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January 9, 2018 7:58 PM Pilots fired after reported fight in cockpit on New Year’s Day

India’s Jet Airways has fired two of its pilots after they reportedly fought inside the cockpit, and at times abandoned their posts, on a New Year’s Day flight. A spokesperson for the airline told ABC News in a statement today that after reviewing reported events on board Flight 9W 119 from London to Mumbai on Jan. 1, "Jet Airways has terminated services 104

January 7, 2018 5:34 PM Saudi fighter jet crashes, Yemen rebels claim downing it

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's Royal Air Force says two of its pilots whose fighter jet crashed during an operation in Yemen have been rescued. An official statement blamed Sunday's crash on a "technical failure" but the Yemeni rebel-run al-Masirah television says the British-made Tornado fighter jet was hit while flying in Yemeni airspace over the northern 40

January 5, 2018 10:21 PM New videos show intercepts of Russian fighter jets

U.S. Air Forces Europe has released previously unseen video of two intercepts of Russian fighters that occurred last fall over the Baltic. The videos were released as part of an effort to highlight the U.S. military’s participation in the NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltics. The U.S. is among the NATO member countries that routinely rotate aircraft 100

January 3, 2018 5:29 PM London-bound Delta passengers on flight that got turned around twice

Maybe the third time will be the charm for the unlucky Delta passengers whose flight from Atlanta to London was aborted — not once, but twice — after the pilots reported hearing loud and very ominous noises on their planes. The hapless travelers were scheduled to fly out of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday, a Delta Airlines 57

January 3, 2018 4:28 PM Delta flight from Atlanta to London forced to turn around twice

A Delta flight from Atlanta to London was turned around twice overnight Wednesday, according to the airline. Delta flight 284 took off from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, but was turned around after pilots heard a mysterious noise coming from the plane, the airline told ABC affiliate WSB. The plane 54

January 1, 2018 12:53 AM 10 Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

A charter plane crashed in Guancaste, Costa Rica, today, killing 10 American passengers and two Costa Rican pilots, the Costa Rican government said. The plane crashed just moments after takeoff fron Punta Islita Airport, according to officials and witnesses. The wreckage of the plane, a private aircraft belonging to the airline Nature Air, was on fire and no one responded 149

December 31, 2017 11:54 PM Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday killed 10 U.S. citizens and two local pilots, the Costa Rican government said. The cause of the crash was not yet known, the country’s security ministry said. It took place in the mountainous area of Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km (140 miles) 65

December 21, 2017 3:23 PM German union calls for strike Friday by Ryanair pilots

BERLIN – A union is calling on Ryanair pilots based in Germany to walk off the job Friday morning, charging that the airline staged a "publicity stunt" in offering to hold negotiations. Ryanair said last Friday it was reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions as it worked to avert strikes in several European countries over the busy Christmas 58

December 19, 2017 11:25 AM German flight attendants union slams Ryanair refusal to talk

BERLIN – A German union representing flight attendants has criticized budget carrier Ryanair for refusing to meet with them to discuss pay and conditions. The UFO union said Tuesday it is reaching out to the European Cabin Crew Association to determine how to increase pressure on Ryanair. The airline reversed its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' 54

December 14, 2017 9:02 PM U.S. jets use warning flares to chase away Russian jets over Syria

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian planes in Syria on Wednesday after the Russians crossed a "deconfliction line," and the U.S. fired chaff and warning flares in a confrontation that lasted 40 minutes, an American military spokesman said Thursday. Russian planes have been breaching U.S./coalition airspace up to eight times a day since 55