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Mumbai airport beefs up security after major security breach by ‘mentally-ill’ man

Mumbai airport beefs up security after major security breach by ‘mentally-ill’ man

Indian officials said today that Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Mumbai Police will enhance ... Read More

Russia: Never mind Interjet, Sukhoi Superjet-100 is great plane and will only get better

Russia: Never mind Interjet, Sukhoi Superjet-100 is great plane and will only get better

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that Sukhoi Superjet-100 (SSJ-100), the first civilian aircraft ... Read More

Azul Airlines first Brazilian carrier to join TSA Pre-Check

Azul Airlines first Brazilian carrier to join TSA Pre-Check

Azul Brazilian Airlines is the first Brazilian carrier to be certified by the Transportation Security ... Read More

Two emergency landings in one day, three in 8 days – what’s wrong with Russia’s Ural Air?

Two emergency landings in one day, three in 8 days – what’s wrong with Russia’s Ural Air?

For the second time today, Russia's Ural Airlines' passenger jet was forced to make emergency ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines Emergency: Seal failed in engine on Oakland Honolulu flight

Hawaiian Airlines Emergency: Seal failed in engine on Oakland Honolulu flight

Hawaiian Airlines said in a statement tonight it was determined that “a seal failed in ... Read More

FAA: Drones and weapons don’t mix!

FAA: Drones and weapons don’t mix!

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning the general public that it is illegal to ... Read More

Russia may tighten aircraft engine requirements after recent A321 bird strike

Russia may tighten aircraft engine requirements after recent A321 bird strike

Russia may tighten aircraft engine requirements, due to the recent incident with an Airbus A321 ... Read More

Pilot killed when helicopter hits power line, crashes into river in Russia

Pilot killed when helicopter hits power line, crashes into river in Russia

A helicopter crashed into a river after hitting an electric power line in the Vologda ... Read More

Over half of Brits don’t take out travel insurance

Over half of Brits don’t take out travel insurance

With half term and the summer holidays within reach, new research from MoneySuperMarket today reveals ... Read More

Employee of British consulate in Hong Kong detained in Chinese border city

Employee of British consulate in Hong Kong detained in Chinese border city

An employee of UK consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in Chinese border city ... Read More

Russian visitors killed in Greece helicopter crash

Russian visitors killed in Greece helicopter crash

Two Russian visitors were killed in a helicopter crash off the Greek island of Poros, ... Read More

Munich-bound Lufthansa jet returns to St. Petersburg, Russia for ‘technical reasons’

Munich-bound Lufthansa jet returns to St. Petersburg, Russia for ‘technical reasons’

German Lufthansa Flight LH2565 en route from St. Petersburg, Russia to Munich, Germany returned to ... Read More

Rio bus hijacker shot dead by police, 37 hostages rescued in Brazil

Rio bus hijacker shot dead by police, 37 hostages rescued in Brazil

A hijacker has taken the passengers of a bus hostage on a bridge in Brazil. ... Read More

Tainted alcohol deaths: How much is your booze worth to you? Your life?

Tainted alcohol deaths: How much is your booze worth to you? Your life?

Travel and Security is a hot subject these days, whether it be deaths related to ... Read More

Airbnb Miami: Quiet neighborhood sick of shootings

Airbnb Miami: Quiet neighborhood sick of shootings

An early morning shooting in the Venetian Islands in Miami left a man hospitalized and ... Read More