EMERGENCY Air Peace Boeing 737-500 skidded off runway at Port Harcourt Airport, Nigeria upon landing during heavy rain (video)

The flight P47291 departed Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) and arrived in Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) around 1 hour late. An Air Peace Boeing 737-500 (reg. 5N-BRN) on Saturday afternoon skidded off the Port Harcourt International Airport runway upon landing. The flight #P47291 was reported to have taken off from Abuja and arrived…

British Airways, Qantas, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Air-France and KLM announced they would avoid parts of Iranian airspace

Some global airlines are redirecting flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, citing safety concerns amid intensifying fears of a military confrontation in the Middle East. A flurry of airlines, including British Airways, Qantas, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and Air-France KLM’s Dutch subsidiary KLM, announced they would avoid…

FAA prohibits US Airlines from Iranian airspace over Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman after drone shot down

The U.S. on Friday barred American-registered aircraft from flying over Iranian-administered airspace in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The move, in reaction to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting down a U.S. military surveillance drone, affects a region crucial to global air travel. The Federal Aviation Administration warned of a “potential for miscalculation or…