NEWS The ‘gold-nose’ British Airways 747 that brought Team GB home from Rio is getting ready for its next mission

The gold-nose British Airways aircraft that brought Team GB home from Rio is getting ready for its next mission – bringing ParalympicsGB home from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, arriving on Tuesday September 20. In preparation for its prestigious journey, the aircraft has been getting a makeover including a nose polish, full body clean and…

EMERGENCY Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Chicago Midway due to smoke in cockpit

CHICAGO (AP) — A Southwest Airline aircraft flying from Columbus, Ohio to Denver was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. In a statement, a Southwest Airlines spokeswoman says the pilot declared an emergency Tuesday and the flight was diverted to “investigate potential smoke in the cockpit.” The spokeswoman says protocol…

NEWS What are the busiest airports in the world?

The Airports Council International is out with its 2015 World Airport Traffic Report, and Business Insider lists the 10 busiest airports. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): 101,491,106 passengers in 2015 Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK): 89,938,628 passengers Dubai International Airport (DXB): 78,014,841 passengers Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD): 76,949,504 passengers Tokyo International Airport (HND): 75,573,106 passengers

BREAKING Trigana Air Boeing 737-300F skidded off the runway at Wamena, Papua (video)

Trigana Air Boeing 737-300F (reg. PK-YSY) flightTGN7321 skidded off the runway 33 at Wamena, Papua at 6:55 pm CDT. According to first reports, the left main gear collapsed on landing runway 15. The aircraft slipped during 2.45 km There were no fatalities in this incident. Wamena Airport closed temporarily to evacuate the Boeing B737-300 with serial number…