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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... »

Air Arabia Diverts to India due to Medical Emergency

Saturday, August 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Diverts to India due to Medical Emergency

Air Arabia flight ABY-501 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Dabolim International Airport, Goa, India, on August 5. The pilot requested an emergency landing due to a kidney patient aboard who needed immediate medical attention. The plane was heading from Sharjah, UAE, to Colombo, Sri Lanka at the time. The plane,... »

Air Arabia Flight Diverted to Al- Minhad Airbase after Bomb Threat

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Flight Diverted to Al- Minhad Airbase after Bomb Threat

Air Arabia flight G9128 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Al- Minhad Airbase, Dubai, on May 3. The plane, en-route from Kuwait to Sharjah, had to be diverted after a passenger said it was about to explode. The airline confirmed that “ flight landed safely and the authorities are currently holding... »

Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Mumbai, on Suspicion of Smoke in Cockpit System

Monday, March 17, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Air Arabia Airbus A320 flight, on its way from Sharjah to Kozhikode, was diverted to land in Mumbai on March 17, 2014, after the pilot suspected smoke in the aircraft’s cockpit. The flight safely landed at Mumbai Airport, at 2:45 am. All 171 passengers and six crew members exited safely. The thorough inspection of plane revealed that it... »

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