MH17 CRASH COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED IF AIRLINES SHARED INFORMATION REGARDING WEAPONS IN UKRAINE, CLAIMS EMIRATES CEO
September 15, 2014
An airline boss has suggested that the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 could have been prevented if airliners had shared information regarding missiles in Ukraine.
OUR SKIES WILL NOT BE SAFE UNTIL NATIONS FORSAKE SELF-INTEREST
September 11, 2014
Fifty-five aircraft flew over eastern Ukraine on July 17, carrying the flags of nine nations.
PILOTS SAY WARZONE INFORMATION WITHHELD
September 09, 2014
Pilot association groups in The Netherlands are calling on governments to take stricter and clearer measures to fully inform airlines of security information when flying over areas where there is a distinct threat of war, Dutch news sources report.
ANGER AT 30,000 FEET: AIRLINE PASSENGERS ON CRAMPED JETS ARE FIGHTING ONE ANOTHER FOR LEGROOM
September 03, 2014
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
‘KNEE DEFENDER’ SALES TAKE OFF DESPITE HEATED FIGHTS OVER DEVICE THAT STOPS AIRLINE PASSENGERS FROM RECLINING SEAT
September 02, 2014
It is the small piece of plastic that threatens to cause a global outbreak of air rage.
PLANE GETS MILITARY ESCORT AFTER PASSENGERS DISRUPT FLIGHT
August 28, 2014
The disruptive behaviour of a pair of female passengers aboard a commercial jet travelling from Toronto to Cuba prompted the North American Aerospace Defence Command to dispatch two fighter jets to escort the aircraft back to Pearson International Airport on Wednesday.
SONY NETWORK HIT BY ATTACK, EXECUTIVE'S AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT DIVERTED
August 25, 2014
TOKYO - Sony's PlayStation Network service for video games was unusable from Sunday until Monday afternoon after being flooded by an online attack.
HAMAS MILITARY WARNS INT'L AIRLINES OF MORE AIRSTRIKES
August 21, 2014
The Hamas military warned of further rocket attacks on Israel's strategic interests, including Ben Gurion airport east of Tel Aviv, a spokesperson said on Wednesday, adding that an Israeli airstrike in Gaza had failed to kill its commander, Mohammed Deif.
HALIFAX RIGHTS COMPLAINT ACCUSES AIR CANADA OF SINGLING OUT MOHAMED YAFFA BECAUSE HE’S BLACK, MUSLIM
August 19, 2014
A Halifax man accuses Air Canada of repeatedly subjecting him to enhanced security procedures because he is black and Muslim, in a case that highlights the dangers to civil liberties posed by the controversial “no fly list.”
AIRPORTS, AIRLINES SOUND ALARM ABOUT SECURITY SCREENING WAIT TIMES
August 11, 2014
CALGARY - Canada’s air travel industry is calling on the federal government to commit more money to airport security and address lengthening lineups before they reach a crisis point.
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