BREAKING Air Berlin cancels 70 flights after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers

Insolvent Air Berlin said it has cancelled around 70 flights so far on Tuesday, affecting both its own operations and flights it carries out for Lufthansa’s Eurowings, after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers. Departures information on Air Berlin’s website showed flights cancelled from a range of German airports including Berlin Tegel, Duesseldorf,…

LIVE Hurricane Irma tracking

Hurricane Irma, live tracking Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE Monday 09/11 19:28 Charleston SC Airport reported wind gusts of 59 mph – 94 km/h. UPDATE Monday 09/11 09:11 Hurricane #Irma expected to weaken to a tropical storm by Monday morning and a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon. UPDATE Sunday 09/10 20:10 Naples Municipal Airport, Florida is reporting sustained…

BREAKING Injuries reported in tear gas attack at check-in counters in Frankfurt Airport

An unknown person should have sprayed an irritating substance at the check-in counters in Terminal 1. UPDATE 6 people reported injured. Multiple people have suffered breathing problems after a tear gas attack at Frankfurt airport, local media reports. Injuries were reported at the check-in counters around 11am on Monday. Emergency services have been called to the…

NEWS Medical emergencies on board Saudia #SV706 as the AC system didn’t work during more than 3 hours (video)

Several passengers on board Saudia flight #SV706 suffered faintness after the AC system failed to work properly. The AC system of the Boeing 777-200 didn’t work properly causing several medical emergency on board Saudi flight #SV706 from from Madina to Karachi. During the 3 hour flight, the temperature reached about 32°C with a high level of…

NEWS Miami Airport closed on Monday after suffering significant damage from hurricane #Irma

Miami International Airport will close Monday after sustaining “significant water damage” Sunday from Hurricane Irma. The airport’s director, Emilio González, noted MIA had endured wind gusts of nearly 100 mph during the storm. MIA has been closed for flights, but the terminal remained open for more than 600 hotel guests and 40 stranded passengers who…