Tag Archives: Airlines

26Oct/15

A British Airways plane flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg’s crash lands

A British Airways plane makes a crash landing at Johannesburg’s International airport because of faulty landing gear with no injuries sustained by those on board.

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20Oct/15

Zambia to revamp flagging aviation industry

Zambia’s national airline disbanded several years ago and now there is talk of its return by 2016. Officials say they are planning to revive the once lucrative aviation industry. Flying students like Chisomo Daka, a young pilot say they are hoping a new national carrier will offer them the chance to build careers as aviators.

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20Oct/15

Suspicious packages found in body of man who died after biting passenger on Aer Lingus flight

(Next Media Online) – A post mortem examination on the body of a 24-year-old Brazilian man who died on an Aer Lingus flight after biting a fellow passenger suggested that he may have been a drug mule.
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17Oct/15

US Airways brand is no more

American Airlines retires its US Airways brand.

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09Sep/15

British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas, two minor injuries

British Airways flight 2276 bound for London Gatwick caught on fire after an aborted take off.

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16Aug/15

More than 400 flights canceled on U.S. East Coast due to flight tracking system problem in Washington, D.C.

More than 400 flights were canceled at airports along the U.S. East Coast on Saturday due to a problem with a flight-tracking system in the Washington, D.C. area

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09Aug/15

Germanwings crash families prepare lawsuit in U.S. – report

The families of victims of a Germanwings jet crash in the French Alps which killed all 150 on board will take legal action against carrier Lufthansa, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag says.

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31Jul/15

Plane debris found on Reunion Island flown to France

Piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion and is thought to be from a Boeing 777 departs for France to be inspected.

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10Jul/15

Flight attendants hit the runway for ‘high’ fashion in Russia

Flights attendants hit the runway of a Moscow airport in a display of ‘high’ fashion as they show off their work uniforms ahead of Flight Attendant Day, marked on July 12 in Russia.

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09Jul/15

Hard landing for Greek travel agents

(REUTERS) – Try buying your air ticket through a travel agent like this one in Athens, and you could end up like the Greek economy.

Grounded.
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