Jan 3, 2017

United Airlines worker spends flight in cargo hold

United Airlines is investigating after a vendor employee was found in an aircraft’s cargo hold following a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Washington Dulles International Airport. The airline said Monday that United Express Flight 6060, operated by Mesa Airlines, landed safely on Sunday. ...

Dec 27, 2016

Russia finds first black box from crashed jet in Black Sea

Russia has found the first flight recorder from a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, amid unconfirmed reports that authorities had grounded all aircraft of the same type. The recorder, one ...

Dec 27, 2016

Narita airport introduces fuel cell vehicle

The operator of Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture has introduced the use of a fuel cell vehicle. Fuel cell vehicles are powered by a chemical reaction between oxygen in the air and hydrogen in a tank installed on the vehicles. They are sometimes ...

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

Dec 26, 2016

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

Budget carrier Vanilla Air has launched regular flights from Narita airport to Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines. The unit of ANA holdings Inc. is the first domestic carrier to offer a regular daily round trip between Narita and the resort island of Cebu. ...

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

Dec 22, 2016

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in a handbag was immediately sent home after being caught at Auckland airport, officials said Thursday, calling her attempt “very stupid.” Officials condemned the hapless bid to circumvent strict biosecurity laws ...

Dec 14, 2016

Last vessel searching for MH370 departs on final sweep of ocean

The last vessel searching for missing MH370 has left on its final sweep across the southern Indian Ocean, Australia said Wednesday. The transport minister cautioned the airliner might not be found in coming weeks. Fugro Equator sailed from Fremantle port on Australia’s western coast ...