Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport is being evacuated following two anonymous calls warning of a possible bomb threat, Interfax news agency reported. Citing an airport employee, Interfax said a “mass evacuation” was taking place and that police and sniffer dogs were on the scene. UPDATE: Bomb threat at Moscow’s #Vnukovo airport is false alarm, police tell Russian news agency Interfax
A plane has had to make an emergency landing at East Midland Airport tonight. Passengers have said that they could smell smoke as they left the plane, which had travelled from Ibiza, by the emergency exits. A Total of 3 flights diverted to other airports due to temporary closure.
The US Department of Transportation announced today that it will require additional time to reach a decision on Norwegian Air International’s application for a foreign carrier permit to serve the US from Europe. Until then, Norwegian Air Shuttle will continue to operate flights to the US under its existing authority from DOT.
Emirates has expanded its Scandinavian reach with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo. Emirates’ daily flight to Oslo, operated with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, is the first international service to offer a First Class product in Norway. The inaugural flight today was welcomed by Avinor chief executive Dag Falk-Petersen, along with partners…
Virgin Atlantic has announced its plans to grow to record levels of sustained profitability by 2018. Building on its existing two year recovery plan, which is on target to deliver an annual profit by the end of 2014, the airline is now shifting focus onto positioning its business for long term success.