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Serene Air Boeing 737 hits a tow tug at Islamabad airport

According to details received from various sources indicate that the aircraft hit the tow tug when it was pushed back for its flight to Karachi. An …

Busy phone lines, poor coordination factors in Aeroflot A321 serious airprox incident, Venice, Italy

Busy phone lines and poor coordination between two ATC centers in Italy were factors in aserious airprox incident, near Venice, Italy involving an …

Aviation Safety

Airline staff put air safety at risk; 422 violations recorded last year

<b>New Delhi:</b> As many as 422 air-safety violations took place in the country in 2016 — by pilots, cabin crew and aircraft maintenance engineers of major …

Aviation

Korean Air crew to 'use more force' with unruly passengers

<b>Korean Air has said guidelines will be revised for crew to react "firmly and actively against in-flight violence", after facing criticism for its handling of an on-board incident.</b><p>US singer Richard Marx said last week that he had intervened to help restrain a disruptive passenger on a Korean Air …

Guns

Report: Delta Connection Pilot Arrested for Trying to Fly While Intoxicated

The Rapid City (S.D.) Police Department says that a pilot scheduled to fly a Delta Connection flight out of South Dakota’s Rapid City Regional …

Terrified British Airways passengers told 'don't rock plane' after jet makes emergency landing at Heathrow

This video shows the terrifying moment a packed British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow after its landing gear …

Airlines told to avoid landing in Pakistan

DELHI: Airlines have “informally” asked its pilots to avoid landing in Pakistan unless there is an “emergency” situation such as engine failure or …

Saudi Arabian Airlines jet 'isolated' in Philippines due to false hijacking alarm

A false hijacking alarm caused a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane to be isolated at an airport in Manila, the Philippines, according to an airline …

Delta Realizes Aircraft Door May Have Been Left Open Mid-Flight

Having had a miserably bad week with flight cancellations and apologies, Delta Airlines continued their stellar performance last night for a group of …

Muslim man removed from American Airlines flight after attendant told him: ‘I will be watching you’

A Muslim passenger was asked to leave an American Airlines flight after a flight attendant told him over the plane’s public address system: “I will be watching you.”<p>Mohamed Ahmed Radwan had boarded the flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Detroit, Michigan last December when the incident …

FUI diverted? Pilots arrested on suspicion of being drunk, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two pilots' alleged tippling delayed a trans-Atlantic Air Transat flight and landed the crew members in jail, police and the airline said.<p>The Montreal-based airline delayed a flight from Glasgow, Scotland, to Toronto on Monday, to the consternation of passengers -- though some changed their …

Airplanes

Air travellers riot as pilot takes off without them after two hour delay because he was worried about being late

Police had to be called to Düsseldorf airport when around 70 passengers rioted after the pilot of their delayed flight took off without them, leaving them stranded on the tarmac, it has emerged.<p>The passengers had already been waiting two hours for their delayed flight to Dresden with Eurowings, a …

Travelers

Woman gives birth on flight

A SAUDI passenger jet had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow after a woman reportedly gave birth mid-flight.

Airplanes

Gatwick Airport runway closed 'as surface breaks up'

<b>Gatwick Airport closed its main runway after claims the surface started to break up.</b><p>Earlier, airport bosses tweeted an apology to anyone affected by the closure, which saw some arrivals diverted to Stansted and Bournemouth.<p>In a further statement, a spokesman for the airport said the main runway was …

Airplanes

Dubai airport shut Saturday for over an hour; 22 flights diverted - executive | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travel, closed its airspace for 69 minutes due to unauthorised drone activity on Saturday, causing 22 flights to be diverted, aviation authorities said.<p>People sit in a cafeteria as Emirates Airlines …

Airports

Pilot warns of increase in flight violence after being punched in the face by a woman thrown off his plane

A pilot has warned of the increase of anti-social and violent behaviour by passengers as a woman who hit him in the face as she was thrown off a flight walked free from court.<p>Nicola Nyamanhindi, 30, launched her attack last month after being asked to leave the easyJet plane to Paphos from …

Delta flight to Vegas diverted over 'disruptive passenger' scuffle

A Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas was diverted to Memphis on Tuesday due to an incident involving a man the airline labeled as a “disruptive” passenger.<p>Passenger Gretta Handley recorded a cellphone video of the incident, which allegedly shows a heated verbal confrontation between …

Flying

This is the Most Miserable Airport in the Country

There are a few airports you may want to avoid this summer. But according to MilesCards.com, none are as miserable as Newark Liberty International …

Korean Air Jet Catches Fire at Tokyo's Haneda Airport

TOKYO — An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo on Friday, authorities said.<p>The incident prompted authorities to temporarily close down Japan's busiest aviation hub.<p>Firefighters put out the blaze within the hour. No injuries were reported, although around 30 …

Aviation

Pilatus PC-24 Makes a Splash at EBACE

Pilatus Aircraft gave the first prototype of the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet a day’s break from its test flight duties to be featured on the static …

TestFlight

Photos: Variety of Bizjets on Display at EBACE

The three-day European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition kicked off Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 500 exhibiting companies …