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Hurricane Nate is moving rapidly inland after making landfall in the United States

Hurricane Nate is moving rapidly inland after making landfall in the United States Saturday evening. Nate will bring strong winds, heavy rain, and storm...

Helicopter crash injures four at the Namur aerodrome in Temploux (Belgium)

A helicopter accident took place on Sunday at 12:30 pm at the Temploux airfield (EBNM) near Namur. Four people were wounded. A pilot and three...

Another air traffic control strike in France on 10 October

The French Civil Aviation Authority (Direction générale de l'aviation civile - DGAC) has issued a statement to inform passengers and airlines on an air traffic...

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 went off the runway in Vieux Fort (UVF), Saint Lucia #VS90

Virgin Atlantic A333 at Saint Lucia on Oct 2nd 2017, runway excursion on backtrack. A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300, registration G-VLUV performing flight VS-90 from...

A Congolese military Antonov aircraft crashed shortly after take-off N’Djili, Kinshasa

An aircraft of the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Congo (Forces armées de la République du Congo) has crashed on Saturday morning about 100...

Intercontinental flights to stay exempt from paying for CO2 emissions in the EU until 2020

  CO2 emissions from intercontinental flights to stay out of EU Emission Trading System until 2020 Airlines to go on paying  for CO2 emissions...

Commercial airline service resumes in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after hurricane Maria

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hurricane recovery efforts are now supporting more than a dozen commercial passenger flights per day at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San...

Eurofighter Typhoon crashed in Italy, Pilot was killed

An Italian Eurofighter combat aircraft crashed at sea during the Terracina Air Show. The event was interrupted and then canceled. According to the published...

KLM Boeing 777-200 dropped a panel after take-off from Osaka, which damaged a car

Statement KL868 Osaka - Amsterdam by KLM Shortly after departing from Osaka on Saturday, flight KL868 (Boeing 777-200) Osaka to Amsterdam lost a piece of...

Ryanair pilots go on “white strike”, with big delays in perspective

The Ultimatum filed by the Ryanair pilots federation did not receive a response from management, thus the Irish airline's pilots decided to go on...

Stratolaunch Aircraft Hits Another Milestone with Completion of First Phase of Engine Testing

The Stratolaunch team is proud to announce that our aircraft is one step closer to providing convenient, reliable, and routine access to low Earth...

A Cessna Citation VII crashed at Istanbul Ataturk

A Cessna Citation VII private aircraft has crashed at Istanbul Ataturk airport, five passengers and crew have been injured. The aircraft (TC-KON) was built...

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800 got stuck in the mud at Mumbai Airport; airport closed

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800 (VT-SGZ) from Varanasi is currently blocking runway 09/27 at Mumbai Airport after it overshot the runway during heavy rain. SG703...

Captain asks a moment of silence for a fallen soldier

A passenger aircraft lands in Oklahoma City, while stopping at the terminal the pilot asks to remain on board until a fallen soldier was...

Hurricane Maria : Fort-de-France Aimé Césaire Airport closed on Martinique island

As a direct consequence of Hurricane Maria, now classified as a category 4 Hurricane and currently hitting Martinique, the Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport...

A Royal Wings Boeing 737-300 at Aqaba went off the runway

Incident: Royal Wings B733 at Aqaba on Sep 17th 2017, runway excursion on landing (Photo: Amr T. Smadi): A Royal Wings Boeing 737-300 on behalf of...

Ryanair cancellations: European consumer organisations fight back, European Commission informs

Last Friday, Ryanair announced the cancellation of nearly a hundred flights a day until the end of October. In this chaotic context, the Irish...

Two new hurricanes are approaching the Carribean: Maria and Lee

The U.S. National Hurricane Center is informing that two new hurricanes have been formed above the Atlantic Ocean: Lee and Maria, the latter is...

Small aircraft crashes in Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least six

Last Wednesday a small aircraft crashed in Boale Bombomba, 70 kilometers from Ingende center in the Bokatola area, Democratic Republic of Congo. The news...

A small plane makes an emergency landing on street in Antwerp

A military aircraft replica from World War I made an emergency landing on a street in Antwerp City, near Park Spoor Oost in Borgerhout. The...