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Hail storm shatters American Airlines plane, prompts emergency landing (PHOTO)

Published time: 5 Jun, 2018 08:51 Mother Nature’s wrath came down on an American Airlines plane after a hail storm shattered its windshield and damaged its nose cone, forcing the aircraft to make an emergency landing. American Airlines flight AA1897, which departed from San Antonio just after midnight on Sunday, was only in the air for one hour before the ...

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US targets Iran with fresh sanctions against airlines

The US Treasury Department has hit Iran with new and heavy sanctions. They target several Iranian airlines that the US claims were delivering weapons to proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon. Iran will be “battling to keep its economy alive” after the latest sanctions, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech in Washington on Monday. Pompeo demanded ...

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Turkish airlines plane tail smashed in dramatic collision at Istanbul Intl’ Airport (VIDEO)

A dramatic collision took place at Istanbul-Ataturk International Airport, as a South Korean Asiana passenger plane sliced into the tail of a Turkish Airlines plane while taxiing on the runaway. Footage has emerged showing the moment the two planes collided on Sunday. The South Korean Asiana A330 airplane, which was heading for Seoul, can be seen making its way to ...

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Police taze ‘combative’ American Airlines passenger (VIDEO)

A ‘disruptive’ air passenger was tazed multiple times on board an American Airlines flight Sunday after he refused to be escorted from the plane by police. The incident was filmed by an eye-witness as passengers were boarding American Airlines flight 2446 from Miami to Chicago O’Hare. Footage shows a man remonstrating with Miami police officers in the aisle of the ...

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Alaska Airlines chucked Down syndrome teen off flight after he vomited

A family was booted off an Alaska Airlines flight and stranded at the airport after their son with Down syndrome was sick before boarding. The company says he posed a health risk.   The family was traveling to Seattle from St. Louis on Monday after an Easter trip, when Alaska Airline attendants demanded they disembark the plane. “After boarding the ...

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Flying high: Russia's Aeroflot makes eDreams’ top 10 full-service airlines

Russia’s leading airline Aeroflot has entered the list of the world’s most popular carriers, according to a survey conducted by airline booking platform, eDreams, based on 60,000 passenger reviews. Aeroflot was ranked eighth, surpassing Air France and TAP Portugal. The state-run carrier reportedly received high marks from foreign travelers based on four major characteristics: comfort, flight check-in, onboard service and ...

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75% of mid-flight pet deaths in US were on United Airlines in 2017

Eighteen out of 24 pets who died on domestic US flights last year were carried by United Airlines. The latest tragedy came on Monday, when two passengers were forced to put their puppy in an overhead locker. Data from the US Department of Transportation showed United, whose slogan is “Fly the Friendly Skies,” was the least pet-friendly of all domestic ...

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United Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu after engine blows out (IMAGES, VIDEO)

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its engine failed en route to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Boeing 777 aircraft was flying to the Pacific island from the San Francisco International Airport in California when the incident happened. Dramatic footage captured by passenger Erik Haddad shows parts of the ...

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Birthday blessing: Man who miraculously survived Saratov Airlines crash talks to RT

A Russian man has cheated death – on his birthday. After deciding not to fly aboard the Saratov Airlines plane that crashed near Moscow on Sunday, Maksim Kolomeitsev says a chill ran down his spine when he heard the news. Real estate agent Kolomeitsev was scheduled to travel home aboard the ill-fated Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 jet that crashed near ...

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Putin offers condolences to families of those killed in Saratov Airlines crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to the families of people killed in the Saratov Airlines jet crash and ordered a probe into the tragic and deadly incident, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Vladimir Putin “offers his deep condolences to those who lost their loved ones in this accident,” Dmitry Peskov said in a statement. He added that Putin ...

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