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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

Analysts: A380 best regarded as $25 billion write-off and an act...

Five years after its first test flight, the Airbus SAS A380 superjumbo remains more than 200 units short of making the program profitable.

Kuwait attempts to confiscate first Iraqi Airways plane to land in...

Lawyers working for Kuwait attempted to confiscate the first Iraqi Airways plane to land in London in 20 years over a dispute dating back to Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of the oil-rich Gulf state,

American Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Reykjavik

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — An American Airlines flight with 145 people on board made an emergency landing in Iceland on Tuesday after five crew members became ill, apparently from chemical fumes in the ca

Merpati Air jet brakes apart on landing, 70 injured

MANOKWARI, Indonesia – A routine domestic flight in Indonesia almost ended in disaster Tuesday when a jet carrying over 100 passengers broke apart on landing, injuring more than 70 people, officials

Qatary man subdued on United Airlines DC-Denver flight, taken into custody

WASHINGTON – The FBI is probing whether a man tried to ignite his shoes on a DC to Denver flight Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials, who say the man is a Qatari diplomat.

Explosives found in cargo hold of Kingfisher Airlines jet

NEW DELHI - A newspaper-wrapped package containing explosive material was found Sunday in the cargo hold of a passenger aircraft after it landed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, police said.

RwandAir birdstrike plane back in service

The CRJ200 aircraft of RwandAir, which recently suffered a bird strike while on the take off run in Nairobi, has now returned to flight service, following repairs which have been carried out in Kenya.

Air Tanzania B737-200 crashes in Mwanza

The beleaguered Tanzanian national airline suffered another setback yesterday, when one of its remaining aircraft, an aged B737-200 crashed while attempting to take off from the lakeside town of Mwanz

Southwest jet returns to LA after engine trouble

LOS ANGELES — A Southwest Airlines jetliner has made a safe return landing in Los Angeles after experiencing engine trouble after takeoff.

Southwest Airlines: Silent Bob too fat to fly

He may like to make you laugh, but "Silent Bob" found nothing funny about being kicked off a plane for being fat.
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