The groundings by Southwest Airlines and Gol Linhas Aereas come after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration told aircraft operators last week to inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airliners for structural cracks.
"The pilots did not have any room for manoeuvre," said aviation expert Vadim Lukashevich. "They were lucky because they landed in the field where there were no buildings. But still, they worked in an extreme situation and did not make a single mistake. At least I did not notice a single error."
After losing the use of his legs in a plane crash, a Spanish engineer has launched a new kind of flight school where other paraplegics can learn how to fly planes.
'Flight shame' website spells out emissions toll on global climate
British Airways IT problems cause flight cancellations and delays
An American Airlines flight bound for the UK capital was forced to divert to Boston on Sunday evening after a strange odour was reported in the cabin.
The new room in Pittsburgh's airport could be a game-changer for some families.
France announced on Tuesday that it will levy an eco-tax on passengers flight. Euronews takes at which other EU countries have implemented a similar tax.
France is set to apply a new tax on almost all flights departing from its airports, which is expected to raise €180 million in its first year. But how will it affect those travelling?
Members of an aerial display team in the Swiss air force accidentally conducted a fly-by over the wrong location, interrupting a local yodeling festival.
Ten people were injured in the incident aboard the ALK Airlines flight including a flight attendant who was thrown into the ceiling.
No one before had achieved such a feat, but the succesful flight itself was marred with intense difficulty.
About 9,000 planes were scheduled to travel in the UK airspace on Friday, a record.
At least 41 people died, including children, after a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing due to fire on board in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, investigators said in a statement,
SAS reaches deal with unions to end week-long pilot strike
Birmingham Airport flights resume following air traffic control fault