ALERT Aeroflot flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger boarded with a gun from Moscow Sheremetyevo airport

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Rostov-on-Donafter, Russia a passenger announced he had a gun on board. The man boarded the flight without suspicion at Moscow Sheremetyevo international airport for the Aeroflot flight yesterday. But he then informed a flight attendant he was armed before the pilot immediately requested an emergency…

Air Transat to launch its transatlantic service with its recently delivered Airbus A321 long-range

Air Transat, launched its inaugural transatlantic service with its recently delivered Airbus A321LR. The long-range single-aisle jet will take off from Toronto-Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to London-Gatwick (LGW). On October 31, Air Transat’s A321LRs will also debut on the YYZ to Glasgow (GLA) route, followed by a daily YYZ to LGW rotation that will become…

UK Civil Aviation Authority completes Operation Matterhorn today, ‘the largest peacetime repatriation ever’

The Civil Aviation Authority will complete Operation Matterhorn today following the collapse of Thomas Cook. Since the liquidation of the company on September 23rd, the CAA has repatriated 140,000 passengers in what it brands the largest ever peacetime operation of its kind. The two-week flying programme, which involved the use of 150 aircraft from 50…