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13:01, 25 June 2018 Monday
13:51, 06 June 2018 Wednesday

Light plane with 10 people on board goes missing

Signals from plane, which was en route to capital Nairobi, located as coming from forest 60 km away

09:48, 11 May 2018 Friday

Russian magnate hands back his private planes

The return of the aircraft is an indication of how deeply the sanctions have affected Deripaska’s business empire.

17:26, 01 April 2018 Sunday

Plane carrying diplomats expelled from US lands in Moscow

The Il-96 jet brought home 46 Russian diplomats and their family members, the state TASS news agency said.

17:50, 15 March 2018 Thursday

Russian runway paved with gold

The Antonov plane was taking off after refuelling in an airport at Yakutsk in Siberia when its cargo door flew open -- and out tumbled nearly 200 bars from the Kupol gold mine in the remote Chukotka region, investigators said.

16:39, 26 February 2018 Monday

Baghdad extends Kurd region flight ban by 3 months

Ban first came into effect after Kurdish region's ill-fated Sept. 25 referendum on independence  

14:18, 03 January 2018 Wednesday

2017 safest year for post-war civil aviation

President Donald Trump hailed the results on Tuesday, and credited his "very strict" stance on commercial aviation for the positive data in the United States.

20:03, 28 July 2017 Friday

Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova

"We confirm that the plane was not allowed to fly over Romanian airspace," the foreign ministry said.

15:07, 16 January 2017 Monday

Saudi carrier flynas signs deal for 80 Airbus planes

Flynas chairman Ayed al-Jeaid said at the signing ceremony in Riyadh that the deal includes an option for 40 more of the short to medium-haul planes in what airline executives said is a growing domestic market.

14:44, 23 December 2016 Friday

Hijacked Libyan plane headed for Malta

"Informed of potential hijack situation of a #Libya internal flight diverted to #Malta. Security and emergency operations standing by -JM," the premier said in a post from his official account.

08:20, 19 May 2016 Thursday

EgyptAir flight disappears from radar

An EgyptAir flight has disappeared from radars

11:50, 06 April 2015 Monday

Military training plane crashes in Jordan

Jordanian military training plane crashes, killing its two-member crew, the army said.

14:08, 18 January 2015 Sunday

Nusra in Syria says shoots down army cargo plane -UPDATED

State news did not mention the downing of the plane, which the Nusra Front said happened near the army-controlled Abu al-Duhur military airport in Idlib province.

09:51, 28 September 2014 Sunday

Airlines can allow cellphone use during entire flight

The European Aviation Safety Agency allowed European airlines to permit the use of electronic devices throughout the whole flight

12:39, 17 September 2014 Wednesday

Angry Pakistani passengers throw politician off plane

The plane, operated by state-run Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), eventually took off from the port city of Karachi for Islamabad without Malik on board.

14:39, 04 August 2014 Monday

Hacker says to show passenger jets at risk of cyber

In theory, a hacker could use a plane's onboard WiFi signal or inflight entertainment system to hack into its avionics equipment, potentially disrupting or modifying satellite communications

09:09, 13 July 2014 Sunday

Brazil's Embraer to sell 25 planes to China during Xi

Embraer has been seeking to expand its manufacturing operations in China, a key market for the world's third-largest commercial planemaker

23:33, 13 June 2014 Friday

Jets vanishing from Europe radar linked to war games- UPDATED

Dozens of aircraft briefly vanished from air-traffic control radars in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic on separate occasions this week and last week

11:15, 25 April 2014 Friday

Drunk passenger causes hijack alert on Australian flight

An Indonesian air force spokesman said all passengers were unharmed and being taken off the aircraft at Denpasar, in Bali.

10:09, 21 April 2014 Monday

Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well

The stowaway told FBI officials that he had run away from home, climbed a fence at the airport in San Jose, California, crossed the tarmac and crawled into the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines flight

11:52, 16 February 2014 Sunday

Body found in jet wheel well at Virginia airport

The plane arrived at Dulles in Virginia on Thursday morning from Johannesburg, South Africa, after a stop in Dakar, Senegal

09:15, 08 February 2014 Saturday

Turkish plane evacuated after attempt to hijack

All passengers were evacuated by Turkish security forces after a Ukrainian man made a bomb threat and tried to hijack the plane.

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