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

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Monday, December 19, 2022

11 people seriously injured amid turbulence on Hawaii flight

Eleven people were seriously injured on a flight from Phoenix on Sunday after the plane encountered severe turbulence about 30 minutes outside Honolulu, Hawaii, the AP reported citing Honolulu Emergency Medical Services.

Friday, August 5, 2022

Flights cancelled, rerouted over China’s drills near Taiwan

Asian airlines have cancelled or rerouted numerous flights to avoid military exercises China is carrying out around Taiwan following Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the democratically-ruled island.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

China blocks some US flights after passengers get COVID | Al Jazeera

American Airlines Group Inc. and United Airlines Holdings Inc. said Chinese aviation regulators have blocked some of their flights from entry as the country steps up precautions against Covid-19, triggering discussions between industry representatives and government agencies.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Foreign tourists flock to South African airports in bid to urgently leave country - TASS

Crowds of foreign tourists flocked to South African airports on Saturday, trying to urgently leave the country following reports that a new highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 variant named ‘omicron’ was identified there.

Friday, November 26, 2021

Coronavirus: EU to block flights after Belgium new variant case - BBC News

EU nations should impose an emergency flight ban on countries where a new coronavirus variant has been found, the European Commission has said, as Belgium confirmed a case.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Austria Slams Russia Over Cancelled Vienna-Moscow Flight - UrduPoint

Austria on Thursday slammed Russia after it refused to allow an Austrian Airlines flight to be rerouted to avoid Belarusian airspace, resulting in the Vienna-Moscow service being cancelled.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Kremlin denies political context behind Russia’s decision to restrict flights to Turkey - TASS

Russia’s decision to restrict passenger flights to Turkey has no political implication and is prompted solely by a spike in the Covid incidence in that country, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.

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.

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