Showing posts with label Flights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Flights. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Iraqi PM Reopens Kurdish Airports to International Flights

Kurdish Airports to International Flights
Iraq is reopening airports in the country's Kurdish region to international flights after federal authority was restored at the hubs, according to a statement from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Turkey, Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon suspend international flights to KRG-operated airports

Turkish Airlines
Turkey will suspend all international flights to and from airports operated by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) starting from Friday, the Turkish consulate-general in Irbil said Wednesday.

Lebanon to suspend flights to northern Iraq

Lebanon to suspend flights to northern Iraq
The Lebanese Middle East Airlines announced on Wednesday that will suspend its flights from Beirut to Erbil and vice-versa, according to the Iraqi government's request.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Iran Closes Airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Iran Closes Airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan Region
Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced on Sunday that it has closed its airspace to all flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan region at the demand of the Baghdad government.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

US to curb electronic devices on Middle East flights

The US is set to ban large electronic devices such as laptops and cameras in the cabin on flights from eight Middle Eastern countries, according to two airlines in the region and media reports.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Christmas typhoon leaves four dead in Philippines

A powerful typhoon left at least four people dead and eight missing as it crossed the Philippine archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas holidays with strong winds, heavy rains and destructive flooding.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Powerful Typhoon Nock-Ten Slams into Philippines, Spoiling Christmas

A powerful typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Christmas Day, spoiling the biggest holiday in Asia's largest Catholic nation, where a governor offered roast pig to entice villagers to abandon family celebrations for emergency shelters.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

China issues 'red alert' for Typhoon Meranti; hundreds of flights and trains cancelled

China on Wednesday issued the highest "red alert" and cancelled hundreds of flights and trains as it braced for violent gales and heavy rains accompanying Typhoon Meranti, which is expected to hit its southern coast.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Russia lifts charter flights ban on Turkey

The Russian government signed on Sunday a decree lifting the restrictions on charter flights to Turkey after an eight-month ban introduced due to tensions between the two countries arising from the downing of a Russian warplane by Ankara in Nov. 2015.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Security threat at the airport Cologne-Bonn: all flights have been cancelled

The Federal police in Germany have temporarily cancelled all flights at the airport Cologne-Bonn, located in the West of Germany, in connection with the security threat. Police are searching for the person who entered the territory of the airport, past the control.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

US, Russian defense officials discuss flight safety over Syria

U.S. and Russian defense officials on Thursday held a video conference to discuss implementation of the U.S.-Russia memorandum of understanding on flight safety over Syrian airspace, the Pentagon said.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

US airliner lands safely after hours of circling

A Southwest Airlines flight landed safely on Wednesday at Oakland International Airport in northern California on the US west coast after flying for hours in a holding pattern due to "a landing gear issue."

Friday, November 27, 2015

Turkey suspends Syria flights after crisis with Russia

The Turkish army has suspended flights over Syria as part of an ongoing joint military campaign with the United States against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) after it shot down a Russian jetfighter, sparking an unprecedented crisis between Ankara and Moscow.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Lebanon Stops Rerouting Flights as Russia Halts Maneuvers

Beirut airport stopped rerouting flights on Sunday after Russian military maneuvers over the eastern Mediterranean ended a day early, Lebanon's transport minister said.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Lebanon Works on Maintaining Beirut Airport Operation Amid Russian Drills

The Lebanese Transport Ministry said it is working out a set of measures to maintain operations of the Beirut international airport during the three-day Russian military drills in the Mediterranean Sea.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Chinese Defense Ministry: US jets' flight monitored.(video cctv) -Senkaku/Diaoyu issue

China's Ministry of National Defense says it had monitored the path of the two US jets that entered its air defense identification zone Tuesday noon, and that it was able to identified the model of the aircraft.

A ministry spokesman reiterated that China has effective control over the airspace and will monitor any aircraft that enters it.

Two US military flew around the Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea without identifying themselves and their flight path, defying China's rules for the newly declared zone.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Pentagon/USA: Flights over Senkaku Islands were unrelated to dispute between Japan and China. -Senkaku/Diaoyu issue

The US military flew two aircraft over islands in the East China Sea under dispute between Japan and China, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Crosson, a Pentagon spokesman, said the planes were not armed and had an "uneventful flight" during the long-planned missions, which occurred early Tuesday.
Crosson said the flights over the Senkaku Islands were unrelated to the dispute between Japan and China. China on Saturday declared an air defence zone in the East China Sea, the latest in a series of incidents in its escalating dispute with Japan over the islands.

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