The body of a deceased stowaway was discovered after a Royal Air Maroc flight landed in Casablanca Mohammed V Airport from Conakry. He was found in the landing gear.
A fake bomb was discovered on a Qatar Airways flight from Prague to Lebanon. The ‘device’ was simply a bar of soap in a package with wires around it that connected to a push-button mobile phone.
Reports emerged that Airbus had been targeted by multiple cyber-attacks – four in the past year. The attacks, which reportedly were made by Chinese hackers, were looking to target Airbus through its suppliers such as Rolls-Royce. It is alleged that documents relating to the certification process of Airbus Aircraft, the engine on a military transport…
Komal Shah was unable to find a bin to throw her 17-month-old son’s nappy away on a Jetstar flight from Auckland to Palmerston North, so she placed the nappy in a corner within the toilets. A flight attendant scolded Shah telling her she could not change a nappy onboard the flight and told her to…
A flight attendant discovered a black plastic bag containing $466,400 (c. £380,000) in different currencies in an aircraft’s toilet at Khartoum International Airport. The flight attendant believed the bag contained a bomb, but when the airport security checked they found the money.
Wamena Airport suspended flights after protestors burned government buildings and homes in Wamena city because there was an alleged incident of racism by a teacher who had insulted students.
A drone sighting caused to two Emirates flights to divert away from Dubai International Airport.
Mohammad Salah, 65, a Lebanese journalist was falsely arrested on suspicion of having a role in the June 1985 hijacking of TWA flight 847. The man was identified from a passport check after alighting a cruise in Greece; reportedly biometric data led to the arrest. The suspect was believed to be Muhammed Ali Hamadi who…
Two flight attendants were fired by Cathay Pacific Group after an oxygen bottle was found to have been depressurised on a Cathay Dragon flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong. The cannister was discovered during a mid-flight safety check, making it the seventh tampered bottle found over a period of a few weeks.
Rugby League club Old Bar Beach Pirates wore an offensive end of season t-shirt that had the phrase ‘rape and pillage tour’ written on it as they passed through Newcastle Airport. The players were ordered to destroy the t-shirts.