Thomas Cook finding it tough to get out this mess and risks collapse

178- year-old Thomas Cook shares were branded worthless yesterday, which triggered a collapse in the value of UK’s oldest travel business and alarming customers scheduled to go on holiday this summer to its ,holiday resorts around the world. The iconic groups shares fell 40 per cent after Citigroup said it was at risk of vicious…

Miracle as pilot lands plane carrying 89 people with no front wheel safely

Myanmar National Airlines  pilot landed his Embrarer 190 plane carrying 89 people safely with no front wheel in Myanmar’s Mandalay on Sunday after the aircraft’s landing gear failed. All the passengers and crew members inside the plane were relieved they were Sade. The touchdown was the second instance of a malfunctioning flight in less than…

41 killed after Aeroflot burst into flames in Moscow

Forty-one people died after a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Super jet 100-95, SU1492 carrying 73 people and 5 crew made an emergency landing burst into flames after take off from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport at 18:02 local time (15:02 GMT) bound for Murmansk. The crew sent a distress SOS signal when “malfunctions” occurred in bad weather. After…

Bombardier to dispose off its Belfast business

In line with previous warnings of the consequences of a hard Brexit, Bombardier is looking to dispose its operations in Northern Ireland, where the Canadian Aerospace Group is on the biggest employers with a workforce of 3, 600. During the restructuring their planned disposal includes operations in Morocco, alongside a wider restructuring of its aerospace…

Boeing CEO denies 737 Max design control flaw

  Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, CEO of Emirates and president of Dubai’s Civil Aviation Authority, one of Boeing’s largest customer has threatened to order aircraft from its arch-rival, and  seek compensation for the grounding of 14 737 Max jets at Emirates’ sister airline Flydubai, which has more than 230 on order.  He added that…

Crash of the Hyper modern dream machine

Concorde had completed 25 years of successful flights whisking wealthy passengers from rock stars to diplomats to corporate titans  – between continents flying twice the speed of sound. This is a tale of Concorde crash, the investigation into its causes and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future. Charles Lindbergh in his Spirit…

Drunk lawyer jailed for racist rant in midair

Simone Burns (50), a human rights lawyer who spat at a flight attendant and was filmed shouting at Air India cabin crew in a racist and foul mouthed tirade during a nine-hour flight from Mumbai to London Heathrow last November  was initially served with 3, 25cl bottles of wine on the flight  then refused to…

United Airlines does an emergency landing

United Airline flight 4390 operated by regional arm United Jet , en route from Knoxville, Tennessee to `Houston, Texas  made an emergency landing when two of its cockpit screens went blank mid-flight due to a cooling issue. the flight was subsequently diverted to  Dallas /Fort worth Airport after the pilot announced that the flight had…

Wow Air failure

Iceland’s Wow Air has stopped all flights, stranding thousands of Passengers. Its website says Wow has ceased operations and cancelled all flights and passenger needing to travel should book with other airlines. The carrier which had been in funding talks with investors, flew from London Stanstead and Gatwick in the UK. Wow was founded in…

South West Airline’s Boeing Max 8 makes an emergency landing

A South West Airline Boeing Max 8 aircraft without any passengers made an emergency landing in the US Orlando after experiencing an engine problem. The plane was heading to California for repositioning  but made a safe emergency landing in Orlando. Southwest Flight 8701 departed from Orlando International at 2:50pm Tuesday, but was forced to return…