Tag: evacuations

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 23:45

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency. "The recent ... Read More

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze: 500 evacuated

editor editor- March 28, 2019 03:07

A fire broke out at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Singapore today forcing the evacuation of around 500 hotel guests. In TV footage, thick black smoke could be ... Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:05

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The airport opened on a restricted schedule allowing only four flights ... Read More

United States Cities and tourists spots bomb-threats: Evacuations ongoing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 13, 2018 10:59

Tourist spots, landmarks, shopping centers, are the target of a developing bomb scare in many major cities in the United States. It appears to be a nationwide e-mail extortion scam. Read More

Evacuations from coastal areas ordered in Hawaii, Guam

editor editor- March 11, 2011 15:46

HONOLULU, Hawaii- Due to the threat of a tidal wave set off by Friday's earthquake in Japan, Hawaii ordered evacuations from coastal areas as a tsunami warning was extended to ... Read More

Tourists evacuated from the Statue of Liberty

editor editor- July 22, 2010 03:44

NEW YORK — Tourists were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty Wednesday after smoke, apparently coming from an elevator motor, was detected inside the famed monument, firefighters said. Read More

Tropical Storm Dolly now a category one hurricane

editor editor- July 23, 2008 08:29

Tropical Storm Dolly has grown into a category one hurricane as it heads towards the US-Mexican border, forcing the evacuation of thousands in Mexico while the US Navy sheltered aircraft. Read More