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Qatar Airways sued after passenger struck by wayward drinks cart

A wayward drinks cart could cost Qatar Airways a steep damages bill with a passenger alleging serious physical and psychological trauma after being struck by a trolley nearly two years ago.

31 Chinese visitors injured in Taiwan tour bus crash

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A tour bus carrying 35 Chinese nationals from Beijing overturned in Hualien County yesterday afternoon, leaving three passengers seriously injured and 28 with minor injuries, rescuers

Miami Dolphins charter plane clips parked MD-80 at DFW

DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - An American Airlines charter plane carrying the Miami Dolphins home from a losing 30-13 game against the Dallas Cowboys clipped the tail of a parked plane at

Seven dead in East Java tourist bus crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Seven passengers of a Mutiara Indah Murni tourist bus died Sunday as bus they were traveling in crashed in Ngembal village, Tutur (Nongkojajar) district in Pasuruan regency, East

British tourist killed in French tour bus crash

PARIS, France — A bus carrying dozens of British tourists has driven off the road in northern France and crashed into a ditch, killing one person.

7 people die in tourist bus rollover in southwest China

CHENGDU - Seven people were killed while 30 others were injured after the tourist bus they boarded overturned on a road in southwest China's mountainous region, local officials said Saturday.

Gulf Air A320 skids off the runway in India

KOCHI - Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus 320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said.

A380 superjumbo damaged, grounded at Le Bourguet

Airbus' appearance at the Paris Air Show has been blighted by misfortune, with two key planes damaged.

Gulfstream resumes G650 flight testing

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has resumed the G650 flight-test program, following a temporary suspension of flying after an April 2 accident.

12 killed in tour boat sinking in Vietnam

HA LONG BAY, Vietnam – Vacationers from the U.S., Britain, Australia, Japan, Russia, France, Sweden and Switzerland died along with their Vietnamese tour guide Thursday in Vietnam's deadliest tour b

Boeing 787 infinite saga continues

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing will resume flight test activities on the 787 Dreamliner later today.

Kenya ferry mishap raises fresh concerns

(eTN) - A recent early morning incident involving one of the recently-commissioned new ferries for the Likoni channel crossing, has raised fresh concerns among ferry users.

Swiss tourist train derails

GENEVA, Switzerland — The Glacier Express, a popular Alpine tourist train, derailed in southern Switzerland, killing one person and injuring 42 others.

Investigators: Accident could have been prevented if captain used plane’s rudder

WASHINGTON — The captain of an airliner that ran off a runway in Denver during a strong crosswind could have prevented the accident if he had used the plane's rudder to correct its direction, federa

Tourist vehicle in Dar es Salaam in freak accident with light...

(eTN) Information was received late yesterday from Dar es Salaam that an overland tour truck carrying over 20 passengers mainly from Holland and Kenya was hit by a light trainer military aircraft, whi

Abu Dhabi sends air ambulance to assist with Seychelles bus accident...

President James Michel received a message of support and sympathy from the President of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, following the bus accide

Bus crash in Turkey kills 15 Russian tourists, injures 24

Istanbul, Turkey - A bus crashed off a bridge and plunged into a river in Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya on Tuesday, killing at least 15 Russian tourists and wounding 24 others, officials

Merpati Air jet brakes apart on landing, 70 injured

MANOKWARI, Indonesia – A routine domestic flight in Indonesia almost ended in disaster Tuesday when a jet carrying over 100 passengers broke apart on landing, injuring more than 70 people, officials

Recent Entebbe Airport fire an accident

Investigators have completed their report into the recent fire at the fuel depot at the Entebbe International Airport and have concluded that the event was purely an accident with no sinister backgrou

Hilton Hawaiian Village sued over lagoon accident

The family of a 56-year old Honolulu man who died after he got caught in the suction of a drain in the newly rebuilt Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon in Waikiki is suing the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Monorail trains collide at Walt Disney World

MIAMI - A Walt Disney World employee died on Sunday in a collision of monorail trains carrying tourists at the theme-park complex in central Florida, according to a theme park spokeswoman.

Tourists injured in Tower Bridge lift fall

LONDON, UK - Five tourists and one staff member were injured and another 10 people were trapped when a lift fell 10ft inside the north tower of Tower Bridge today.

Elderly tourist badly hurt in paragliding accident

A man is in a critical condition after being dragged 20m down a slope by a paraglider in Queenstown yesterday.

Continental Airlines responds to Flight 1404 accident

HOUSTON – Continental Airlines tonight confirmed that flight 1404, a Boeing 737-500 aircraft carrying 110 customers and five crew members, went off the runway at Denver International Airport followi

16 French tourists injured in coach accident in Morocco

RABAT - Sixteen French tourists were injured, including five seriously, when a tourist coach overturned Monday in the highway connecting the capital, Rabat to the central city of Fez (200 km east of R

2 tourists die in parasailing accident in Mexico

CANCUN, Mexico — A security official says two foreign tourists fell to their deaths while parasailing south of Mexico's resort town of Cancun.

Belize Tourism Board and NICH announce new policies in response to...

BELIZE CITY, Belize - The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and Belize's National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) officially announced today the establishment of mandatory protective policies for cav

Teamsters Rail Conference statement on Metrolink accident

WASHINGTON, DC (September 18, 2008) - The following statement is from Ed Rodzwicz, the president of the Teamsters Rail Conference and National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and

Airline faces fallout from mid-air drama

In a touch of irony, information systems provider Unisys released a survey on Friday showing Qantas was among the world's most trusted airlines.

Tragic accident takes life of high school student in Cancun

GradCity has suspended all snorkeling cruises for students traveling to Cancun, Mexico for the remainder of their travel season. The company made the decision following a snorkeling accident which took the life of Lisa Chung, a high school student from Grand Prairie, Texas.