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Turkish plane investigated in Copenhagen airport after threat

Turkish plane investigated in Copenhagen airport after threat

Danish police were investigating a plane at Copenhagen airport due to depart for Istanbul, in response to a threat against aircraft of Turkish airline Atlasglobal in Europe, the airport said on Monday.

China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) said in a statement the C919 flew for 2 hours and 23 minutes from Shanghai to the central Chinese city of Xi'an.

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

A Turkish Airlines plane that crash landed at Kathmandu airport two years ago will be welcoming ticket holders on board again -- not for a flight but as the Nepali capital's first aviation museum.

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.

Panel falls from plane in Japan, second case in a week

Panel falls from plane in Japan, second case in a week

No injuries were reported after the panel was discovered inside the factory near Narita Airport in the suburbs of the Japanese capital, a spokesman for All Nippon Airways said.

Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday.

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey has reopened after temporarily shutting down late Tuesday, following an engine fire that prompted the evacuation of an airplane, officials said.

American held as plane rage in Japan caught on video

American held as plane rage in Japan caught on video

An American has been detained in Tokyo for allegedly assaulting a man on a plane bound for Los Angeles, police said on Wednesday, after the latest bout of plane rage went viral on social media.

United passenger's lawyer takes on American Airlines

United passenger's lawyer takes on American Airlines

The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend.

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police have arrested a woman who is accused of cheating more than 1,000 people who were left stranded at Bangkok's main airport this week, media said.

United Airlines apologises as image takes beating

United Airlines apologises as image takes beating

The chief executive of embattled United Airlines unequivocally apologised for an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a plane, promising a thorough review of the airline's practices.

 Plane crash-lands in S Sudan with 45 onboard

Plane crash-lands in S Sudan with 45 onboard

A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Monday, leaving at least 14 people injured, government and airport officials said.