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2 Air France pilots suspended after fighting in cockpit

By The Associated Press Fisticuffs in the cockpit, leaving a leaky engine running while cruising over Africa — Air France pilots are under scrutiny after recent incidents that have prompted French investigators to call for tougher safety protocols. Two Air France pilots were suspended after physically fighting in the cockpit on a Geneva-Paris flight in

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Ethiopian Airline Plane both pilots reportedly fell asleep during flight

CNN By Tamara Hardingham-Gill Two pilots are believed to have fallen asleep and missed their landing during a flight from Sudan to Ethiopia on Monday, according to a report by commercial aviation news site Aviation Herald. The incident took place on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Khartoum to Addis Ababa, the

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UK blames France as travelers face hours-long port delays

Passengers queue for ferries at the Port of Dover as families embarking on summer getaways at the start of school holidays have been warned by ferry operators to expect delays of several hours at the border, in Folkestone, Kent, England, Thursday July 21, 2022. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) By The Associated Press Britons heading off

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A plane crashed at Mogadishu Aden Adde airport

A plane crash took place today at the Aden Adde airport in Mogadishu, where a plane crashed with civilians, according to information and photos on social media. According to reliable sources have confirmed that the plane that crashed was rented by Juba Airways, but it is registered in Kenya. All 50 passengers on board no

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KQ suspends London route ticket sales on airport crisis

A Kenya Airways aircraft at JKIA By Business Daily Africa Kenya Airways has suspended the sale of tickets from London to Nairobi, as pressure from the Heathrow crisis hits the national carrier. The suspension follows a directive by Heathrow Airport instructing airlines to freeze outbound bookings until September, as it grapples with a surge in

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In face-off with London Heathrow, Emirates airline says it won’t cut capacity

By Reuters Emirates airline said on Thursday it had rejected demands by London’s Heathrow Airport to cut capacity despite being threatened with legal action, and intended to continue operating its six daily flights to Britain’s busiest airport. Heathrow this week asked airlines to stop selling some tickets for summer flights, limiting the number of passengers

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EU imposes expensive visa rules for Kenyans in transit

Kenya’s Ambassador to France Prof Judy Wakhungu By Business Daily Africa New visa transit rules for Kenyan passengers connecting flights through the European Union (EU) are set to increase the cost of travel as international travel resumes. The Kenyan embassy in Paris on Tuesday issued circular notifying Kenyan travellers to obtain transit visas before flying

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Total travel chaos hits UK as trains stop due to strike, flights grounded with no luggage handlers

A general view of Waterloo Station, on the first day of national rail strike in London, Britain, June 21, 2022. Reuters/Henry Nicholls By Anadolu Agency Britain has come to a complete standstill from early hours of Tuesday as thousands of rail workers have started an industrial action, leaving the rail network running with a skeleton

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Britain tells airlines to stop selling flights they can’t deliver

British Airways and Easyjet aircraft are parked at the South Terminal at Gatwick Airport, in Crawley, Britain, August 25, 2021. Reuters/Peter Nicholls/File Photo By Reuters Britain’s Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told airlines to stop selling tickets for flights they cannot staff after a spate of cancellations caused widespread disruption for holidaymakers. Airports across Europe

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China Eastern Airlines plane downed intentionally, claims US media

By Anadolu Agency The fatal crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane in March this year was “intentional,” according to US media reports. “Flight data indicates someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed a China Eastern jet,” US-based Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday night, quoting US officials. A Boeing 737-800 plane of China Eastern Airlines

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