BREAKING NEWS: Emergency declared on Westjet flight from London to Canada

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency declared on Westjet flight from London to Canada

The flight was on route to Edmonton in Canada from London  Two hours into the flight it made an emergency call to Keflavik Airport The plane landed safely at the Icelandic airport after an hour of confusion Westjet is Canada’s second largest airline behind Air Canada  A flight going from London Gatwick to Edmonton in Canada on Saturday morning was forced to make an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland. Th Westjet flight, number WS27, left London…

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British Airways flights delayed due to IT system outage

British Airways flights delayed due to IT system outage

Multiple British Airways flights were delayed at a number of U.S. airports late on Monday due to a glitch in the airline’s check-in system.  Passengers took to Twitter to complain about the delays, which were reported at various airports including Phoenix, Atlanta, Seattle and San Francisco. “Our IT teams are working as hard as they can to quickly fix a problem with our check-in system,” the British flagship carrier said statement. “This has affected a…

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Hilarious flight attendant delivers entire safety announcement doing Looney Tunes impressions

Hilarious flight attendant delivers entire safety announcement doing Looney Tunes impressions

Footage of the hilarious speech went viral after the cabin crew member was filmed giving landing instructions in the voices of characters from the Warner Bros animation A talented flight attendant had passengers in fits of giggles after he delivered an entire safety announcement in the voices of Looney Tunes characters. Footage of the hilarious – and clearly well rehearsed speech – went viral after Zach Haumesser was filmed giving landing instructions in the voices…

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BREAKING: British Airways flight from Instanbul to Heathrow declares emergency landing

BREAKING: British Airways flight from Instanbul to Heathrow declares emergency landing

British Airways flight declares mid-air emergency minutes after leaving Heathrow and captain is forced to request priority landing to return to London BA flight 1340 had departed London Heathrow at 8.23am this morning But shortly after take off captain declared emergency with ‘technical issue’ The Airbus A319 requested priority landing and returned to Heathrow   A British Airways flight declared an emergency shortly after taking off from Heathrow this morning. Flight 1340 had set off from London…

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British Airways flight loses luggage of family on Florida holiday

British Airways flight loses luggage of family on Florida holiday

Father-of-two claims his £3,000 family holiday to Florida was ruined when British Airways lost their luggage including vital medication for FIVE days  Hardman family from Manchester had to shell out to replace baby’s pram Medicine for grandmother’s thyroid trouble also went missing  for days BA apologises, but says essentials should be packed in hand luggage A father-of-two claims his family was left stranded for five days on a £3,000 family holiday to Florida when British Airways…

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Massive flight delays at Mumbai airport: How congestion is killing India’s aviation growth story

Massive flight delays at Mumbai airport: How congestion is killing India’s aviation growth story

New Delhi – India is the fastest growing aviation market across the world but also boasts of a creaky airport infrastructure. Though we have managed to build showpiece airports with the help of private developers in our major metros, there is a serious capacity constraint already at Mumbai and may soon also be seen at Chennai airport. A country where majority of fights still originate in the metros and which is eyeing double-digit traffic growth…

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Lufthansa Flight From Frankfurt to Chicago Diverts Over Medical Emergency

Lufthansa Flight From Frankfurt to Chicago Diverts Over Medical Emergency

A Lufthansa Boeing 747 plane, which took off from Frankfurt bound for Chicago, has returned to Frankfurt International Airport following a medical emergency on board. The plane has since landed safely. According to Lufthansa, the Boeing aircraft was diverted due to a medical emergency. “It had to return due to a medical emergency of one of the passengers on board,” Lufthansa posted on its official twitter account. Flight #LH430 was heading toward Chicago O’Hare International…

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Everjets Budget Airline Makes Emergency Landing in Athens in Route to Larnaca

Everjets Budget Airline Makes Emergency Landing in Athens in Route to Larnaca

An Everjets budget airline flight originating at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport with service to Larnaca was forced to make an emergency landing at Athens International Airport on Saturday. The airplane reported having issues with the cabin pressure, although no further details are available at this time. After circling the Greek island of Aegina off the southern coast of the mainland to use up excess fuel, the plane landed safely in Athens with no injuries reported, according…

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Fly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays to get lowest air fares

Fly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays to get lowest air fares

NEW DELHI: Mirroring a global trend, air fares in India are getting to be the cheapest during the middle of the week, when demand is at the lowest. Passengers who flew on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the period from March to July paid the least for their tickets, according to data compiled by online travel company MakeMyTrip.com. The trend is based on the average air fare on select routes for each day of the month during…

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Boeing Delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner To All Nippon Airways

Boeing Delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner To All Nippon Airways

KUALA LUMPUR: Boeing delivered All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) 50th 787 Dreamliner at a ceremony held at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center on Thursday. The milestone marked yet another record for ANA to become the world’s first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. “The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into new markets, while also forming the backbone of our long-haul fleet. “As the launch customer of the 787 Dreamliner family,…

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