Iceland’s Meteorological Office has again raised its alert status indicating the risk of atmospheric contamination by volcanic ash as a result of increased seismic activity near the Bárðarbunga and Trölladyngja volcanoes in central Iceland, both on the northern edge of the Vatnajökul glacial reg View article
The Greek Prime Minister’s aircraft (Embraer) carrying the Vice-President and Foreign Affairs Minister Evangelos Venizelos from Ankara to Milan made an emergency landing at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport, after the pilots noticed a cracked window. More details
An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers from Liverpool to Naples had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit. Read article
Emergency personnel during a drill at Albion Park airport that tested … a scenario of a pilot injured after being forced to make an emergency landing. Read article
Australian authorities have refined their search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared in March. Investigators say the plane may have left course earlier than previously thought. Anthony Mason reports.
Ali Shahi, 25, of Mississauga was arrested after Flight 772 made an emergency landing at Pearson. It was escorted by two U.S. F-16 military jets. Read article
An EasyJet passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick earlier today after the passenger cabin filled with smoke. Read article
A row of newly formed cauldrons (depressions) was spotted in the Vatnajokull glacier near the Bardarbunga volcano during a reconnaissance flight today, leading to speculation that a small eruption had begun there. Scientists estimate that 30 – 40 million cubic metres of ice have been melted.According to a statement from the Icelandic Civil Protection Agency…
A Virgin Atlantic passenger aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport after suffering a loss of cabin pressure shortly after take-off. The incident was declared over just before 18:00, after the London-bound flight turned around and landed safely.
AVIC Xian Aircraft Industry has rolled out the mid fuselage of the first Comac C919, as the airframer works towards starting final assembly of the narrowbody by end 2014. View article