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Air Arabia Jordan Flight Returns to Khartoum due to Fire in Cabin

Thursday, January 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Jordan Flight Returns to Khartoum due to Fire in Cabin

Air Arabia Jordan flight G9-666 had to return and make an emergency landing in Khartoum, Sudan, on January 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a fire in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three people... »

Bird-Hit Air Arabia Plane Makes Safe Landing in Coimbatore, India

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Air Arabia Plane Makes Safe Landing in Coimbatore, India

Air Arabia flight G9-413 suffered a bird strike in Coimbatore, India, on October 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Coimbatore International Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and six people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in India

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in India

Air Arabia flight G9-445 had to return and make an emergency landing in Thiruvananthapuram, India, on August 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to technical issues. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and sixty-two passengers and seven crew members remained... »

Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata

Air Arabia flight G9-522 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kolkata, India, on April 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Chittagong, Bangladesh, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were 164 passengers and 17 crew members aboard at... »

Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India

Sunday, March 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India

Air Arabia flight G9-532 made an emergency landing in Lucknow, India, on March 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Air Arabia flight G9-545 encountered clear air turbulence near Karachi, Pakistan, on February 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was descending toward Karachi when it was hit by turbulence that injured at least 6 people. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were treated at the airport.... »

Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Arabia flight G9824 had to return for an emergency landing at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, United Arab Emirates, on February 26th. The plane took off for Peshawar, Pakistan, but had to return shortly afterwards after a Pakistani passenger suffered a cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. Authorities said the passenger died on... »

Air Arabia Egypt Plane Diverts to Cairo due to Engine Issues

Saturday, July 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Egypt Plane Diverts to Cairo due to Engine Issues

Air Arabia Egypt flight E5-337 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 29th. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Borg El Arab Airport, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted due to problems with an engine. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the... »

Air Arabia Plane Diverts to Riyadh due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Friday, March 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Plane Diverts to Riyadh due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Air Arabia flight 185 made an emergency landing at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on March 17th. The plane, en-route from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, to Taif, Saudi Arabia, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All 168 passengers remained unhurt. No evidence of fire was... »

Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in India

Sunday, October 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in India

An Air Arabia flight made an emergency landing at Coimbatore International Airport in Tamil Nadu, India, on October 9. Authorities said the plane, en-route from Sharjah, UAE to Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, was diverted due to bad weather conditions in Thiruvananthapuram. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 168 passengers aboard at the time; all of them... »

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