The BE996 flight from Southhampton – which was expected to arrive at 6.05pm on Tuesday – landed safely at the airport at 5.54pm. A spokesperson from George Best Belfast City Airport said: “Following a request from a Flybe pilot of an inbound Southampton flight, emergency procedures were enacted as a precautionary measure.
ALERT Editor's note: We should have more clarity within the coming days on the confirmed number of bodies recovered from the site where debris from AirAsia flight QZ8501 was found. In a press conference earlier, the Indonesian search and rescue agency confirmed that 3 bodies had been recovered so far, though the navy reported 40 had been recovered. – Aaron
Dubai Airports maintained its growth trajectory in the second half of 2014 with passenger traffic at Dubai International rising 4.3 per cent in November, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic in November 2014 totalled 5,565,509, up 4.3 per cent from the 5,337,544 passengers recorded in the same month…
A healthcare worker returning from west Africa has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after arriving in the United Kingdom on a British Airways flight. The female patient arrived in Glasgow on BA 1478 on Sunday, following connections in London Heathrow and Casablanca in Morocco.
Indonesian officials have confirmed at least 40 bodies have been found in the ongoing search for missing AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501. Many have been recovered from the scene, with debris also sighted. The bodies were spotted in the Java Sea off the Indonesian part of Borneo.