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India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

Indian Immigration authorities on Saturday stopped former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London, an official said, months after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.

HIA recognised as 'Best Airport for Passenger Experience' for second consecutive year

HIA recognised as 'Best Airport for Passenger Experience' for second consecutive year

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been named the “Best Airport for Passenger Experience” for the second consecutive year in a study by ‘AirHelp’, the world’s leading air passenger rights specialist.

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four people have been arrested over the Hollywood-style theft of several million euros of cash on the tarmac of Tirana's airport, police said.

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day-time flights will resume at Tripoli's only functioning airport after it was closed to all but night-time traffic earlier this month for ‘security reasons’, Libyan airport authorities said Monday.

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

Battle rages for Libya's capital, airport bombed

A warplane attacked Tripoli's only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya's capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest of a cycle of warfare ...

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.