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Jet Airways passenger's tweet to PM Narendra Modi triggers hijack scare – Here's what exactly happened

Jet Airways passenger's tweet to PM Narendra Modi triggers hijack scare – Here's what exactly happened

In a statement, a Jet Airways spokesperson said a passenger tweeted a message involving a security threat necessitating activation of the security protocol.

Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said.

Grinder Muivah discharged after hijack charges dropped in 2000

Grinder Muivah, arrested in 2000 in Kolkata on the charge that he attempted hijacking an Indian Airlines aircraft, was later discharged by a court.

Cyprus remands suspected EgyptAir hijacker who wanted to see ex-wife

Cyprus remands suspected EgyptAir hijacker who wanted to see ex-wife

A court in Cyprus on Wednesday remanded an Egyptian national in custody on suspicion of hijacking an EgyptAir aircraft with a fake suicide belt and diverting it to the east Mediterranean island.

EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

An EgyptAir plane on a domestic flight was hijacked on Tuesday and later landed in Cyprus, where all but four foreign passengers and the crew were released.

Hijack suspected as Malaysian cargo ship goes missing

Malaysian authorities were Thursday searching for a cargo ship that has been missing for a week and is feared hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, a coast guard official said.