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22 SEPTEMBER 2020: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

YouTube denied access to the live stream of a San Francisco State University webinar featuring Leila Khaled, 76, a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who participated in the hijacking of both TWA flight 840 from Rome to Israel in 1969 and an El Al flight from Amsterdam to New York…

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17 SEPTEMBER 2020: KARACHI, PAKISTAN

It was reported that an investigation by Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) into the authenticity of 282 commercial pilots’ licences found that 82 held fake or illegally obtained documentation, with 32 of these having cheated in their airline transport pilot licence exams. These 32 have had their flying rights suspended for a year and the…

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17 SEPTEMBER 2020: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

A London Metropolitan police officer responsible for the personal security of UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab left a holster containing his loaded semi-automatic Glock 19 pistol on the seat of a United Airlines aircraft after a flight back to London from Washington DC. The pistol was discovered by a cleaner who immediately reported the item.

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9 SEPTEMBER 2020: MUMBAI, INDIA

Numerous members of the Indian press failed to adhere to COVID-19 measures as they ambushed Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut as she arrived in Mumbai on an IndiGo flight from Chandigahr. The incident was filmed by fellow passengers who noted many of the reporters were not wearing their masks properly.

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2 SEPTEMBER 2020: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL

Expedia was accused by Jewish organisation, StandWithUs, of anti-Israel propaganda after the website listed Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport as being ‘Near Israeli Settlement, Palestinian Territories’. Expedia subsequently changed its entry.