BREAKING Air India #AI263 landed on a runway under construction at Male Velana International Airport, Maldives

Air India flight #AI263 from Thiruvananthapuram to Male landed on a non-operational runway. The Airbus A320neo (reg. VT-EXL) on a runway still under construction. However, the construction of this new runway began in March 2018 and was almost complete. The 3,400-meter-long, 60-meter-wide runway will open the airport to the Airbus A380.

BREAKING 12 passengers fall ill on board 2 separate American Airlines flights to Philadelphia from Europe

Twelve passengers on American Airlines flights from Paris and Munich reported experiencing flu-like symptoms. All 250 passengers and crew on the flights were held for a medical review and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was notified to investigate. The CDC, Philadelphia Health Department and the Philadelphia Fire Department personnel performed medical evaluations on…

BREAKING British Airways investigating after around 380,000 payment cards have been compromised on website and mobile app

British Airways is investigating the theft of customer data from its website and app and has urged customers affected to contact their banks or credit card providers. The airline said around 380,000 payment cards had been compromised. In a statement, it said: “British Airways is investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer…

Osaka Kansai Airport to reopen partially tomorrow after typhoon Jebi flooded the facility

Japan’s Kansai International Airport, which was shut down after Typhoon Jebi flooded the facility, will reopen partially tomorrow, helping airlines to gradually resume services. Japan’s third-largest airport by traffic numbers will open one terminal and ANA Holdings Inc.’s low-fare unit Peach will be the first to start flights, Yoshiyuki Yamatani, president of the airport operator,…