Act of terror' possibly behind plane crash: Russia

2015-11-09 19:52

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has admitted that a plane crash in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that killed 224 people was possibly a terrorist attack.

DA wants R4bn Zuma jet scrapped

2015-11-08 17:29

The Democratic Alliance has called on President Jacob Zuma to 'show leadership' and scrap a purported acquisition of a R4bn presidential jet.

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