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China Southern Airlines’ jet lands safely after bomb scare

GUANGZHOU - A passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing amid a bomb scare after it took off from Urumqi Wednesday night has landed safely in Guangzhou, sources with the Guangzhou-base

Flight attendant with pilot’s license helps land plane after co-pilot becomes...

CHICAGO - Officials say a flight attendant who has a pilot's license helped land a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport when a co-pilot became ill.

Kenya Airways decides better safe than sorry

Another problem last week at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with the runway lighting has compelled Kenya Airways (KQ), amongst others, to delay a number of flights from Nairobi, mostly affect

Lufthansa makes emergency landing at Stuttgart

A Lufthansa flight operated by Contact Air with 78 people on board made an emergency landing at Stuttgart airport today after the main landing gear failed to extend fully, the airline said.

Tire fire forces plane’s emergency evacuation

HOUSTON - Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight were forced to slide down emergency chutes after a tire caught fire as the plane landed in Houston.

Air Italy plane makes an emergency landing in Mombasa

Panic gripped passengers on board of Italian airliner when it developed a mechanical problem, soon after take off from the Moi International Airport (MIA), Mombasa.

Toronto-bound jet diverted by agitated passenger

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – A passenger jet bound for Toronto made an unscheduled landing in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday after an agitated passenger tried to tamper with an emergency d

Smoke in cockpit force American Airline emergency landing at L.A. airport

Passengers were evacuated Tuesday morning from an American Airlines jet that made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport when smoke was detected in the cockpit.

Drunk Brits force flight to land in Germany

BERLIN - Two drunken British women went on a rampage on a charter plane, hitting one flight attendant with a bottle of vodka and trying to open a cabin door as the aircraft was cruising over Austria a

Half airline accidents occur upon landing

GENEVA (Reuters) - About half of the 100 airline accidents worldwide last year took place during landing, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.Many of those accidents could have been avoided if pilots made a second attempt at the runway, or if obstacles on the ground were properly cleared, according to a safety report by the Geneva-based industry group.

Airline ready for A380 landing at Heathrow

The first Airbus A380 to arrive at Heathrow will land at the airport tomorrow, 18 March, at around 15.15 and BA has won the maintenance contract for the Singapore Airlines plane at Heathrow.

32 slightly injured as tourist plane loses control at Manila airport

MANILA - Thirty-two passengers and three crew members of a small Filipino air line catering for tourists were slightly injured as the plane lost control when landing at an airport in Manila Sunday afternoon, reported local television network GMA News.