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Air Berlin jet overshoots runway on North Sea island; no injuries

Air Berlin jet overshoots runway on North Sea island; no injuries

An Air Berlin jet with 87 people on board overran the runway on the German North Sea island of Sylt and ended Saturday's flight in the grass.

Smoke fills cabin of Turkish plane in Cairo

Smoke fills cabin of Turkish plane in Cairo

A Turkish passenger plane on Thursday returned from a runway at the Cairo airport after smoke filled its cabin, sources at the airport said.

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam's rapidly-growing Schiphol airport is reaching its limits for the safe movement of planes on its busy airstrips, the Dutch safety watchdog warned on Thursday.

Britain sets out plan for third runway at Heathrow airport

Britain sets out plan for third runway at Heathrow airport

Britain laid out its proposals for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport on Thursday, launching a public consultation on a huge infrastructure project the government sees as key to its post-Brexit future.

Indian passenger plane skids off runway, injuring 15

Indian passenger plane skids off runway, injuring 15

An Indian plane carrying 161 passengers and crew skidded off the runway at Goa airport early Tuesday, injuring 15 people.

Heathrow sets August record as runway ruling nears

Heathrow sets August record as runway ruling nears

London's Heathrow Airport, which is battling Gatwick for government approval for an extra runway, said it handled a record 7.34mn passengers in August, with more flying to the Middle East and Latin America.

Dubai airport operating with one runway after Emirates crash

Dubai airport operating with one runway after Emirates crash

Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, was operating with only one of its two runways open on Thursday as authorities cleared the wreckage ...

Runway damage cripples Philippines' main airport

Runway damage cripples Philippines' main airport

The main runway at the Philippines' biggest international airport was closed on Monday due to heavy rain, with more than a hundred flights expected to be delayed or diverted, officials said.

Indian pilots grounded for mistaking road for runway

Indian pilots grounded for mistaking road for runway

An Indian airline has grounded two pilots for attempting to land their plane on a road which they mistook for a runway, the airline and reports said on Monday.