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February 23, 2018 12:19 AM New aviation stats should ease any fears of flying

New stats confirm that 2017 was a good year to fly. — Michal Krakowiak/Istock.com pic via AFPLONDON, Feb 23 — New figures confirm that 2017 was a good year for commercial aviation, continuing a downward trend in fatal accidents and improvements in airline safety. If you've ever been nervous about flying, or know someone with a deep-seated fear, these 74

February 19, 2018 7:10 AM Carnival probes security personnel’s response to brawl in South Pacific cruise

President of Carnival Cruise Line Australia Sture Myrmell and vice president and general manager of Carnival Cruise Line Jennifer Vandekreeke speak to the media in Sydney, Australia, February 16, 2018. — Reuters picSYDNEY, Feb 19 — Carnival Corp, the world’s largest cruise operator, said today it was investigating the response of its security personnel 33

February 18, 2018 9:24 AM Plane crashes in Iran killing all 66 aboard

The plane crashed into Dena mountain, and was carrying 60 passengers— Reuters picTEHRAN, Feb 18 — An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains today killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan 103

February 18, 2018 8:26 AM Plane crashes in Iran with more than 50 aboard, says media

Iranian media reported that the plane crashed in the Semirom area, a mountainous terrain. — AFP picTEHRAN, Feb 18 — An Iranian passenger plane has crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains with more than 50 people on board, the head of the country’s emergency services told local media on Sunday. “This plane has crashed in the Semirom area and all emergency 28

February 17, 2018 11:48 AM Call for justice as Filipina's body returns home from Kuwait

ILOILO, Philippines: More than a hundred relatives and supporters of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait brandished banners demanding justice as her coffin was returned home on Saturday. The family of Joanna Demafelis openly wept as the white casket was unloaded at an airport cargo terminal in the central city of Iloilo 34

February 17, 2018 1:55 AM Malaysia Airlines dismisses claims Jeddah flight had technical difficulties

Kelab Info Malaysia’s Facebook post mentioned mentioned that flight MH8008 from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah was facing some technical difficulties. — AFP picPETALING JAYA, Feb 17 ― Malaysia Airlines has denied claims that its Flight MH8008, enroute from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Jeddah on February 16 had experienced technical difficulties. In a Facebook 44

February 14, 2018 4:57 AM Jet engine falls apart mid-air on its way from San Francisco to Honolulu

IMAGINE on a flight where the engine begins to fall apart in mid-air ..... Passengers who boarded the United Airlines could relate to this horrifying experience. United Flight 1175 left San Francisco International Airport at 9.30am on Tuesday. The five-hour-plus journey was going well until the parts of the Boeing 777-222 aircraft starts to peel off 40 minutes 19

February 14, 2018 2:34 AM Supersonic air travel ‘next big thing,’ billionaire Branson says

Branson's Virgin Galactic is already working with Boom Technology Inc on its supersonic jet. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 14 — Supersonic jetliner travel, which ended more than a decade ago with the Concorde, will make a comeback and transform the aviation industry in coming years, according to billionaire Richard Branson. “The next big thing, hopefully 70

February 11, 2018 1:53 PM Plane crashes near Moscow, killing 71 people say agencies

Russian state media said debris had been found and that there were no survivors of the crash. — Reuters picMOSCOW, Feb 11 — A plane operated by Russia’s Saratov Airlines crashed near Moscow otoday, killing all 71 people on board, news agencies said. There were 65 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane which went missing from radars less than 10 minutes 35

February 9, 2018 7:36 AM CEO: Malaysia Airlines to be profitable in Q1 of 2019

Malaysia Airlines CEO Izham Ismail says while the market outlook for the national carrier for 2018 is tough it is likely be profitable by the first quarter of 2019. — Picture courtesy of Malaysia Airlines BerhadPETALING JAYA, Feb 9 — Malaysia Airlines will likely be profitable by the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), says chief executive officer, Izham Ismail 13