aviation

Plane crashes on takeoff from Havana airport

A Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 with 104 people on board crashed Friday on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, according to Cuba's state-run television. Three passengers were in critical condition after …

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AZAL plane makes emergency landing in Baku

The J2-075 aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), which was flying from Baku to Istanbul, has made an emergency landing at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport due to a technical reason. "The plane landed safely on 9:33 am …

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Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, pilots dead

A Sukhoi-30SM jet of Russia’s Aerospace Force has crashed in Syriam killing both pilots, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "At 09:45 on May 3, a Russian Sukhoi-30SM fighter crashed in the Mediterranean during the climb …

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Russia's military helicopter crashes in Baltic Sea

The Ka-29 military helicopter, which lost contact with the air traffic control, has crashed in the waters of the Baltic Sea in the Kaliningrad Region, the emergencies services said. "According to preliminary data, the helicopter …

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Plane crashes in Algeria killing 200 servicemen - media

No less than 200 military servicemen might have died in a crash of an Ilyushin-76 military transport plane in Algeria, according to local media. The plane crashed shortly after leaving the airdrome of a military base in Boufarik, …

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Egypt Air to perform first flight to Moscow on April 12

Egypt’s air carrier Egypt Air will perform its first flight to Moscow after it was decided to restart aviation service between the countries on April 12, the company said in a statement on Friday. Head of the national carrier Safwat …

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Saratov airlines to launch Ufa-Yerevan flights - media

Russian Saratov Airlines will start operating direct flights from the Russian city Ufa to Armenia’s capital Yerevan, according to UfacityNews.ru. The maiden flight is scheduled for June 9. It will be operated by AN-148 aircraft …

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Iranian rescuers find wreckage of ATR-72 plane

Iranian rescue teams found the wreckage of the ATR-72 plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier, a Revolutionary Guards spokesman said. "The Revolutionary Guards' helicopters this morning …

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Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel

Saudi Arabia has granted for the first time permission for Air India flights headed to Israel to use its airspace, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported. The decision, which will be implemented in March, means that the flights from New …

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Georgian Airways to start flights to 7 European cities

Georgian Airways announced that direct flights from Tbilisi to Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, Berlin​​, Bratislava, Cologne and Bologna will start from March 25, 2018. Each one of the new destinations will be operated twice weekly, except …

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Military plane crashes in Turkey’s Isparta

Three Turkish soldiers were killed after a CASA-type military training plane crashed in the Turkish province of Isparta today. Isparta Governor Şehmus Günaydın has confirmed that two pilots and one technician were …

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Egypt can be opened for Russians already tomorrow

Egypt’s aviation minister Sharif Fathi will travel to Russia to sign protocol agreements to allow the resumption of Russian flights that were suspended after the 2015 bombing of a tourist jet, Egyptian sources and Russia’s minister …

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