Ryanair confirmed as the world’s 4th biggest airline

Global airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers last year, according to new statistics published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The figure was up 7pc over 2015, and Ryanair was also confirmed as the world’s fourth-biggest airline, having carried 117 million passengers in 2016. The biggest was US-based Southwest Airlines, with 151.8 million. The report shows that…

A passenger of Oman Air #WY811 has died despite emergency landing this morning

An Oman Air international flight #WY811 from Muscat to Bangkok was diverted to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad (India), due to a medical emergency. The health of a 63-year-old passenger travelling on the Oman Air flight #WY811 suddenly deteriorated during the journey. The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (reg. A4O-SA) was diverted to Hyderabad airport and was rushed to…