ALERT Hong Kong Airlines A330 forced to abort take-off to avoid collision with Cathay Pacific B747 at Hong Kong International Airport

A Hong Kong Airlines flight was forced to abort take-off to avoid a collision with a Cathay Pacific aircraft crossing its path on the tarmac on december 24. Flight HX709, bound for Bali in Indonesia, was ordered by air-traffic control to come to an immediate stop on a runway at Hong Kong International Airport despite…

ALERT Possible hijacking attempt on Thai Airways #TG342 foiled by Airport Security Forces at Karachi Airport, Pakistan

A Malaysian was arrested late Friday at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, for trying to smuggle firearms and ammunition in his luggage, the Airport Security Force (ASF) told Arab News on Saturday. Al Muhd Alfie Kqhyriel, 20, was arrested by the ASF as he was travelling to Kuala Lumpur via Bangkok from Karachi on Thai Airways…

BREAKING Boeing in talks to acquire Embraer

Boeing is discussing a “potential combination” with Brazil’s Embraer the companies said. A blockbuster deal that would expand the U.S. aerospace giant’s lineup of commercial and military aircraft. The talks have centered on a takeover, with Boeing offering Embraer a substantial premium over its $3.7 billion market value, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday. Any…