Tag: diverted

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de Juniac, have officially launched new ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that has reached its 45th edition. ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions are being experienced from flights ... Read More

Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?

editor editor- March 20, 2019 02:48

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. After this, the  Boeing 787 Dreamliner went on an erratic ... Read More

“The urgency of the New Coastal Road” for Reunion Island makes news

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 02:03

February 5, 2019, a fall of about 500 kilos of rocks occurred at 3:50 pm on the Reunion main coastal road causing no injury. The roads on the mountain side ... Read More

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:34

Russian Aeroflot Flight SU1515 was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft, demanding that the plane be diverted to Afghanistan. Aeroflot Boeing 737 ... Read More

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 22:55

Are Americans are no longer welcome in Labrador, Canada? The Canadian Government has shown how a bureaucratic interpretation can create an international incident. Instead of showing hospitality Canadian authorities made the ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2019 16:54

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a day after their flight was 'diverted'. The passengers hoping for quick ... Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018 19:47

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been ... Read More

Titanic memorial cruise diverted due to medical emergency

editor editor- April 11, 2012 09:22

A medical emergency Tuesday diverted the cruise ship retracing the path of the ill-fated Titanic 100 years after its sinking. Read More

Two US passenger flights diverted on Sunday

editor editor- May 9, 2011 07:06

Security concerns forced two U.S. passenger flights to be diverted Sunday, but both planes landed safely and eventually flew to their final destinations. Read More

Southwest responds to loss of pressurization event on Phoenix-Sacramento flight

editor editor- April 2, 2011 07:18

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines Flight 812, the scheduled 3:25 pm departure from Phoenix to Sacramento today, diverted to Yuma, Ariz due to loss of pressurization in the cabin. Read More

American Airlines flight diverted, passenger detained

editor editor- August 6, 2010 00:29

An American Airlines passenger accused of lighting matches was detained after his LAX-bound plane was diverted to New Mexico, officials said Thursday. Read More

Bomb threat forces China Airlines emergency landing

editor editor- May 2, 2010 08:42

TAIPEI, Taiwan – A flight from the Taiwanese capital to the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai was diverted to a nearby Chinese airport Saturday after a passenger told cabin crew ... Read More

Plane diverted, bomb scare caused by Orthodox Jew

editor editor- January 22, 2010 04:54

NEW YORK — An Orthodox Jew's prayer rituals, including wearing a sacred box on his head, triggered a bomb scare Thursday aboard a US passenger plane, a security source said. Read More

Toronto-bound jet diverted by agitated passenger

editor editor- December 31, 2008 13:42

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – A passenger jet bound for Toronto made an unscheduled landing in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday after an agitated passenger tried to tamper with an ... Read More