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Police removes bomb from plane at St. Angelo airport in Northern...

Bomb disposal officers have removed a 'viable explosive device' from an airport in Northern Ireland. The item was found at St Angelo - a small airport outside Enniskillen in Co Fermanagh.

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at LAX

An American Airlines flight made a safe emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday night after the crew smelled something burning in the cockpit, officials said.

Firecrackers found in Southwest Airlines plane

Federal officials are investigating how firecrackers got into a Southwest Airlines plane scheduled to leave Las Vegas on Tuesday.

Boeing begins final phase of 787 flight testing

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing yesterday started Function & Reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner.

Passenger attempts to open emergency door on Orlando-Boston flight

BOSTON, Mass. - Air travel authorities say a passenger tried to open an emergency door on a Delta flight from Orlando, Florida, to Boston but was subdued by another passenger.

27 dead in plane crash in West Papua

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A plane with 27 passengers and crew crashed into the sea during a downpour Saturday in eastern Indonesia, killing everyone on board, a navy officer told local radio.

UN plane crashes in Congo, 32 dead

Fears are growing for the fate of more than 30 people on board a United Nations plane which has crashed today as it attempted to land at the main civilian airport in the capital of the Democratic Repu

AirTran Airways and Georgia Aquarium unveil Dolphin 1

ATLANTA - AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., and Georgia Aquarium today unveiled a custom designed aircraft celebrating their long partnership.

“2011 China-Africa Brightness Action”‘ launched in Beijing

BEIJING - The launching ceremony for the "2011 China-Africa Brightness Action" was held at the Beijing HNA Marriott Hotel on March 17th.

Malaysian Air jet makes emergency landing in Delhi

A Malaysian Airlines plane with 158 passengers and crew on board had to land under emergency conditions at the Indira Gandhi International airport on Sunday after one of its engines developed a techni

Malaysia Airlines receives first Boeing 737-800 with Sky Interior

SEATTLE - Boeing and Malaysia Airlines last week celebrated the delivery of the airline's first Next-Generation 737 with the new, passenger-inspired Boeing Sky Interior.

Boeing delivers 11th 737-800 jet to Air Algerie

SEATTLE - Boeing today delivered to Air Algerie its 11th 737-800.

New seat brings a whole new meaning to the term Cattle...

It brings a whole new meaning to the term cattle class, a plane seat that is shaped like a saddle and could allow airlines to squeeze in even more passengers.

Thunderstorm in vicinity of Venezuela plane crash

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - AccuWeather.com reports thunderstorms appeared to be in the area at the time of a plane crash in eastern Venezuela Monday, September 13, 2010.

O’Leary: Ditch co-pilot, let the bloody computer fly the plane

He's already suggested installing coin-operated lavatories and selling standing room on flights, so it may not be surprising that the latest idea from the colorful CEO of Ryanair is once again pushing

Woman claims she is traumatized, sues American Airlines

SEATTLE — A woman has sued American Airlines, saying she was traumatized when the plane she was on ran off the runway at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Investigators searching for Agni Air black box data recorder

KATHMANDU — Investigators in Nepal on Wednesday combed the site of a plane crash that killed 14 people including six tourists, as the grim task of identifying the bodies began.

Passenger plane crashes near Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A small passenger plane heading to the Mount Everest region crashed Tuesday outside Nepal's capital in heavy rain with 14 people aboard, including five U.S.

Hijacking threat halts plane just before takeoff

SAN FRANCISCO – An American Airlines flight bound for New York City was halted just before takeoff Thursday after someone called police and threatened to hijack the jetliner, authorities said.

Ex-senator dies in Alaska plane crash

JUNEAU, Alaska – A plane carrying former Sen.

At least 7 dead in plane crash in northern Siberia

MOSCOW – A twin-engine passenger plane crashed early Tuesday near a northern Siberia town, killing at least seven of the 15 people on board, Russia's Emergencies Ministry said.

Air Blue Airbus crashed on domestic flight in Pakistan

Reports are coming in that an Airbus has crashed in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. The plane belongs to a private company Air Blue.

Lufthansa cargo plane crashed in Saudi Arabia

A Deutsche Lufthansa AG freight aircraft was destroyed after crash-landing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at 12:38 am local time today, a Lufthansa spokesman said.

Airbus unveils ‘green’ concept plane at Farnborough Airshow

Airbus has unveiled a 'green’ concept plane of the future as it kick-starts a global competition to seek out the most innovative ideas for a low carbon aviation industry.

Virgin America Airlines names plane after Toronto rapper Aubrey “Drake” Graham

Just two weeks after his debut record, 'Thank Me Later,' topped the charts in both the US and Canada (it sold over 500,000 copies in the States alone) Toronto rapper Aubrey "Drake" Graham has become t

Airbus A380 is a hit with travelers

Before they ever leave New York's Kennedy Airport for Paris, tourists pose to take pictures in front of it, as though it were the Eiffel Tower or the Statue of Liberty.

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.

Pamir Airways plane with 44 on board crashes in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan passenger plane carrying 44 people, including six foreigners, on a domestic flight crashed Monday near the Salang Pass north of the capital, officials said.

Surinamese airline plane crashes, 8 missing

An Antonov plane belonging to a Surinamese airline crashed on Saturday in the South American nation's remote hinterland, with two crew members and six passengers on board feared killed, authorities sa

Afriqiyah Airways plane crash in Libya

Afriqiyah airways stated on their website: We are very sorry to announce the