ALERT Aviastar airline loses contact with a DHC-6 Twin Otter flight on Sulawesi Island

UPDATE Crews searching for missing plane along its flight path from Masamba to Makassar. Indonesia, typically a 70-minute trip A plane carrying 10 passengers has gone missing over Indonesia. Aviastar airline confirmed officials lost contact with a DHC-6 Twin Otter. The plane carrying 3 crew, 7 passengers including 3 kids lost contact 11 minutes after taking off…

NEWS LAN Airlines signs codeshare deal with Jetstar

LAN Airlines, a member of LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Latin America, and Jetstar Airways, an affiliate of Qantas, have signed a codeshare agreement to complement the current agreements that LAN Airlines maintains with Qantas, effectively strengthening the connectivity between South America and Oceania. Through the codeshare agreement, starting today, LAN Airlines…

BREAKING Taliban claims to have shot down a C-130 military transportplane in eastern Afghanistan

UPDATE C-130 crash in Afghanistan was not enemy action, Air Force says. Eleven people, including six American service members, were killed early Friday when a U.S. C-130 transport plane crashed while taking off from an airport in Afghanistan, a U.S. military official said.  The crash happened shortly after midnight local time (19:30 GMT) at Jalalabad…