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Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight hurt in aborted take-off at London airport

Eight people suffered minor injuries during an aborted take-off at London Stansted Airport, causing flights to be suspended for around three hours.

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

Vinci SA agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn ($3.7bn) as the French construction company jumped on the chance to add a major London hub to its aviation portfolio.

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

A man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London's Gatwick Airport were released without charge on Sunday, police said.

Two arrests over London airport drone chaos as flights resume

Two arrests over London airport drone chaos as flights resume

Two people were arrested in connection with the ‘criminal use of drones’ at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday, after three days of disruption affected tens of thousands of passengers ...

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, is widely seen as posing a significant challenge to the Ugandan president.

Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

Rockets target airport despite fragile truce in Libya capital

The attack underscored the fragility of the latest peace push in the North African nation, which has been beset by turmoil since 2011.

Driver rams French airport terminal before runway chase

Driver rams French airport terminal before runway chase

French police arrested a man Monday following a high-speed car chase on the runway at Lyon airport after he rammed his car into a terminal and drove through the building.

Basra airport targeted by rocket fire as violent protests grip Iraq

Basra airport targeted by rocket fire as violent protests grip Iraq

Iraqi security sources said three Katyusha rockets fired by unknown assailants had hit the perimeter of the airport, although no damage or casualties had been reported.

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

The only working airport in Tripoli reopened on Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan capital last week, the transport ministry said.

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

The United Nations has brokered a ceasefire between groups that had been fighting for more than a week in the chaos-ridden oil producer's capital.

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

The airport in China's southern city of Shenzhen shut one of its runways for three hours after an emergency landing by a Capital Airlines flight.

Kochi airport may resume operations on August 26

Kochi airport may resume operations on August 26

Direct flights from Doha to Kochi may resume on August 26 as the Kerala airport plans to reopen that day.