ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR TRAVEL

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Warsaw

2015-07-30 16:39

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 en route to San Francisco has made an emergency landing safely in Warsaw.

A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

2015-07-16 17:05

One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives on Friday, a year after the passenger jet was shot out of the sky.

Israeli firm makes health-warning sensor for pilots

2015-07-16 05:19

An Israeli defence electronics firm says it has developed a body sensor that could help save the lives of pilots by forewarning of possible loss of consciousness in extreme manoeuvres.

Jet Airways plane diverts to Muscat

2015-07-09 18:07

A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dubai has made an emergency landing in Muscat after a bomb threat.

Aeromexico Dreamliner makes emergency landing

2015-06-29 23:38

An Aeromexico Boeing 787 travelling from Mexico City to Paris made an emergency landing in Ireland.

Airline carrier orders new planes worth $20bn

2015-06-15 15:46

Several substantial orders and inquiries about new aircraft have surprised everyone at the Paris air show by the sheer volume of confirmed agreements.

Twee village threatened by travellers

2015-05-25 17:44

London's airport expansion plan is threatening neighbouring villages to meet the demands of travellers.

Rome airport in chaos after fire

2015-05-07 19:29

Scores of flights have been cancelled and thousands of passengers had their travel plans wrecked after a fierce fire devastated part of a terminal at Rome's Fiumicino airport.

Hackers could exploit aeroplane avionics

2015-04-17 12:37

Hackers could exploit in-flight entertainment systems to fatally sabotage the cockpit electronics of a new generation of airliners connected to the internet.

Emirates, Etihad planes involved in mid air incident

2015-04-01 20:04

An Emirates and an Etihad Airways aircraft got too close to each other between UAE and Seychelles and had to take action to avoid a collision.

 

Volcanic ash forces airport closures in Colombia

2015-07-26 22:35

Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano has erupted in an ash cloud prompting authorities to temporarily close two airports in the area.

3 Indonesian airports closed due to volcanoes

2015-07-16 15:53

At least 3 Indonesian airports are closed due to eruptions of the Raung and Gamalama volcanoes.

13 detained in Heathrow runway protest

2015-07-13 22:02

Police have detained more than a dozen climate change activists at London's Heathrow Airport.

British Airways flight diverted for unruly passenger

2015-07-08 21:56

A British Airways flight to Texas has been diverted to Boston because of an unruly male passenger.

Portugal pilots warned of 70 000 homing pigeons

2015-06-20 16:21

Pilots in Portugal have been advised to fly with special care after 70 000 homing pigeons were released in Spain to participate in a race back to their homes in Portugal.

Fighter jets scrambled for French flight to NY

2015-05-25 18:39

An Air France jetliner heading from Paris to New York was escorted by fighter planes for the last stretch of the trip because of a threat against the flight, the airline says.

Safety concerns after Marine crash

2015-05-19 06:43

The fatal crash of the Marine Corps' new hybridised airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the machine.

Relatives join Germanwings crash victim memorial

2015-04-17 19:59

Grieving relatives joined political and religious leaders at a sombre German memorial service for the victims of last month's Germanwings crash in the French Alps.

Plane skids off runway in Japan

2015-04-14 16:22

An Asiana Airlines plane has skidded off the runway while landing in Japan resulting in about 20 injured slightly.

French prosecutors deny reports of Germanwings crash video

2015-04-01 12:25

French prosecutors say they did not possess a cell phone video recording of the final moments of Germanwings flight 4U9525, dpa reports.

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