Aviation News, Headlines & Alerts
Day: <span>May 29, 2023</span>

Four children remain missing in the Colombian jungle. Their plight is the latest in a long list of air travel mishaps in the Amazon | CNN

“We had not been in air for more than 30 seconds… suddenly, the engine started coughing. We could see the propeller slowing down and the plane losing altitude,” says Diego Londoño, a 30-year-old man from the remote Colombian Amazon town of Mitú, who was flying from his hometown to San Jose del Guaviare three months ago when the plane suddenly lost power midair.

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10th Jordanian evacuation plane from Sudan arrives at Marka Military Airport

AMMAN — The Foreign Ministry on Monday announced the arrival of the 10th Royal Jordanian Air Force evacuation plane from Sudan at Marka Military Airport. The plane was dispatched to Port Sudan New International Airport in line with the Royal directive to ensure the safe return of Jordanian citizens from Sudan and facilitate the evacuation of non-Jordanian nationals. A total of 69 individuals were onboard, including 13 Jordanian citizens and 56 individuals from various countries, including Palestine, Syria, Norway, Canada, the Netherlands and Thailand.

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Is it a plane? a bird? No, it’s Superpilot!

Responding to the call of duty is a premium activity in the airline industry. Besotted as it is by things beyond one’s control – weather conditions, fault of other airlines and airports, human frailty – it is especially special when there is an instance of someone going beyond the call of duty.

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Presidential plane waiting to convey Buhari to Daura

The immediate past President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has departed the Eagle Square, Abuja for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, enroute his home town, Daura, Kastina State. Buhari left immediately Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima were sworn-in as President and Vice President on Monday. Before his departure, Buhari formally handed over flags to the […]

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Asiana stops selling some emergency exit seats after plane door incident

SEOUL, South Korea, May 29 – South Korea’s Asiana Airlines has stopped selling some emergency exit seats following an incident in which a passenger opened an aircraft door mid-air, the carrier said Sunday. A court in Daegu later Sunday issued an arrest warrant for the man, surnamed Lee, for allegedly breaking aviation security laws, Yonhap […]

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