NEWS: Aviation body ‘voiced concerns of German safety lapses’ before Germanwings crash

The European Aviation Safety Agency had voiced concerns over Germany’s “non-conformity” with air safety rules before the Germanwings air crash that killed 150 people, especially on air crew health monitoring. The EASA, an EU agency, “had pointed out several cases of non-conformity”, spokesman Dominique Fouda said. “On the basis of the EASA recommendations the European…

EMERGENCY Delta flight from LaGuardia to Chicago O’Hare made an emergency landing in Buffalo due to passenger’s laptop smoking

A Delta flight from LaGuardia airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York Wednesday night. A Niagara Frontier Transportation authority spokesman said a passenger’s laptop started smoking. A flight attendant poured water on the laptop, putting out the smoke. Even so, the plane made the temporary stop in Buffalo…

EMERGENCY Orient Thai Airlines flight #OX682 from Phuket to Chengdu had made emergency landing at Kunming airport

Flight OX682 was carrying Chinese tourists home from Phuket when the engine failed, and the rate of descent was so fast many passengers suffered from nosebleeds and fainted due to the sudden loss of altitude. Some flight attendants reportedly began crying and oxygen masks were deployed, before the flight was stabilized and was forced to…

Bomb threat on board Turkish Airlines flight #TK15 from Istanbul to Sao Paulo

UPDATE Bomb Threat: First pictures of Turkish Airlines #TK15 to Sao Paulo diverted to Casablanca /@sergio3s pic.twitter.com/oJhMwHJqOE— AirLive.net (@airlivenet) March 30, 2015 UPDATE #TK15 According brazilian press, Moroccan authorities didnt find anything on board the plane at Casablanca airport after bomb threat.— AirLive.net (@airlivenet) March 30, 2015 Update: After the landing of #TK15, passengers have…