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Man admits to trying to take control of Malaysian plane

Man admits to trying to take control of Malaysian plane

A Sri Lankan man who threatened to set off a bomb on a Malaysia Airlines flight has pleaded guilty in an Australian court to attempting to take control of an aircraft.

Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffers bird-hit

Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffers bird-hit

The flight landed back within 30 minutes after taking off from Anna International Airport in Chennai at 1.47am.

Qatar Airways increases frequency to east Europe, Nordics

Qatar Airways increases frequency to east Europe, Nordics

Commencing mid-December, the airline will introduce an extra daily flight on each of the routes to “meet the growing inbound and outbound travel demand” by adding an Airbus A320 service.

Cabin crew averts possible mid-air disaster on Sri Lankan flight

Cabin crew averts possible mid-air disaster on Sri Lankan flight

The cabin crew of a Sri Lankan-bound flight averted a possible mid-air disaster after the ignition of a mobile phone battery pack, airline officials said on Monday.

Three men detained after easyJet flight diverted to Cologne

Three men detained after easyJet flight diverted to Cologne

Three men have been detained on suspicion of preparing a serious violent crime after their conversations on board an easyJet flight from Slovenia to London prompted the pilot to divert to Cologne, Germany ...

Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight to USA

Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight to USA

A 3-foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago-based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger ...

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.

Snake on a plane grounds Emirates flight

Snake on a plane grounds Emirates flight

An Emirates flight from Muscat to Dubai was cancelled after baggage handlers discovered a snake in the aircraft's cargo hold.

Qatar Airways’ first Marrakech flight touches down

Qatar Airways’ first Marrakech flight touches down

The inaugural Qatar Airways flight to tourist favourite Marrakech landed at Menara Airport on July 1, giving customers travelling from the Moroccan city ...

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, took off Monday from near San Francisco ...

Solar-powered plane lands in California after Pacific crossing

Solar-powered plane lands in California after Pacific crossing

Solar Impulse 2, an experimental plane flying around the world without consuming a drop of fuel, landed Sunday in California, one leg closer to completing its trailblazing trip.

Qatar Airways launches environmental management system

Qatar Airways launches environmental management system

Qatar Airways has launched an environmental programme to attain full industry certification of its global approach to managing climate change, waste management, water consumption and emissions.