Showing posts with label Civil Aviation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Civil Aviation. Show all posts

Sunday, February 18, 2018

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Putin orders inquiry into Russian plane crash

Russian plane crash
Russian emergency workers are searching snow-covered fields outside Moscow for clues after a fatal plane crash killed all 71 people on board.

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Torrential rains: More Than 300 Flights Delayed, 35 Flights Cancelled at Moscow Airports

More than 300 flights have been delayed and another 35 flights have been cancelled at Moscow airports, the online arrivals and departures board of covering Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo airports said.

Friday, May 05, 2017

1st Large Chinese-made Passenger Jet C919 Takes Flight, Seeks to Rival Boeing & Airbus

The Chinese COMAC C919 airplane, which seeks to challenge the market dominance of the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, has made its maiden flight.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

New standard on aircraft CO2 emissions adopted, deputy UN spokesman says

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has adopted a new aircraft CO2 emissions standard which will reduce the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, said here Monday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't

The Australian government has not ruled out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 so long as "credible new evidence" arises, Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday.

Monday, December 19, 2016

All 39 people onboard crash-landing Russian jetliner alive

All the 39 people onboard a Russian Il-18 plane that crash-landed in Siberia have survived, but at least 16 of them were injured, the RIA Novosti news agency quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Monday.

Friday, October 07, 2016

EU welcomes landmark int'l agreement to curb aviation emissions

The European Commission, or the executive body of the European Union, said on Friday it welcomes a new multilateral deal reached by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to reduce international aviation emissions.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Indonesian authorities have evacuated some 1,100 tourists after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

No reports of TNT traces on EgyptAir MS804 wreckage

The Egyptian team investigating the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 did not receive any new evidence related to TNT traces on the flight wreckage from French investigators, an Egyptian official was quoted by state-run Ahram Online website as saying on Saturday.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane
A piece of aircraft wreckage found in June off Tanzania has been confirmed as coming from doomed MH370 flight, Malaysia said yesterday.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Flights cancelled as Typhoon Mindulle nears Japan

A powerful typhoon is on course for a direct hit on Tokyo, with nearly 400 flights grounded due to heavy rain and strong winds.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia leaving airport shutdown

Mount Gamalama volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted earlier on Wednesday, forcing local authorities to close an airport, an official of disaster agency disclosed here.

Monday, August 01, 2016

More than 100 Hong Kong, China flights cancelled as typhoon Nida approaches

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down today as Typhoon Nida swirled towards the region, with hundreds of flights cancelled, schools closed and ferries halted.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

EgyptAir crash: Black box confirms smoke on board

Data recovered from one of the black boxes from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month showed smoke alarms had sounded on board, while soot was found on the wreckage, an Egyptian-led investigative committee has said.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Crashed Egyptian flight data files sent back to Egypt: investigation committee

The data files from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 were sent back to Egypt on Tuesday, after one of the flight data recorder was fixed in France, the Egyptian investigation committee said in a statement.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Storm Katie hits Britain, flights diverted or canceled

Storm Katie hit southern Britain, bringing gusts of up to 168 kph in England and Wales. Over 80 flights were diverted or canceled and major bridges closed.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Flydubai flight crashes in Russia, killing 62

A passenger plane from Dubai crashed on Saturday while trying to land at the airport in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. The crash is believed to have killed all 62 passengers and crew on board.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

US capital braces for monster winter storm

The U.S. capital city of Washington, D.C. on Friday nervously braced for a potentially historic winter storm, two days after botched response by local authorities to a snowfall paralyzed the whole town.

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Tibet sees record number of air passengers in 2015

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China saw a record 3.63 million air passengers in 2015, up 15.2 percent from the previous year, regional civil aviation statistics show.

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