Jordan accuses Israel of violating its airspace after opening of new Eilat Ramon International Airport

The head of Jordan’s Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission Haitham Misto has expressed Amman’s objection against opening the newly constructed Ramon International Airport in its current location near the Red Sea resort of Eilat. The Times of Israel cites the official as saying that the facility, situated less than 20km from the key Jordanian port of Aqaba, violates “international standards regarding respect for the sovereignty of airspace and…

ALERT ANA is investigating after both engines of a Boeing 787-8 shutdown simultaneously on landing

All Nippon Airways is investigating an incident at Osaka after both engines of a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner shutdown simultaneously. On January 17th, flight #NH985 from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami with 118 members onboard was rolling down the runway after landing when the pilots deployed the thrust reversers to slow down the aircraft. The pilots then noticed both Rolls-Royce Trent…

ALERT Germany bans Iran’s Mahan Air from landing in the country with immediate effect amid security concerns

Germany has banned Iran’s Mahan Air from landing in the country with immediate effect, citing security concerns and the airline’s involvement in Syria, officials said Monday. Mahan Air is on a U.S. sanctions list and Washington has long urged allies to ban the airline from their territories. The decision to ban it came after consultations…

BREAKING Aeroflot #SU1515 to Moscow just diverted to Khanty Mansiysk due to possible hijack attempt

Aeroflot #SU1515 from Surgut to Moscow diverted to Khanty Mansiysk with reports of hijack attempt. The Boeing 737-800 (reg. VP-BRR) diverted to Khanty Mansiysk after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. A passenger was demanding to be flown to Afghanistan. The flight crew managed to persuade the passenger demanding the change to land in Khanty-Mansiysk for refuelling. The passenger (named Pavel, 41…

ALERT A massive search operation is underway after a Piper Malibu disappeared from radar near the English Channel

A massive search operation is underway in the English Channel for a plane that has gone missing with two people on board. Rescue teams were scrambled after the aircraft disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on Monday night. Argentinean media have published a chilling audio record of Emiliano Sala telling his friends on WhatsApp…

INCIDENT Ural Airlines flight to Dubai made an emergency landing in Volgograd after some passengers between rows 21 and 26 were suffocating

An airliner was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia today after passengers began complaining they were “suffocating”. Panic swept through the cabin of the Ural Airlines flight from Moscow to Dubai about one hour 25 minutes into the journey. One described it as “some kind of plague” and another claimed sickly passengers had…

ALERT Israel conducted a missile attack targeting Damascus International Airport while Iranian Mahan Air A310 was on approach

Syrian state media on Sunday accused Israel of conducting a rare daylight missile attack in and around Damascus, triggering the country’s air defenses. Local Syrian media said the targets of strike were in Damascus International Airport and in the town of al-Kiswah, south of the capital. The Russian military, which is allied with Syrian dictator…