ALERT Britain’s Royal Air Force scrambles typhoon jets to intercept Russian bombers near UK airspace

Britain has scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to intercept two Russian long-range bombers near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. Tuesday’s incident came as Britain hosted war games off the coast of Scotland involving more than 50 warships and submarines and 13,000 personnel from 14 countries. “The Russian aircraft are being escorted by…

NEWS: Conflict zone risk information website to reduce aircraft risk

The UN agency responsible for overseeing international aviation has set up a prototype repository for conflict zone risk information in the wake of last year’s destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol on July 17 last year. (AFP) The International Civil Aviation Organisation website will allow governments, airlines and the public…

ALERT Carson Air Flight 66 Goes Missing

Vancouver Airport Authority was notified that Carson Air Flight 66 departing from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) at 06:43 this morning for Prince George Airport (YXS) has lost contact with NavCanada’s Kamloops Flight Information Centre. Carson Air Flight 66 is a cargo flight using a Metro II aircraft with two people on board. Carson Air cargo…