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30 JANUARY 2019: LONDON, ENGLAND

Activists from the Lesbian and Gays Support Migrants group infiltrated the Airlines UK annual dinner event to protest airline carriers’ deportation contracts with the Home Office. Protestors handed out 200 airline travel sickness bags to senior managers within the airline industry as they chanted and held banners stating, “deportation contracts make us sick”.

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29 JANUARY 2019: HEATHROW, ENGLAND

A six-year-old Harris hawk, Milo, who surveys the skies to scare away other birds over Heathrow Airport, was stolen by a gang from the backseat of owner Layla Bennett’s vehicle at the car park of Mercure Hotel. Milo was later found in a back garden in West Drayton and reunited with Bennett after she launched…

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29 JANUARY 2019: PHUKET, THAILAND

Adriana Stanaityte, 21, was rescued having been caught standing on a bridge, seemingly about to attempt suicide by jumping, at Phuket International Airport. It is reported that Stanaityte had travelled from Lithuania to Phuket with her boyfriend, but that they had recently broken up. She booked an early flight home, which she missed.

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29 JANUARY 2019: TAOYUAN, TAIWAN

An EVA Air flight attendant held a press conference, stating that the airline, where she has been working for eight years, questioned whether she had taken part in an adult film and prostituted in the Netherlands. EVA Air received an anonymous letter on 18 January claiming that the flight attendant was in the pornographic video.…

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27 JANUARY 2019: NEPAL

Findings of a report commissioned by the Nepalese government investigating the crash of US-Bangla Airlines flight 211 were released. The flight, which departed from Dhaka, was landing at Tribhuvan International Airport on 12 March when the crash occurred. The plane hit a fence after landing and caught fire killing 51 of the 71 people on…

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27 JANUARY 2019: MUMBAI, INDIA

Mohammed Kazim Mogha, 46, and Mustafa Charaniya, 34, were arrested for posing as fake police officers outside Mumbai International Airport. The men approached Shah Rukh Usman Khan Kansur, 25, and checked his travel documents. Kansur attempted to flee when he began to doubt the legitimacy of the officers. When Kansur shouted for help, immigration officials…