ALERT A massive search operation is underway after a Piper Malibu disappeared from radar near the English Channel

A massive search operation is underway in the English Channel for a plane that has gone missing with two people on board. Rescue teams were scrambled after the aircraft disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on Monday night. Argentinean media have published a chilling audio record of Emiliano Sala telling his friends on WhatsApp…

ALERT Israel conducted a missile attack targeting Damascus International Airport while Iranian Mahan Air A310 was on approach

Syrian state media on Sunday accused Israel of conducting a rare daylight missile attack in and around Damascus, triggering the country’s air defenses. Local Syrian media said the targets of strike were in Damascus International Airport and in the town of al-Kiswah, south of the capital. The Russian military, which is allied with Syrian dictator…

ALERT France activates plan for no-deal Brexit and will invest €50m into French ports and airports

France’s prime minister Edouard Philippe says €50m (£44.3m) will be invested into French ports and airports to mitigate a hard Brexit. France activated its no-deal Brexit plans following UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s historic defeat in the British parliament earlier this week. On Tuesday, the parliament voted against the previous plan on the UK withdrawal from the European Union, backed…

BREAKING Cargolux Boeing 747-8F returned to Kuala Lumpur Airport after reporting fire in the cockpit

Cargolux aircraft returned to Kuala Lumpur Airport after report of fire in the cockpit. Cargolux flight #CV303 to Zhengzhou returned to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The pilots of the Boeing 747-8F departed at 11:50 UTC  and declared an emergency few minutes later before returning to Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft (reg. LX-VCJ) landed on runway 32R…

ALERT Strike at Frankfurt, extended to 8 German airports tomorrow, 500 Lufthansa flights cancelled

Due to a strike by the security staff at the airport, Lufthansa flights to and from Frankfurt will be considerably impaired next Tuesday, 15 January. Security staff strike at Frankfurt airport now extended to Hamburg, Munich, Hanover, Bremen, Leipzig/Halle, Dresden and Erfurt airports in a series of coordinated industrial action, according to the Verdi union.…