Airlines have cancelled dozens of domestic and international flights as #StormCiara is crossing the UK

Severe weather warnings have been issued for the weekend, with strong winds of up to 80mph and widespread heavy rain expected. Heathrow Airport announced it had taken the joint decision with its airline partners to “consolidate” Sunday’s flight schedule in a bid to minimise the number of flights cancelled. Watch London Heathrow Airport live: cam.airlive.net/lhr…

BREAKING Right main gear of Iceland Air Boeing 757 flight #FI529 collapsed on landing at Keflavik Airport

An Icelandair Boeing 757, operating flight #FI529 suffered a right main gear collapse. Please reload for updates… UPDATE Keflavik Airport reopens. UPDATE Keflavik Airport looks to be closed after the Iceland Air incident. Flight #W94497 is diverting. The Boeing 757-200 (reg. TF-FIA, built 2000) experienced right main gear collapse on landing runway 10 at Keflavik,…

Following incidents, coffees are no longer allowed for pilots in A350 cockpits

After a number of unintended engine shutdowns, due to inadvertent liquid spillage over control panels, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Airbus A350-900/-1000 banning any liquids inside the cockpit. Two in-service occurrences were reported involving inadvertent liquid spillage on the ENG START panel or ECAM Control Panel (ECP) on…

Former UK Prime Minister’s bodyguard has left his gun in bathroom of a British Airways trans-Atlantic flight

A bodyguard for David Cameron is being investigated after he reportedly left his gun in a toilet on a transatlantic flight. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that the weapon found on a trans-Atlantic flight was handed to flight attendants. As a former prime minister, Mr Cameron is entitled to continued security provided by the Metropolitan…

A group of experts have defined new ‘point of impact’ to be searched for the missing Malaysia Airlines #MH370

The last search for MH370 was conducted by Ocean Infinity, who consulted with official and independent researchers and subsequently scanned the seabed along the 7th arc as far north as S25° latitude. Since then, independent researchers have continued to analyze the available data to understand what areas of the seabed are the most likely, and…

EASA approves partial return to Iran and Iraq airspaces, 3 weeks after Iran accidentally shot down a Boeing 737

European airlines can return to parts of Iranian and Iraqi airspace, the EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Wednesday, three weeks after Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet amid an exchange of hostilities with U.S. forces in Iraq Following an EU aviation security risk group meeting, EASA said it was lifting temporary…

ALERT Footage emerging of the C-130 water tanker crash in Australia, killing the three US firefighters on board

Confronting footage has emerged of the moment the C-130 water tanker crashed while fighting raging bushfires in NSW, killing the three US firefighters on board. Captain Ian McBeth, first officer Paul Clyde Hudson and flight engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr were on board the C-130 Hercules aircraft when it crashed near Peak View, northeast of Cooma,…