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January 14, 2019 7:16 PM JetBlue flight delayed after truck carrying toilet waste gets wedged under aircraft

A JetBlue flight heading from New York to Denver was delayed after a truck carrying toilet waste crashed into the aircraft. (AP) A JetBlue flight heading from New York to Denver was delayed Saturday night after a truck carrying toilet waste crashed into the aircraft. Neither the male driver of the vehicle nor anyone on board the aircraft were injured 129

January 14, 2019 4:59 PM Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said. First Marshal Novyan Samyoga said in a statement the Boeing Co 777 cargo plane had been secured by air force 177

January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said. A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. The plane went down near Fath airport, near Karaj 145

January 14, 2019 5:30 AM Navy divers find Indonesia Lion Air flight’s cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation. Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered 134

January 13, 2019 1:42 PM World's biggest aircraft moves toward commercial model

Rob Picheta, CNN • Published 13th January 2019 The world's largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet in length 134

January 12, 2019 7:06 PM Instagram account mocks terrible airplane food

One sassy Instagram account featuring photos of airplane food from all over the world has over 12,000 followers to date. (iStock) Airline food isn’t known for its picture-perfect plates, but a new Instagram account is letting followers judge how good — or bad –an inflight meal is. “Airplane Foodselfie” asks users to send over photos of their inflight 147

January 12, 2019 3:27 PM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting. She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport 135

January 7, 2019 6:35 PM Debris off Madagascar 'most likely' from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, report says

Aircraft debris found in Madagascar is "most likely" from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to a report released Sunday. The five pieces of debris were found in different locations in Madagascar as recently as this August and included a floor panel of a Boeing aircraft. The report released Sunday from the MH370 Safety Investigation 307

December 30, 2018 10:00 AM Airline passenger spotted allowing child to draw all over seatback: 'No excuse'

It's important to feel comfortable when you're flying, especially when the journey is a long one. But sometimes, passengers take it a step too far in making themselves feel at home, as one traveler revealed. In a video posted to the Passenger Shaming Instagram account, one passenger revealed how a parent sat by and let her child vandalize the plane they were on. The footage 73

December 29, 2018 3:31 AM Australia strips citizenship from alleged Islamic State recruiter

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia’s home affairs minister said on Saturday. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said Melbourne-born Neil Prakash had been central to Islamic State’s efforts in the Middle East, was “a very dangerous individual” and had his citizenship 102