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One flight attendant killed and eleven injured in Saudia crew bus crash

One Saudia flight attendant was killed and 11 more injured when their company-provided transport collided with a delivery truck en-route to King Khalid International...

Cessna private jet aborts take-off at Oroville Airport, California; bursts into flames

On 21 August, a Cessna private jet (registration currently unknown) aborted take-off at Oroville Airport, California, United States and went off the runway into...

Key traffic figures Zurich Airport July 2019: 0.6% more passengers

In July, 3’149’819 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 0.6% compared to last year. Local passengers decreased by 0.1% to 2’254’392...

Air France Airbus A319 between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo and Paris CDG diverts to Luxembourg

On 20 August, an Air France Airbus A319 (F-GRHB) operated flight AF1145 between Moscow Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport, Russia and Paris Charles...

Eurowings adds Vienna as a new destination from its Pristina (Kosovo) base

New direct connection starts on 2 November with Airbus A319 Vienna complements existing Eurowings connections from Düsseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart and Geneva to Pristina ...

Solidarity Transport Hub Poland invites stakeholders to the strategic consultation for the new airport

Starting today, Solidarity Transport Hub (STH) calls on stakeholders to consult the Strategic Brief for the new airport planned in Central and Eastern Europe.  The...

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 heavily damaged after hard landing in Ponta Delgada (Azores)

A Delta Air Lines aeroplane made a very hard landing today at Ponta Delgada Airport in the Azores, causing damage to the fuselage and...

Wizz Air celebrates 15th anniversary in Poland and 20 million passengers in Warsaw

Wizz Air celebrates a major milestone of 20 million passengers carried on its low-fare Warsaw services over the past 15 years. WIZZ’s lucky 20...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for July 2019: -0.7%

In July of this year, 6.7 million travellers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. On average, the aircraft arriving at Schiphol were...

GoAir Airbus A320 returns to Delhi as no approach and navigation charts for Bangkok airport on board

On 16 August, a GoAir Airbus A320 (VT-WJA) operated flight G837 between Delhi, India and Bangkok, Thailand. 45 minutes into the flight, the aircraft...

The two handlers at Brussels Airport (Swissport and Aviapartner) again in the red for 2018

Swissport Belgium and Aviapartner Belgium, the two handlers at Brussels Airport, failed to come out of the red figures last year. As in 2017,...

Safarilink Dash 8 hits wildebeests during landing at Maasai Mara airstrip, Kenya

On 16 August, a Safarilink Dash 8 (5Y-SLM) operated a domestic (safari)-flight between Nairobi, Wilson and Maasai Mara (Kenya). During landing at the Kichwa...

Air France: Airbus A330 to Brazzaville returns to Paris CDG (medical) & Airbus A320 to Madrid diverts to Bordeaux (technical)

On 16 August, an Air France Airbus A330 (F-GZCB) operated flight AF896 between Paris CDG, France and Brazzaville, Congo Republic. The aircraft stopped climbing...

SAS is starting a direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be...

Budapest Airport announces Ryanair’s 47th service: Odessa, Ukraine

Just a week after the announcement by Wizz Air that Odesa had joined Budapest Airport’s destination map, the airport can now confirm a second...

Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER) passes the “Black Building Test”: Power supply also protected against blackouts

During the night between 12 to 13 August, BER successfully passed the "Black Building Test". This involved a wide-ranging controlled power cut in the...

Busy morning at Warsaw Airport, Poland: UPS MD-11 (engine fire) and LOT Polish Airlines Embraer 190 (technical issue)

On 15 August, a UPS McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (N270UP) operated flight 5X4 between Cologne, Germany and Warsaw, Poland. During approach into Warsaw, however, the...

British Airways’ Airbus A350 gears up for its first long-haul flight to Dubai

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on...

Ural Airlines Airbus A321 loses power in both engines after bird strike and crash lands in nearby corn field

On 15 August, a Ural Airlines Airbus A321 (VQ-BOZ) operated flight U6178 between Moscow Zhukovsky Airport and Simferopol International Airport, Ukraine. During take-off, the...

Air Canada announces first two routes to be operated with Airbus A220-300: Montreal-Seattle & Toronto-San Jose

The only non-stop flights from Montreal-Seattle, and from Toronto-San Jose, California Customers to benefit from modern, spacious new cabin interior A220 technology reduces...