On January 15th, 2009, US Airways pilot Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger became an overnight hero after successfully landing a plane with 155 people onboard in New York’s Hudson…
The world’s largest aircraft, the Airlander 10, has sustained damage during its second test flight in central England.
A firefighter has died while fighting a blaze after an Emirates Airlines plane burst into flames after it crash-landed at Dubai International Airport.
Richard Branson’s dream of commercial space tourism is a step closer to reality.
Solar Impulse 2, a plane powered purely by the sun's energy, is on the penultimate leg of its 16-month long journey, flying from Spain to Egypt.
The loss of EgyptAir flight MS804 is another blow for Egypt's tourism industry, a cornerstone of the country's economy, and it comes at a time of heightened security concerns for the travel industry.
The Aero 2016 show in the German city of Friedrichshafen on the shores of Lake Constance was a success according to organisers. Some 30,000 visitors
It had to happen, and now it has. After several near-misses and warnings from pilots and plane companies, a drone has hit a passenger jet trying to
Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir
A man thought to be strapped with explosives hijacked an EgyptAir plane on a flight between Alexandria and Cairo on Tuesday. The aircraft was forced
This week on Utalk, Anita in London asked: “One year after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane, what measures have been taken to
Air France plane narrowly avoids collision with drone An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an
Dutch police are training eagles to remove drones they say pose a threat to public safety. Sjoerd Hoogendoorn of “Guard from Above,” the company
Netherlands police have come up with a novel method of disabling dangerous drones which, they believe, has the potential to be a soaraway success
The fourth version of Boeing’s 737 jet has taken to the skies for the first time, in the US. The MAX aircraft features new engines from
This week on Utalk, Anna in Brussels asks: “I will be travelling by plane for Christmas. What can I carry in my hand luggage? And what should
Ukraine’s ban on flights to Russia announced three weeks ago comes into effect on Sunday, meaning longer more expensive journeys for people wanting
More than 400 flights were cancelled at airports along the US east coast on Saturday (August 15) because of an issue with a flight-tracking system in
Two pilots along with two Air Baltic crew members have been arrested on suspicion of ‘alcohol abuse’. The Latvian crew were taken off their flight at
Rome’s Fiumicino airport resumed full operations after smoke from a forest fire on Wednesday forced Italy’s busiest hub to suspend takeoffs and
This is a landing some passengers may remember for a while to come. Conversely, it may be one they will be in a hurry to forget. The captain
A Lufthansa plane with 108 passengers on board nearly collided with a drone as it approached Warsaw’s main airport on Monday afternoon (July 20 ) The
A Lufthansa plane with 108 passengers on board nearly collided with a drone as it approached Warsaw’s main airport on Monday afternoon, the airline
Air France-KLM have presented their new short-haul carrier, baptised HOP! It will offer new links for the domestic French market to better compete
French magazine Paris Match and German daily Bild report that a cellphone video found in the Germanwings wreckage shows the flight's last moments
Torn up sick notes have been found showing that the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps killing all 150 people on
Following the Germanwings crash, a number of European airlines have changed their rules so that two people are in the cockpit of their planes at all
Investigators try to uncover more information about co-pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed ill-fated Germanwings jet.