Airlines have cancelled dozens of domestic and international flights as #StormCiara is crossing the UK

Severe weather warnings have been issued for the weekend, with strong winds of up to 80mph and widespread heavy rain expected. Heathrow Airport announced it had taken the joint decision with its airline partners to “consolidate” Sunday’s flight schedule in a bid to minimise the number of flights cancelled. Watch London Heathrow Airport live: cam.airlive.net/lhr…

BREAKING Right main gear of Iceland Air Boeing 757 flight #FI529 collapsed on landing at Keflavik Airport

An Icelandair Boeing 757, operating flight #FI529 suffered a right main gear collapse. Please reload for updates… UPDATE Keflavik Airport reopens. UPDATE Keflavik Airport looks to be closed after the Iceland Air incident. Flight #W94497 is diverting. The Boeing 757-200 (reg. TF-FIA, built 2000) experienced right main gear collapse on landing runway 10 at Keflavik,…

BREAKING A commercial A320 flight has been forced to land in Air Base after Syrian air defense engaged four Israeli F-16s during the night

An Airbus A320 with 172 passengers on board was forced to made an emergency landing in Russia-controlled Khmeimim air base after Syrian air defense was activated. The Cham Wings Airlines A320 was diverted by the Damascus ATC as the Syrian air defense systems engaged four Israeli F-16s and was on high alert due to incoming…

Following incidents, coffees are no longer allowed for pilots in A350 cockpits

After a number of unintended engine shutdowns, due to inadvertent liquid spillage over control panels, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Airbus A350-900/-1000 banning any liquids inside the cockpit. Two in-service occurrences were reported involving inadvertent liquid spillage on the ENG START panel or ECAM Control Panel (ECP) on…

Former UK Prime Minister’s bodyguard has left his gun in bathroom of a British Airways trans-Atlantic flight

A bodyguard for David Cameron is being investigated after he reportedly left his gun in a toilet on a transatlantic flight. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that the weapon found on a trans-Atlantic flight was handed to flight attendants. As a former prime minister, Mr Cameron is entitled to continued security provided by the Metropolitan…