Plane rams into fence at Lagos airport
A light aircraft operated by Jet Air, yesterday, rammed into a fence at Lagos Airport, causing damage to the airplane. The Guardian learnt that the aircraft developed mechanical fault
Man Killed By Airplane After Security Breach In Airport
A man was struck and killed by a Southwest Airlines plane as it was landing on the runway of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport late Thursday, according to airport officials. The man who died was not an employee at the airport and hopped the perimeter fence to gain access to the runway according to a report by…
Lessons from the plane seat incident
The social media has been set on fire by the trending debate about the incident that happened on a New York bound flight where a gentleman demanded that an elder statesman should vacate his allotted seat by the window and return to his (the statesman`s) aisle seat. Ordinarily, I would not have joined in the…
Air transportation: A beautiful and terrible invention
These gigantic “moving coffins” in the air made by man are the most stunning, safest, beautiful and terrible invention of all time!” What is in this world (gan pàápàá!)?”Self” A world full of admixture of agony, joy, hilahilo, and voids awaiting to be filled by fallible and restless terrestrial beings. More than 70,000 years ago, the Homo…
ET acquires 8th B777 cargo plane
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has taken delivery of its 8th Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to deepen operations and enhance its critical role in providing global standard supply chain management in facilitating import and export economies of African countries. Ethiopian Group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tewolde GebreMariam, said the new aircraft would help the airlines…
Plane Carrying US Rapper Post Malone Forced To Make Emergency Landing
A small plane carrying US rapper Post Malone was forced to make an emergency landing at a New York state airport on Tuesday after two of its tires blew out during takeoff, aviation authorities said. The Gulfstream G-IV jet took off for London at 10:50 am local time at Teterboro Airport, located some 50 kilometres…
Jordan military plane crash kills pilot, trainee
A Jordanian pilot and an Iraqi trainee were killed when a light training aircraft crashed during a routine military excercise on Monday, the Jordanian army said.
Red Cross aid plane to Yemen held back by 'logistics problems'
The Red Cross said Monday that an aid plane is ready to leave for Yemen but its departure has been held back by logistics problems inside the war-torn country.
Lufthansa says crashed plane was 'in perfect condition'
Lufthansa chief Carsten Spohr said Wednesday that the plane of its Germanwings subsidiary that crashed in the French Alps was "in perfect condition".