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Viral flight attendant video man is from PMB

2017-01-16 10:33

If you have watched the hilarious video of a Kulula flight attendant delivering the safety demo with a South African twist, then you may be happy to know he hails from the Zulu Kingdom.

Russia starts studying Black Sea flight recorder

2016-12-27 15:32

Russia's transport minister says investigators have begun to study one of the flight recorders from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board.

Libya transport minister defends air security

2016-12-23 21:00

Libya's transportation minister has defended airport security in the country after a plane was hijacked and diverted to Malta.

Race to find US marine pilot after Japan jet crash

2016-12-08 21:10

Rescuers are scrambling to find a US marine pilot who went missing after a jet crashed off the southwest coast of Japan.

Pakistan plane crash - all dead

2016-12-07 22:47

Pakistan's national carrier says one of its planes has crashed shortly after take-off from the northern city of Chitral with 48 people aboard.

Drugs worth R6.8m intercepted at OR Tambo

2016-12-05 18:03

Four drug mules have been intercepted at OR Tambo International Airport with narcotics worth R6.8m, SARS says.

Passenger in beer fight gets 2-year prison term

2016-11-30 21:53

A Guam judge has ordered more than two years prison time for a Korean Air passenger who fought with a flight attendant who refused to give him another beer.

Chill, it's just a drill - Acsa on OR Tambo

2016-11-23 15:22

People should not be alarmed by a large number of emergency vehicles, sirens and flashing lights at OR Tambo International Airport because it is just a drill, the Airports Company of South Africa says.

Drone 'near-miss' with plane near London's Shard

2016-11-17 16:01

A new report says a drone just missed hitting an A320 passenger plane flying above the Shard office tower in central London in July.

Kyrgyz man halts main airport with 'bomb' claim

2016-11-01 13:05

Kyrgyzstan's security service said that a drunk man who had halted operations at the country's main airport with a false bomb scare was trying to stop his wife from leaving for Moscow.

 

Witness who filmed Russian plane's crash located

2016-12-27 22:32

Russia's top investigative agency says it has located a man who filmed a Russian military plane as it crashed in the Black Sea.

2 Libyans charged in Malta with hijacking a flight

2016-12-25 16:20

Two Libyan men have been arraigned in a Maltese court on charges of hijacking a domestic Libyan flight to the Mediterranean island of Malta

Grenade, two pistols on hijacked Libyan plane

2016-12-23 20:27

Two men who hijacked a Libyan plane and forced it to land in Malta had a grenade and a handgun, and a second gun was found in a search of the aircraft.

Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47

2016-12-08 18:55

Pakistani military helicopters have ferried remains of plane crash victims to Islamabad as aviation authorities open a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew.

Man held after police seize R12m undeclared cash

2016-12-05 21:12

A man has been arrested after being found in possession of more than R12m in undeclared cash hidden inside seven luggage bags at the King Shaka Airport, say KwaZulu-Natal police.

Body remains found after Indonesia plane crash

2016-12-04 17:39

Rescuers in Indonesia have recovered body parts in the sea where a police plane with 13 people aboard is believed to have crashed after takeoff.

Pilot walks away from plane crash unscathed

2016-11-23 16:09

A pilot has walked away from a plane crash unscathed in Mpumalanga paramedics say.

15 arrested after protesters block Heathrow road

2016-11-19 17:44

British police say they have arrested 15 demonstrators protesting plans for a new runway at London's Heathrow airport.

SA Express CEO arrives late for Scopa meeting over delayed flight

2016-11-01 18:14

SA Express CEO Inati Ntshanga has arrived an hour late for a meeting with Scopa after his flight was delayed, while the Department of Environmental Affairs excused itself.

Cargo plane carrying four missing in eastern Indonesia

2016-10-31 10:49

A cargo plane carrying four crew members went missing during a short flight in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said, the latest blow to the country's beleaguered aviation sector.

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