Missing Indonesian plane found

2015-10-05 20:00

Searchers have located a small plane that went missing during a flight over Indonesia's Sulawesi island with 10 people on board.

Booze grounds second Air Baltic pilot

2015-09-22 05:19

A Norwegian court has sentenced a Latvian pilot to 10 months in jail after he failed a breathalyser test when preparing to fly a passenger aircraft with around 100 people on board to Greece.

Plane that caught fire in Vegas was accelerating

2015-09-09 22:30

Officials say the BA plane that caught fire at Las Vegas airport was accelerating for take-off.

All bodies retrieved after Indonesian plane crash

2015-08-20 20:33

Authorities have retrieved the bodies of all 54 victims of a weekend plane crash in Indonesia's Papua province.

India gets first solar-powered airport

2015-08-19 18:59

The Indian government is to start incorporating solar energy into their daily operations at airports countrywide.

Indonesia plane loses contact in Papua

2015-08-16 12:11

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people lost contact with air traffic control.

Plane forced to land in Bloemfontein

2015-08-13 22:14

A plane was forced to land at Bram Fischer International Airport in Bloemfontein due to a technical problem, the Airports Company of SA says.

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.


Nepal asks international flights to get fuel 'elsewhere'

2015-09-29 17:00

Nepal has run out of aviation fuel due to a trade crisis, and says international flights into the country should re-fuel elsewhere before arriving.

Malaysia on alert as smog cancels flights

2015-09-13 22:07

Malaysia's maritime and aviation departments have issued warnings over poor visibility caused by the worsening haze in the capital and elsewhere, as the thick smog also prompts flight cancellations.

Nigeria smashes spy ring at Abuja airport

2015-08-29 14:50

Nigeria's domestic intelligence agency has warned travellers to be ready for an attack on the capital's airport, after announcing it had smashed a spy network run by Boko Haram.

Bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

2015-08-19 20:57

The first bodies of 54 people killed when a plane went down in eastern Indonesia have been carried from the remote crash site.

2 men killed in Tokyo plane crash

2015-08-16 14:10

Two men believed to have been a pilot and his passenger have been killed after an ultra-light plane crashed into a golf course.

Flight control problem keeps US flights grounded

2015-08-15 19:32

A flight control problem at an FAA centre is limiting flights in and out of the Washington area.

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.

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