ALERT Onur Air A321 flight #8Q877 made an emergency landing in Volgograd after loss of cabin pressure

According to a Volgograd airport representative, the plane from the Turkish airline Onur Air, which was en route from Antalya to Chelyabinsk, made an unscheduled landing in Russia’s Volgograd on Sunday night. The emergency landing of the Airbus 321 is believed to have been caused by depressurization, according to the Volgograd authorities. The Airbus A321 (reg. TC-OBZ) was carrying 226 passengers and eight crew members; all…

ALERT Ground worker killed at Lisbon Airport

Reports in the Portuguese media said the 47-year-old was helping a colleague park a coach when they were knocked down. It is understood the incident happened at terminal two at around 1pm on Monday. Portuguese police confirmed the person was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesman for Ryanair confirmed the death this afternoon, saying…

Ryanair sees 10% profit rise for 2017

Ryanair has reported a ten per cent increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45 billion. The low-cost carrier said lower fares, which were down by an average of three per cent, stimulated traffic growth to over 130 million guests last year. The airline also saw an industry leading 95 per cent load factor.…

North Korean could open its airspace if summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump is successful

According to the government, the Ministry of Land, Transport and Infrastructure is reviewing diverse issues related with opening air routes over North Korean territory. It follows North Korea’s suggestion to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to open international routes involving both Pyongyang Flight Information Region (FIR) and Incheon FIR. This means North Korea wants…