ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR TRAVEL

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for plane bomb

2016-02-13 19:29

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabaab, say they bombed a commercial passenger jet, which sucked out the suspected bomber.

Somali official confirms bomb on plane

2016-02-06 20:24

A Somali official says a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in the capital, Mogadishu.

Canada frees Air India bomber

2016-01-27 22:38

Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person to be convicted in the 1985 Air India bombings, has been released from a Canadian prison after serving two decades behind bars.

More News24 users come forward with tales of thievery on SAA flights

2016-01-15 15:11

While SAA says it is aware of three recent incidents of in-flight theft, 11 more people have told News24 of falling victim to pilferers on the airline.

Passenger on KLM flight wounds co-pilot

2016-01-05 14:46

A man on a long-haul KLM flight from Amsterdam to Beijing has attacked and slightly wounded a co-pilot before being subdued by other passengers.

Home Affairs says immigration policy no problem

2015-12-27 18:40

The Department of Home Affairs has said reports of UK-based travellers experiencing problems entering South Africa because of immigration regulations were “baseless and inaccurate”.

Retired policeman held over Air France scare

2015-12-21 18:17

French police have detained a retired policeman over the discovery of a fake bomb on board an Air France flight which made an emergency landing in Kenya, a legal source says.

Mauritius boosts airport security after bomb scare

2015-12-21 17:08

Mauritius has boosted security as a "precaution" after a fake bomb was found on board an Air France flight, but says it is satisfied with the measures it has taken.

Air France says not a bomb

2015-12-20 17:58

Air France chief executive Frederic Gagey says a bomb threat that prompted one of the airline's planes to make an emergency landing in Kenya had been a 'false alarm'.

EU adopts new plane tracking rules

2015-12-17 09:04

The European Union has adopted new rules on plane tracking, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370 in March 2014.

 

Somali airport security is zero - pilot

2016-02-08 05:36

The pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a large hole in its fuselage says he has never doubted that it was caused by a bomb.

Blast on Somalia airliner points to bomb: pilot, expert

2016-02-03 19:31

A blast that ripped a hole in a commercial airliner shortly after take-off from Somalia's capital, was probably caused by a bomb, aviation experts and the pilot who landed it safely say.

Turkish Airlines finds handwritten threat in plane

2016-01-24 18:05

A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Houston to Istanbul has been safely diverted to Shannon, Ireland, after a security scare.

SAA blacklists passenger after R30K stolen while crew were nowhere to be seen

2016-01-14 14:02

South African Airways says it had blacklisted a passenger after it became aware of claims that a theft syndicate was in operation on certain international routes.

Istanbul grounds flights over snow

2015-12-31 21:05

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled from Istanbul's two main airports after the city was hit by a picturesque but troublesome snowfall.

OR Tambo flights back on track after Joburg storm

2015-12-21 22:19

Flights are back on track at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, after storm related delays.

Massive storm delays flights at OR Tambo

2015-12-21 17:48

A severe storm, accompanied by hail in some parts of Johannesburg has led to delays at OR Tambo International Airport.

Air France passenger held over bomb hoax

2015-12-21 15:43

Border guards at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have detained one of the passengers on an Air France flight over a bomb hoax, after he arrived back in France.

Air France bomb scare suspects questioned

2015-12-20 15:50

Six passengers have been questioned in Kenya over a device that forced the diversion of an Air France plane.

Two killed in Eastern Cape plane crash

2015-12-16 20:38

Two women have died after the plane in which they were travelling en route to Plettenberg Bay crashed in the Palmietvlei mountains, Eastern Cape emergency services said. The pilot survived.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.