The CIA has broken up a new Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner using explosive underwear, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon. An upgraded underwear bomb with an improved detonation system was seized by agents in Yemen, according to the report. A suicide bomber had been selected to carry out the plot, but […]
Israeli President Shimon Peres has arrived in Canada on an official five day visit, but no thanks to his country’s national airline. Israeli media reports say an unusual row erupted last week between the President’s office and El Al when the airline demanded he pay $5,000 fee to bring an oxygen tank, a charge that […]
An Air Force plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden suffered a bird strike while landing in southern California late this week.
Two F-15 pilots Thursday morning discovered that the pilot of a plane flying aimlessly over the Gulf of Mexico was apparently unconscious.
It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.
Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against Clayton Osbon, the JetBlue Flight 191 Captain who suffered a psychotic episode on March 27, 2012.
All EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Israel from anywhere in the EU and Israeli carriers will be able to operate flights to airports throughout the EU, under the new agreement.
The intelligence chief of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was arrested at an airport in Mauritania on late Friday evening. He is wanted for alleged crimes against humanity during last year’s uprising.
The commission that runs Little Rock National Airport will soon decide whether or not to rename the facility after Arkansas’s most famous native.
The Turkish National Police has signed an agreement to purchase fifteen helicopters from US rotorcraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter, the company said on Monday. Deliveries are expected to begin next year.
This summer McCarran Airport will will cut the ribbon on its new $2.4 billion Terminal 3.
Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.
More than half of Iran Air will be sold to private investors by March 19th, the government-owned airline’s managing director, Farhad Parvaresh, said on Friday.
More than 400 flights have been canceled at Frankfurt Airport in Germany after ground controllers launched a two-day strike over a wage dispute on Thursday.
A small plane that flew too close to Air Force One near Los Angeles Thursday morning was intercepted and found to be carrying marijuana.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for attempting to detonate a bomb sewn into his underwear aboard a Northwest Airlines flight on December 25, 2009.
A close aide to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila was among five people killed on Sunday when a small plane crashed in the country’s east, the government confirmed on Monday.
Global Aviation Holdings, owner of charter carriers World Airways and North American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday evening. Global says operations will continue without interruption.