Gulf Times - Air-Safety
Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base there during a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

Indonesia extends search for victims of jet crash

Indonesia extends search for victims of jet crash

Indonesia authorities extended on Wednesday a search for victims of a plane crash last week, when all 189 on board a Lion Air flight were killed, and for the aircraft's second black box, the cockpit voice recorder.

Indonesia to probe Lion Air after deadly plane crash

Indonesia to probe Lion Air after deadly plane crash

Indonesia is to launch a "special audit" of Lion Air's operations in the wake of last week's deadly crash that killed 189 people, the government said Monday.

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended by three days the search for the victims and a black box from the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed last week, killing all 189 people on board.

Working together to keep aviation safe

Working together to keep aviation safe

The recent crash of AM Flight 2341 is a strong reminder to all involved in aviation that our safety work is never done.

Indian flyer tries to open exit door mid-air

Indian flyer tries to open exit door mid-air

An Indian passenger sparked panic in mid-air when he tried to open a plane door, apparently mistaking it for the toilet, the airline and reports said.

Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya

Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya

Rescue teams on Wednesday were looking for a small plane with 10 people on board that went missing north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the aircraft owners and the national disaster agency said.

Qatar blasts UAE charge of threatening air safety

Qatar blasts UAE charge of threatening air safety

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has condemned the statement by the UAE Civil Aviation Authority, accusing Qatar of threatening air safety and security.

Qatar condemns UAE claim on threat to air safety

Qatar condemns UAE claim on threat to air safety

The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority reiterated that Qatar is committed to the highest standards in maintaining civil aviation safety and security.

Iran civil aviation refuses to confirm plane wreckage found

Iran civil aviation refuses to confirm plane wreckage found

The deputy governor of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province was earlier quoted by state media as saying that the wreckage had been located near Dengezlu village, in Semirom county, in Isfahan province.

Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane engine

Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane engine

An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday.

'Rat on a plane' forces Air India flight to turn back

'Rat on a plane' forces Air India flight to turn back

A "suspected rat sighting" in the cabin forced an Air India plane carrying more than 200 passengers to return to Mumbai almost three hours into a flight to London, the airline said Thursday.