ALERT Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli missiles targeting Damascus Airport where thousands were partying at “Damascus international fair” (video)

Reports confirmed that Syrian air defenses intercepted several Israeli missiles, which targeted the Damascus International Airport, on Saturday night. The Syrian SANA news agency reported that a military source confirmed the Israeli attack on Damascus International Airport. The military source said “Our air defenses responded to an Israeli missile attack on Damascus International Airport and…

ALERT Cathay Pacific cancels all flights in/out of Hong Kong for more than 24h, starting early Sunday morning, as Super Typhoon Mangkuat approaches

Airlines across the region canceled more than 100 flights on Saturday as Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines and was set to disrupt travel from Hong Kong to Japan. Cathay Pacific said in a statement it’s canceling all flights in and out of Hong Kong on Sunday beginning at 2:30 a.m., and wouldn’t resume…

INCIDENT British Airways #BA103 to Calgary diverted to Iqaluit after reporting fumes in the flight deck

British Airways flight #BA103 from London Heathrow to Calgary diverted to to Iqaluit after reporting fumes in the flight deck. The pilots used oxygen masks and witnesses claimed the fumes filling the cockpit smelt of “electrical burning”. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (reg. G-ZBKA) set off from London Heathrow at 6.30pm on Wednesday and was due to land…