Airports

A woman who sneaked aboard a commercial flight at San Jose Airport without a ticket arrested

0 / August 7, 2014 09:18

A woman who sneaked aboard a commercial flight at San Jose Airport without a ticket this week and flew to Southern California was re-arrested on Thursday Aug. 7 after she turned up at Los Angeles Airport, police said. Marilyn Jean […]

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Rats on a plane force Air India to ground aircraft

0 / August 6, 2014 15:20

Air India has been forced to ground one of its planes after crew spotted rats scurrying around the cabin, The Times of India reported on Wednesday Aug. 6. The plane was on its way from New Delhi to Calcutta when […]

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Manchester police sanctions men who made hoax bomb threat on Qatari flight

0 / August 6, 2014 15:18

Police on Wednesday Aug. 6 said that a 47-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on a flight into Manchester airport had been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Britain scrambled two fighter jets […]

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A ticketless woman sneaks aboard a Southwest Airlines flight undetected

A ticketless woman sneaks aboard a Southwest Airlines flight undetected

0 / August 6, 2014 09:23

A ticketless woman managed to sneak aboard a Southwest Airlines flight undetected at San Jose Airport and fly to Los Angeles in at least the second major security breach involving a stowaway there this year. The ticketless passenger, 62-year-old Marilyn […]

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United Boeing 777 jet on its way to Brussels makes an emergency landing in Halifax

United Boeing 777 jet on its way to Brussels makes an emergency landing in Halifax

0 / August 6, 2014 07:07

A United Airlines jet on its way to Brussels made an emergency landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia after a small fire aboard the Boeing 777-200, a spokesman for the airport said. No-one was injured on the flight from Newark which […]

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Aviation & Air Transport Events for Fall 2014

0 / August 5, 2014 16:13

ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition Airport Council International Atlanta, GA September 7 – 10, 2014 http://annual.aci-na.org/ MRO EUROPE October 7‐9, 2014 Madrid, Spain MRO ASIA November 4-6, 2014 Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre Singapore IASS 2014 The Flight Safety […]

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British Airways suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone due to public health concerns

0 / August 5, 2014 14:48

British Airways has suspended flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of the month due to public health concerns. More than 800 people have died in an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa which began in […]

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Temperature a factor in ANA Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s lithium ion battery meltdown

0 / August 5, 2014 10:38

Cold winter temperatures were a factor in the meltdown of a lithium ion battery that caused a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to make an emergency landing in Japan last year, the Asahi newspaper said, citing the conclusions of local investigators. The […]

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Arizona medical researcher arrested after taking a loaded assault rifle into Phoenix Airport

Arizona medical researcher arrested after taking a loaded assault rifle into Phoenix Airport

0 / August 5, 2014 09:23

An Arizona medical researcher arrested after taking a loaded assault rifle into Phoenix Airport said he was making a political statement and did not intend to harm anyone. Authorities said Peter Nathan Steinmetz pointed the weapon at a terrified woman […]

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British fighter jets escort Qatar Airways aircraft to Manchester airport

0 / August 5, 2014 08:22

British fighter jets escorted an Airbus A330-300 passenger plane into Manchester airport on Tuesday Aug. 5 after the pilot reported that a suspect device was possibly on board, police said. “An incoming plane has been escorted into the airport by the Royal […]

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Russia may ban European airlines from flying over Siberia on busy Asian routes

0 / August 5, 2014 07:17

Russia may restrict or ban European airlines from flying over Siberia on busy Asian routes, a Russian newspaper reported, following Western sanctions which have grounded Russian carrier Dobrolet. The Russian business daily Vedomosti quoted unnamed sources as saying the foreign […]

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Disruptive passenger diverts American Airlines jet to Nashville

0 / August 4, 2014 11:20

An American Airlines plane flying from Dallas to Boston was diverted to Nashville after a passenger became disruptive and allegedly ran toward the plane’s cockpit. American Airlines spokesman Kent Powell told The Associated Press on Sunday that Flight 2214 landed […]

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Emirates suspends flights to Guinea over Ebola

0 / August 4, 2014 11:15

Emirates has suspended flights to Guinea over Ebola, becoming the first major airline to impose a ban in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in West Africa. Flights were suspended from Saturday until further notice, the airline said […]

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Russian airline Dobrolet will suspend all flights after cancellation of its aircraft lease agreement

Russian airline Dobrolet will suspend all flights after cancellation of its aircraft lease agreement

0 / August 4, 2014 11:10

Russian airline Dobrolet said it will suspend all flights after its aircraft lease agreement was cancelled when the European Union introduced sanctions on Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis. The EU announced punitive measures on Dobrolet (Good Flight), […]

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Twenty people killed in the latest battles to control of Tripoli airport

0 / August 3, 2014 11:31

Libya’s government said more than 20 people had been killed in the latest battles between factions seeking to control of Tripoli airport, while fighting led to a huge fire raging nearby at the city’s fuel depot. Rival factions allied to […]

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Royal Jordanian resumes flights to Iraq

0 / August 3, 2014 11:06

Royal Jordanian, one of the main airlines serving Iraq, said on Sunday Aug. 3 it had resumed flights to Iraq after a 24-hour suspension due to security concerns. The airline did not elaborate in its statement on why it reversed […]

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China will lift imposed military air traffic control measures

0 / August 1, 2014 08:27

China will lift on Friday Aug. 1 air traffic control measures imposed to allow military exercises which have caused major delays and flight cancellations. Flights in the country’s eastern, central and southern regions will return to normal once the restrictions […]

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Swiss International plans route changes in Ticino and Basel

0 / July 31, 2014 12:56

During the second quarter SWISS took the decision to continue service on the Zurich- Lugano route upon the expiry of its contract with current operating partner Darwin Airlines. As of 1 November 1, sister airline Tyrolean Airways will serve Lugano […]

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